Wear comfortable clothing. I want you to be able to relax while you are in the office. You can be adjusted in just about any attire. What you are comfortable in is up to you.
The first visit includes an examination required by law. Plan for 45 minutes to an hour for the first visit. After that, appointments will take between 10 and 30 minutes depending on which treatment is best for you.
We may find some tender or sore spots, but as we loosen things up you will feel better. Treatment does not have to hurt. The appropriate treatment for each person is unique and varies. In general, adjustments do not hurt when they are performed.
Yes. Absolutely! It is highly recommended that pregnant women get adjusted.
No, we take cash, check, credit cards, and HSA cards.
It is very common that people feel sore and tired after their first visit. That is a result of moving the joints back into proper position and the muscles have to accommodate them. It is similar to having a workout. Soreness is usually less common as the treatments progress.
Anyone who has a spine and nervous system (EVERYONE!) can get adjusted. What and how adjustments are performed is different for every age and every body.
The popping noise is gas (mostly carbon dioxide) being released from between the joint spaces as things move back into the proper place.
It is important to have the entire spine in alignment; however, there are many ways to adjust each joint in the body and Dr. Nicole is more than happy to utilize different techniques to make sure that you are as comfortable during the treatment. Trust and communication are key in a good doctor-patient relationship and Dr. Nicole will answer any questions you may have in regards to your personalized care.
Muscle sprains and strains