We often hear patients telling us that they are just coming in for a "tune-up," and we think that's great! Keeping yourself healthy and feeling great can help you avoid problems in the future. There can be some confusion, however, when it comes to how insurance handles these visits.
Many insurance plans cover chiropractic care for acute care (relieving immediate pain and restoring function), but they may not cover maintenance or wellness care (those "tune-up" visits). To learn more, check out the Acute Care vs. Wellness Care page of our website.
Remember that total back care costs are lower for patients who receive chiropractic treatment. Paying for wellness care now may keep you from having serious problems in the future!
Watching the Olympics has got us thinking about Sports Injuries. Participating in sports can be a big part of being healthy, and it's fun, but injuries can occur often during sports participation. In many cases these injuries can be prevented with proper warm-ups and cool downs, the use of safety equipment, and a focus on proper techniques.
Check out this information from the ACA on common sports injuries and their diagnosis and treatment to learn more.
Acupuncture can be used to treat chronic pain, help with the symptoms of menopause, induce labor for pregnant women, and treat countless other conditions. Just in case you don't think that's enough, here's another cool thing about acupuncture:
Preliminary research being done at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is showing that acupuncture can improve cognitive functioning in the elderly and reduce the risk of dementia development.
Click here to read more about this study.
Did you know that 31 million Americans are experiencing low-back pain at any given time? For more facts and statistics about back pain, check out the link below.
ACA Back Pain Facts and Statistics
Ever wonder what chiropractic care can do for you? These research studies show some of the amazing benefits of chiropractic.
Click here for the Top 10 Chiropractic Research Studies of 2013
Central Lakes College puts out a newsletter called The Ripple Effect, and they did a story on our very own Dr. Jennifer Person. You can learn more about Dr. Jennifer and about Family Chiropractic!
Click here to read the article about Dr. Jennifer from CLC's publication The Ripple Effect.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality chiropractic care for you and your family at a reasonable cost. We strive to provide care that is efficient and in a timely manner for your health and wellness needs.