How Safe is chiropractic
You always want to make sure any kind of treatment you receive is safe and effective. After all, undergoing treatment that isn’t safe wouldn’t really accomplish the goal of making you healthier, so this is an important starting point. If you have wondered whether or not chiropractic care is safe, this post is for you ….
Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe?
As a general statement, yes – chiropractic treatment is safe. Chiropractors have been treating patients for generations, and many individuals have benefitted from this type of care. If you are considering chiropractic treatment as a way to deal with certain health issues in your life, don’t be held back from making an appointment because of safety concerns.
With that said, there are a couple of important points that need to be made in this section. First, there are some risks associated with any type of treatment. Common medical procedures that are accepted as safe come along with risks as well – each patient needs to weigh those risks for himself or herself before proceeding. This same line of thinking applies to chiropractic treatment, so always gather all the information you need to make an informed choice.
The other key point to make in this section is that you should only receive treatment from someone who is licensed in the field. Your risks will increase significantly if you allow an unlicensed and untrained practitioner to perform chiropractic adjustments on you.
Treatment Needs to Be Customized
There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to chiropractic treatment. The human body is simply too complex, and people have too many specific needs, for one general approach to work for everyone. Part of the safety of chiropractic care comes down to working closely with your chiropractor to figure out what the right treatments will be for your conditions. At Advanced Chiropractic Rehab, we take pride in getting to know our patients and we work hard to make sure they only receive treatments that are appropriate for their needs.
Feel Free to Ask Questions
We want all of our patients to feel as comfortable as possible in our offices. If you are unsure about any of the treatments you are going to receive, or you just have questions about chiropractic care in general, feel free to ask. We will be happy to talk through this topic with you and help you understand how treatment works and why it is safe. Remember, it’s your body we are talking about, and you have a right to understand everything that is being done.
Minor Side Effects
Serious side effects from chiropractic care are not common – if you do experience any kind of serious medical event, contact emergency services right away for help. It’s also possible that you could have minor side effects related to your treatment, such as headaches or soreness in the area where treatment was provided. Most of the time, these symptoms will be mild, but monitor them and seek medical attention if you feel they have become too serious.
Make Your First Appointment
If you decide that chiropractic care is a good option for your needs, feel free to call one of the Advanced Chiropractic Rehab offices to learn more or to make an appointment. Dr. Parvin Alemi & Dr. Mehran Shei serve patients in both Van Nuys and Culver City. We appreciate the time you have spent on your site and hope to meet you in person soon!
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