Finding a Chiropractor
Chiropractic care deals with manipulating the back to help the nerves flow throughout the body. A patient experiences great relief when a chiropractor treats his back. Finding the chiropractor that works best for you plays a part in getting the most out of your chiropractic treatments.
Decide what type of chiropractor technique you like best. Familiarity with chiropractic care helps you know which technique you like the most. Some chiropractors use their hands to manipulate the spine, whereas others use an instrument. Some apply deeper, joint-popping adjustment and others apply low force adjusting.
Ask your friends, family members, co-workers if they could recommend a chiropractor based on what technique you like best.
Check with your primary care physician for recommendations.
Try to get multiple recommendations for one particular chiropractor. Odds are in your favor that the chiropractor is trustworthy and helpful.
Call the chiropractor from your recommendations and set an appointment to meet the doctor. Most chiropractors offer free consultations.
Prepare for the meeting by writing down a list of questions you want to know about the doctor. You can ask about his techniques or if he uses nutritional counseling, rehabilitation, strength training, massage therapy and bio physics.
Go to the appointment and get a free consult. Get your questions answered and feel comfortable to ask more. Find out what treatment plan she recommends to handle your back problem.
If you do not understand the treatment program, make sure you ask questions.
Find out if the chiropractor does everything in his capacity, within a few treatments as possible, to get you feeling better, and can he offer advice on applying exercise techniques (like bio physics) to prevent back problems in the future, working more toward a self-help approach outside the chiropractor clinic.
Bodybuilders and exercise enthusiasts experience great relief with chiropractic care. Locating a chiropractor that works best for you plays an important part in getting the most out of your chiropractic treatments. So, take the time to find the right chiropractor for you.