I'm pregnant, can I still get chiro help?
Yes. Chiropractic care for women is safe and effective for ensuring a pleasant pregnancy for both mom and baby. Many women who have had chiropractic care during pregnancy state they experience less morning sickness, low back pain and have more energy from receiving regular chiropractic care. Also, ensuring the proper alignment of pelvic bones helps reduce the chance of medical intervention by ensuring the baby is in the proper position for a vaginal birth. Please refer toICPA4kids.org for more information about chiropractic and pregnancy.
Why does my child need chiropractic help?
Children often experience spinal trauma during the birthing process. In addition to insult to the spine during birth, children learn the walk of life by minor accidents and falls. If left untreated many problems can result later in life that seem unrelated like asthma, bed wetting, ear infections and behavioral problems. Children respond well to chiropractic care and it is safe and gentle for their growing bodies. Please refer toICPA4kids.org for more information.
What is Webster technique?
Webster technique is used on pregnant mothers to help reduce intrauterine constraint and allow enough room in the mothers pelvis for movement into the proper position for birth. Dr. Denise Scott is certified by the ICPA in the proper use of Webster Technique.
What is the ICPA?
The ICPA is the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. The focus of the ICPA is to establish and advance the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle world wide. The ICPA offers continuing education through a certification and diplomat program for chiropractors. This program equips chiropractors to provide care for the pregnant and pediatric population by teaching advance techniques the latest research specific to the pregnant and pediatric population. Dr. Denise Scott is halfway through the certification program.
Does it hurt?
No. The chiropractic adjustment is not designed to hurt or be painful. Dr. Denise Scott is gentle and specific when rendering an adjustment to remove a vertebral subluxation.
How long does it take?
After the initial exam and consultation, the average time for a spinal check and adjustment is five minutes or less.
How long should I go?
You decide the length of your care, you come as long as you want to be healthy. The goal of wellness chiropractic care is to remain free of vertebral subluxations. At a minimum, you should be checked weekly for subluxation detection and correction to remain at your highest level of health.
How much does it cost?
Dr. Denise Scott wants everyone that desires to receive chiropractic care to be able to afford it. The first visit fee is as low as $35. Monthly and family care plans are available starting as low as $80.
I feel fine, should I see a chiropractor?
Chiropractic is not based on symptoms or how you feel because a subluxation doesn't always produce symptoms. Many times subluxations are present with no clear signs. Think of a healthy looking person who felt and looked fine and suffered a heart attack. Obviously there was something wrong even though they couldn't see or feel anything was wrong. A chiropractor is the only professional who is trained to detect and correct subluxations.
Why do I need chiropractic assistance?
To ensure your nervous system is functioning correctly and to maintain proper communication between you brain and the rest of your body. Everyone that has a spine should be checked by a chiropractor for subluxation.
Are chiropractic specialists real doctors?
Yes. Chiropractors undergo a rigorous curriculum similar to medical school courses: anatomy, physiology, pathology, chemistry, bacteriology, diagnosis, neurology, x-ray, psychiatry, ob/gyn, orthopedics. In addition to courses specific to chiropractic: adjusting, biomechanics and kinesiology. The average total hours of course work for a chiropractor is 4,485 hours versus 4,248 for medical doctors. Our focus differs from medical doctors because our focus is to allow the body to heal itself by ensuring the function of the nervous system is at its best as opposed to prescribing drugs to relieve a symptom or condition.
Does chiropractic heal me from my condition?
No. I would love to say yes, however, your body has the ability to do amazing things including self healing. This is done by the nervous system that controls and regulates all bodily functions. Think about how a cut on your finger heals without you giving it a second thought. Any area of your body will do the same thing with a properly functioning nervous system.
What does subluxation cause?
A subluxation can lead to many symptoms, diseases and conditions. Anything you can think of like ear infections, asthma, acid reflux, headaches, dizziness, and bed wetting to name a few.
What is Subluxation?
A subluxation is an interference in the nervous system that decreases the communication between the brain and the rest of the body. It is often found in the bones of the spine when they are moved out of place throughout life.