Frequently Asked Questions in Parker

Find out the answers Parker Chiropractors frequently give to patients seeking to learn more about chiropractic care at their office. Learning more about chiropractic and its benefits can help you find the best chiropractor for you. If you have a question you don't see answered below, reach out to your team at Lifetime Advantage Center at (303) 814-8000.

What is a chiropractor?

A chiropractor is a doctor who examines the spine most commonly using x-rays and palpation techniques to identify "subluxations" (bones out of place) that create tension or pressure upon nerves disrupting normal nerve flow, causing tissue and cell disfunction, leading to symptoms and if left uncorrected disease.

What is chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care consists of regular and periodic adjustments to the spine performed either by hand or using an instrument to reposition subluxated bones back towards normal position there by decreasing nerve irritation, restoring normal nerve flow and ultimately normal tissue and bodily function. In addition, Chiropractic is a very effective form of safe pain relief.

Are chiropractors doctors?

Yes. Pre-med degree courses, AS or BS degree followed by 4 years of chiropractic college. Four parts of National boards followed by State boards for each state is required to practice.

What is the history of chiropractic care?

Chiropractic got its modern day start in 1895.
Founder and Developer respectively, DD Palmer and BJ Palmer started Palmer Chiropractic college in Davenport, Iowa

What does a chiropractor do?

Complete exam and necessary x-rays followed by specific spinal adjustments provided there are no contraindications to adjusting revealed on x-ray or in the history.

Are chiropractors useful?

Useful beyond belief and under used, about (9% of the population sees a chiropractor consistently.) Chiropractors improve lives regularly! They help people avoid harmful drugs and surgery.

Does chiropractic work?

Very well....See Manga Report - https://chiro.org/chimages/chiropage/manga.html

Are chiropractors safe?

Both safe and effective as proven by the very low malpractice insurance rates. ($1200 - $2500 PER YEAR)

Are there chiropractic adjustment side effects?

Yes, better health, less pain, more range of motion, better sleep to name a few. Some soreness is common when restoring a joint to normal motion.

How many chiropractic sessions do you need?

It depends on what YOUR goal is and what you want to counteract and/or level of health you want to maintain.

How much does a chiropractic care cost?

$20 - 70 per cash visit depending on what is done and where you live in the country.

Why should you choose our office?

Consistently great results. We offer specific help for patients with spinal disc problems, We accept all insurance and offer affordable care plans in addition to acupuncture for those interested.

What are common chiropractic techniques?

Thompson drop, Gonstead / full spine, upper cervical

What does a chiropractor treat?

Correction of the CAUSE of dis-ease in humans

How do chiropractors relieve pain from injuries or accidents?

Reduction in nerve pressure / stress to allow the body to properly heal.

What other conditions can be treated by chiropractic care?

Chiropractor don’t "Treat" any specific conditions other than vertebral subluxations. That said very FEW conditions don't respond well to proper chiropractic care as a result of IMPROVED NERVE FLOW.

How does a chiropractor help neck pain?

Adjust spinal misalignments, reducing nerve irritation, the body begins to heal symptoms subside.

How does a chiropractor help sciatica?

Adjust spinal misalignments, reducing nerve irritation, the body begins to heal symptoms subside.

What types of pain do chiropractors treat?

Adjust spinal misalignments, reducing nerve irritation, the body begins to heal symptoms subside.

Do chiropractic adjustments hurt?

Very rarely. It depends how acute or inflamed a patient is at the time of the first adjustment.

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

Yes

Why do adjustments sometimes make a popping sound?

Joint separation under pressure creates a pop.

Are all patients adjusted the same way?

No, all are adjusted a specific way for the specific area of the spine. Age and condition also dictate the type of adjustment performed.

Will a chiropractic adjustment completely remove back pain?

In some cases yes, in some cases no. It depends on the severity of the patient’s problem and or how long they have been mismanaged by pain med use and traditional types of treatments.

Can I learn to adjust myself?

You can make your spine pop, but that is not and adjustment anymore than you pulling your own tooth and saying it is the same as a dentist.

Will I be required to remove my clothing at my appointment?

No, not in a normal chiropractic visit.

Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children?

Yes, many people have been adjusted since birth.

What type of education and training do chiropractors have?

Pre-med degree courses, AS or BS degree followed by 4 years of chiropractic college.

4 parts of National boards followed by State boards for each state required to practice.

OFFICE HOURS


Monday
9:00am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
9:00am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm


Friday
By Appointment


Saturday
9:00am - 11:00am


Sunday
Closed

Due to Covid Restrictions,
we require appointments.
(no walk-ins)

Lifetime Advantage Center

12900 Stroh Ranch Place #105
Parker, CO 80134

(303) 814-8000