About Chiropractic Care 

Chiropractic care focuses on the relationship between the body's main structures – the skeleton, the muscles, and the nerves. 

 

Chiropractic treatment most closely involves musculoskeletal treatments and the positive effects this can have on the nervous system and general physical and mental health. 

 

Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.

Frequently asked questions

What is Chiropractic?


Chiropractic care focuses on the relationship between the body's main structures – the skeleton, the muscles, and the nerves. Chiropractic treatment most closely involves musculoskeletal treatments and the positive effects this can have on the nervous system and general physical and mental health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.




What does a doctor of Chiropractic study?


Chiropractor's are doctors. Chiropractor's complete 2 years of undergraduate school and 5 years of graduate school. Additionally, passing National and State board examinations are required to obtain licensure. Once licensed, continuing post-graduate education is required for annual license renewal.




What is a Chiropractic Adjustment?


Chiropractic adjustment or spinal manipulation is an application of controlled pressure used to realign joints that are creating restricted movement and/or nerve problems.




How many times do I need to get adjusted and does it cost a lot?


How you choose to use Chiropractic care is up to you. Many patients find Dr. Emig is someone they must have as a part of their overall health and well being while others need immediate relief from acute pain. Oftentimes, the biggest concern for patients is if insurance will cover this cost. Chiropractic care is covered by most insurances. In fact, worker's compensation and auto accident related injuries are 100% covered. Check with our staff today to run a free assessment of you insurance carrier. Together we can relieve your pain without creating additional pain on your wallet.




What if I do not think my insurance covers Chiropractic Care?


Most insurances cover some level of chiropractic care especially if it is medically necessary. If we do experience insurance woes we have many cost effective options available. Our goal is to alleviate your pain and stress, not create it.




What if I come in only one time because of pain?


This is not uncommon. The kids may be a bit older before we get the chance to catch up again but that is ok. Dr. Emig's primary concern is that you are feeling healthy, pain and stress free. Besides, with new healthcare laws Chiropractic care is receiving much better coverage. We will check with your insurance carrier. You may be in better shape than you thought.




I heard that you feel sore after an adjustment, is that true?


Chiropractic adjustment should not cause discomfort. In fact, it should help alleviate discomfort. After each adjustment Dr. Emig's standard treatment included with your adjustment involves two additional treatments utilizing technology designed to relax the patient and invigorate the muscles to aid in a speedy recovery. This is why so many patients can't live without their Chiropractor and receive regular treatments. Chiropractic care is more than just a realignment of the spine to care for your back and the nervous system. It is about creating alignment throughout your whole body. Chiropractic care has numerous medical and mental benefits. Call today and experience how healthy Chiropractic care can make you feel! 964-9814




What is Subluxation?


A Subluxation is a manageable misalignment of the vertebrae. Subluxation oftentimes irritates nerve roots and blood vessels which branch off from the spinal cord between each of the vertebrae. This irritation may cause pain and dysfunction in muscle, lymphatic and organ tissue as well as imbalance in the normal body processes.




Should I get Chiropractic Treatment after a Car Accident?


Chiropractic care is often the recommended course of treatment in auto accident related mobility injuries. The sooner we see you and care for your injuries, the better your recovery. Kentucky auto insurance covers chiropractic care 100 percent.




Should I get Chiropractic Treatment after a Work Injury?


Studies show treatment from a chiropractor results in less lost work days. This is why worker's compensation pays 100 percent for your chiropractor treatments and therapies.




I have more questions...


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