Chiropractic Care

There are multiple types of chiropractic care methods. Our most common methods are listed below.

There are two types of chiropractic care:

ACTIVE CARE which includes Relief, Correction and Stabilization of a condition. This care requires frequent visits that reduce in frequency as the patient improves. In addition to the chiropractic adjustments, treatment during this phase of care usually requires additional services such as physical therapy rehabilitative exercises. A doctor-prescribed treatment plan is necessary during this care phase and treatment intervals typically do not exceed 2 weeks. This is the only type of care that is considered by the insurance industry to be “medically necessary” and potentially covered by any insurance benefits.

MAINTENANCE CARE is meant to prevent future relapses and maintain the condition after active care has been completed. This is also known as Wellness or Preventative Care. This care requires periodic check-up visits in order to prevent future relapses and/or maintain the health status that was achieved during active care. Maintenance care visits are usually anywhere from 2 weeks intervals to 3 month intervals, although most patients would ideally benefit from monthly chiropractic check-ups to stay in optimal health and wellness. The insurance industry considers maintenance/wellness/preventative chiropractic care to be “not-medically necessary” and therefore does not cover these types of visits – similar to your car insurance not covering oil changes and tune-ups which are required for proper vehicle maintenance.

Techniques

MPI (Motion Palpation Institute):
Motion palpation is a diagnostic technique used by the doctor to locate joint dysfunction within the spinal column and extremities. This is a standard diagnostic tool and technique for the chiropractic profession.

Diversified Technique:
This technique is the most common of all chiropractic techniques and probably most familiar to patients. The manipulation/adjustment entails a high velocity, low-amplitude thrust delivered by hand and possibly with assistance from a table or block.

Cox Flexion and Distraction:
Cox® Technic is a non-surgical, doctor-controlled, hands on spinal manipulation performed with the patient lying on The Cox® Table. The table permits the effective administration of flexion-distraction and decompression adjustment and manipulation. The goal of Cox® Technic is to help the spinal pain patient go from “pain” to “no pain” as quickly as possible.

What We Treat
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The following is a comprehensive list of ailments, pains, injuries and disorders that we treat. There are other things we treat that may not be included on this list.

  • Back and Neck Injuries
  • Sore or Torn Musclesindianapolis chiropractor plantar fasciitis
  • TMJ Disorder
  • Whiplash
  • Arthritis
  • Headaches
  • SI Joint Pain

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