A visit to a Chiropractor in Greer, SC area can be an intimidating experience if you don’t know what to expect. Here are some information that should help eliminate some of the fear and anxiety when visiting a Chiropractor for the first time.
A Chiropractor will follow specific criteria to diagnose and determine what plan of treatment and care is best suited for you.
During a consultation, the Chiropractor needs to know what symptoms and the level of pain you are experiencing. Then, the Chiropractor does a complete physical evaluation. Also, the Chiropractor in Greer, SC will gently palpate the areas of your body that are bothering you. For example, if you are experiencing low back pain, the Chiropractor will palpate the lumbar joints; if you are experiencing headaches, the Chiropractor will palpate the joints of the neck.
On occasion, the Chiropractor may need to take some x-rays of the spine especially if you have had long term problems or accident(s), and if you have had prior surgeries to correct the problems you are having.
A Chiropractor does not prescribe pain relievers or narcotics. Chiropractors use other methods of treatments and therapies to support the body in the healing process. In addition Chiropractors make lifestyle recommendations necessary to support you and your health and the therapeutic treatments provided to you in the Chiropractic office.