Common Questions about Chiropractic Care

SpineAid Center of Amarillo

What does "chiropractic care" mean?

One of our most common questions, chiropractic care is healthcare focused on the interactions of the nervous systems and the spine. This includes the muscles surrounding the spine.

Are chiropractors considered doctors?

Yes. Doctors of Chiropractic are not considered medical doctors but go through a similar process to become licensed like medical doctors. The educational process and requirements needed to become a chiropractor are the most rigorous and stringent in the medical field.

What pains can be treated by a chiropractor?

If you are suffering from back pain, headaches, or neck pain, chiropractors are the doctors to call. In addition, sports injuries- and anything that involves joints, muscles, or ligaments- can be treated by SpineAid Center of Amarillo. In addition to the treatment of current issues, the benefits of chiropractic care extend into daily wellness. The core structure of our body affects our health.

What is an "adjustment"?

An adjustment with a chiropractor is the art of applying force to a joint that is not moving properly. This is a safe procedure and is intended to correct alignment and prevent or eliminate any interference to the nervous system.