Frequently Asked Questions

1. What conditions do chiropractors usually treat?

Chiropractors treat headaches, neck and back injuries, neck and back pain, muscle spasms, pinched nerves, sciatica, herniated discs, work injuries, car accidents, sports injuries and every other problem associated with muscles, bones, and nerves.

2. Is chiropractic treatments safe for all ages?

Chiropractic is very safe for all ages, with many different techniques specific to individuals. Chiropractic is a family practice of all ages designed to improve spinal alignment, strength, and range of motion.

3. Do I require a referral from an MD to receive chiropractic treatment?

Chiropractic doesn't require a medical referral as a portal of entry provider. However, insurance benefits may differ from policy to policy in coverage. 

4. Do you accept insurance?

We accept most insurance companies, some plans such as Medicaid, Tricare, and other centennial plans choose to not cover chiropractic medicine. Call us and we will certainly help determine if your insurance covers chiropractic treatment. 505-324-1111

5. Is chiropractic treatment ongoing? Or can one session fix my problems?

Every case in care is different, some take one treatment and others can take more. Treatment plans are specific to diagnosis and will be tailored to every patient’s needs.

6. I have had back surgery. Can I still see a chiropractor?

There's always treatment than can be given to every person surgery or not. We work around fusions, replacements, and other installed surgical appliances.

7. What is a chiropractic adjustment?

Chiropractic adjustments are an evaluation of where misalignment, compression, instability, injury, or other abnormalities are located in the spine or body and then corrected with precise gentle or rough thrusts depending on patient preference. Both hand and instrumental adjustments can be given full spine or region specific according to patient needs. Adjustments affect the muscles, bones, nerves, organs, and other soft tissue which need assisted care.