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Chiropractic Medicine

​​​Frequently Asked Questions

What is chiropractic care?
Is chiropractic care effective?

What does D.C. mean?
What can I expect during a chiropractic examination?​
Dr. Turner or Dr. Le will conduct a symptom specific physical examination and record a case history related to the chiropractic services provided. Like other primary care health professionals, chiropractors consider many different causes for your symptoms.

  • You may be asked to perform physical tests and movements to help identify the problem.
  • In certain situations, X-rays may be taken to help clarify the history and examination findings and to investigate the presence of underlying bone conditions or other pathology.
  • A diagnosis is made, with treatment options outlined.
  • A prognosis may be given, taking into account your general health, occupation, stress and activity levels. Your response to treatment will be monitored by your chiropractor, who looks for improvement of your condition.
  • If additional care is needed other than chiropractic care, you may be referred to another Kelsey-Seybold provider.
Will I need to continue care after my condition improves?

Why choose Dr. Amy Turner or Dr. Tho Le as my chiropractor?

What chiropractic services do Dr. Amy Turner and Dr. Tho Le provide?

What conditions can be treated with chiropractic care?
Chiropractic care is a non-surgical option for treating many conditions, including:

  • Lower back pain
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Pregnancy back pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Shoulder pain
  • Whiplash
  • Car accident injuries

What is an adjustment?

Will the chiropractor ‘crack’ my back’?

Does it hurt?

Will my health insurance cover chiropractic care?

Is it OK to see a chiropractor if I'm pregnant?
Anytime is a good time to improve the functioning of your nervous system. Pregnant mothers may find that chiropractic adjustments help improve their discomfort during pregnancy and may even help make delivery easier for themselves and their baby.

Is it true that chiropractors do not prescribe medication or perform surgery?

Why do chiropractors take X-rays?
  • To see the internal structure and alignment of your spine.
  • To rule out conditions that would be contraindicated to chiropractic care.
  • To visualize underlying disease process or deterioration in the spine.

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