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MYTHS

Common Myths About Chiropractics

1. Myth: Chiropractic adjustments are dangerous.

2. Myth: Prescription and non-prescription drugs are safe.

3. Myth: Once you go to the Chiropractor, you’ll always have to go.

4. Myth: Chiropractic care is not effectiv e.

5. Myth: C hildren don’t need Chiropractic adjustments.

6. Myth: Childhood bumps and bruises are harmless.

7. Myth: Chiropractors aren’t real doctors .

8. Myth: It’s safe and beneficial to perform self-adjustments .

9. Myth: Your bones grind against each other during an adjustment .

10. Myth: Chiropractic care is expensive .

1. Truth: Studies have shown that Chiropractic adjustments are safer than many common activities like salon shampooing, break dancing and gazing at stars.

2. Truth:Adverse reactions to properly prescribed medications are the third leading cause of death in America. Chiropractic care offers a safe, drug free alternative to many ailments.

3.Truth: Regular adjustments are a part of a healthy lifestyle. The choice to continue is yours.

4.Truth: Millions of people have benefited from regular Chiropractic care, including: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tiger Woods, Lance Armstrong, Christie Brinkley, Emmit Smith, Joe Montana and many others.

5. Truth:Chiropractic care is safe for children of all ages, including babies.

6. Truth:OSHA estimates that a child sustains 1,500 spinal–related traumas before the age of 5. Regular chiropractic care can help minimize and correct those adverse affects.

7. Truth:  Chiropractic students receive 4,485 hours of college classroom instruction vs. 4,248 hours for other medical students.

8. Truth:  While self adjustments can give temporary relief and a false sense of correcting the problem.  It may lead to arthritis.

9. Truth:  The noise is the release of CO2 gas from the spine that creates the popping sound you hear after the adjustments. A noise-free method is now available.

10. Truth:Many insurance companies including Medicare cover adjustments because they have statistically quantified the benefits of preventative care versus drugs and surgery.

Most importantly we want to ensure that your questions are answered by us directly. Our initial consultation will provide you the opportunity to discuss with a doctor our approach to chiropractic care. All new patients will receive a consultation, full examination and X-rays (if needed). Please contact us at (570) 759-3904

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