Many Apple Valley residents have questions about seeing a Chiropractor at the Chiropractic Institute of High Desert. This page aims to answer some of the most commonly asked questions. For more information, contact the office today to set up a consultation appointment.
What is chiropractic care?
Chiropractic care is a type of health care that aims to heal a body’s issues in a natural way. The goal is to treat the cause of the problem, rather than simply reduce the symptoms associated with the issue. The care typically focuses on the spine and nervous system, because chiropractors believe that when a person’s spine and nervous system are healthy their body is better able to heal itself.
How does chiropractic care work?
Essentially, a chiropractor works to restore your body’s natural health by making adjustments to the spine that will improve your back and nervous system. The idea is that this approach better allows your body to heal itself, making sure that you feel better overall.
Do children need chiropractic care?
The answer is highly dependent on the child. Many parents are surprised to find out that severe spinal damage can occur during child birth, so some parents take their children to a chiropractor to address any issues. However, chiropractic care is adjusted accordingly in order to be best suited for children.
Are all adjustments done in the same manner?
No, because no two patients are alike. The idea is that each adjustment builds on the previous one. Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi, DC, makes it her priority to ensure each one of her patient’s has individualized care to address their own specific issues and concerns.
Is chiropractic care safe?
As a natural and conservative approach to health care, chiropractic care is considered extremely safe. Chiropractors do not often prescribe medications and they avoid invasive procedures such as surgeries. It is a safe alternative to traditional health care.
Can I adjust myself?
No. It is important a person who requires chiropractic care see a skilled, educated and licensed chiropractor to ensure the adjustments are done safely.
Can a person who had back surgery see a chiropractor?
Yes. It is disappointing for many patients who have had back surgery to realize that many of their symptoms return, but many are comforted by the fact that they can still see a chiropractor. Always remember to mention any previous surgeries during a consultation appointment.
Can pregnant women see a chiropractor?
Yes. Pregnancy is a wonderful time to seek chiropractic adjustments, as these improvements to the nervous system often help women have a better, easier and healthier delivery.