Will I have to continue seeing a chiropractor forever?
This is a common question, and although many of our patients have been with us for years, the answer is no. There are specific conditions which may require extended treatment, but typically our patients feel better within weeks.
Are chiropractic services covered by my insurance?
Every health insurance policy will differ in regards to chiropractic services, but most insurance companies will cover 80-100% of all of our procedures. To avoid any confusion, our office will check your benefit coverage for you. For more information about insurance we accept please visit the Insurance page.
Can I see a chiropractor if I have a bulged or herniated disc?
Duncan Chiropractic Group specializes in treating bulging discs, slipped discs, and herniated discs and for the majority, our treatment helps patients to avoid surgery. We utilize state-of-the-art, highly-effective technologies to alleviate these issues, including our Triton DTS decompression table.
I had back surgery can I see a chiropractor?
Yes. It is common for almost half of the people who have had surgery on their spine to have their original symptoms return over time. In addition to helping to prevent the need for surgery in the first place, chiropractic treatment can help reduce the need for repeat spinal surgeries.
Should I visit a chiropractor after an accident?
After an automobile accident or other types of accidents that result in acute pain or immobility, you should go to the emergency room or see a medical doctor. They will offer immediate treatment and collect the appropriate imaging and documentation. We recommend visiting us within 5 days of the accident to get needed relief from pain that exceeds painkillers. Learn more about our accident treatments here.
Is it safe to see a chiropractor if I'm pregnant?
Yes. Chiropractic treatment is completely safe during pregnancy and many methods, including low force adjustments help to reduce pain and improve pregnancy. Furthermore, prenatal chiropractic helps to make labor and delivery easier on both mom and baby. At Duncan Chiropractic our adjustment methods are always adapted to meet the patient's unique needs, weight, age, and condition of health. In fact, Dr. Crandall specializes in prenatal and pediatric care, allowing us to provide expert chiropractic care for mothers and young children.
Can chiropractic adjustments benefit athletes?
Yes. When combined with sport specific exercise and stretching, adjustments can help athletes to feel better and improve their performance. Dr. Hilton has a specialized top-level certification in strength and conditioning to provide the best care for athletes. Furthermore, Dr. Hilton is the only certified chiropractic sports physician in Livingston County.
Can I crack my own back?
Cracking your own back may feel good at first, but the long-term effect can be harmful. Our chiropractors have the training and experience needed to properly adjust your back, resolving issues in your muscles and ligaments, so that you don't feel the need to crack your own back.
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