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This section contains information for current or future chiropractic patients. If you have a topic of interest that we can address, we would love to know! Please email us at scca@capconsc.com.

 

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a science, art, and philosophy of things natural. It is one of the fastest growing health care professions in the world due to the growing realization of its effectiveness as a natural, non-invasive and drugless approach to health and life. Chiropractic is America`s third largest primary health care profession, exceeded in numbers only by dentists and medical doctors. Doctors of chiropractic practice a conservative, non-surgical method of care based on the premise that the body is capable of achieving and maintaining health through its own innate recuperative powers, provided that it receives the necessary elements including proper nutrition, clean air, water, rest, exercise, and a properly functioning nervous system.

 

What to Expect on Your First Visit

Many new patients are not sure what to expect during their first appointment with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). Chiropractors start by taking a patient’s history and then performing a physical examination to develop a working diagnosis. Imaging or lab tests (such as MRI, CT scan or X-ray) may be used to confirm a diagnosis. The combination of the history, exam, and diagnostic studies will enable your doctor of chiropractic to reach a diagnosis, which will help him or her to determine whether chiropractic services are appropriate for your condition.

 

For more information on chiropractic treatment, CLICK HERE to visit the American Chiropractic Association's website.

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