Frequently Asked Questions

Select a question from the following list of Chiropractic FAQ’s. Browse through these FAQ’s to find the answers to commonly raised questions. If you’re new to chiropractic, we encourage you to read through the relevant articles.

Am I Too Old for Chiropractic Care?

Any age can experience benefit from chiropractic and as more and more people are wanting to actively enjoy their later years we’re seeing an increase in the number of elderly consulting chiropractic doctors. With growing concerns about over medication and the side effects of combining various prescription drugs, safe, natural chiropractic care is growing in popularity. In fact it’s the third largest healthcare system worldwide!

Do I Need X Rays for Chiropractic Care?

X-rays provide valuable information by showing us the internal condition and alignment of your spine. They also show any damage and how long it has been present, and help rule out other conditions which may require help from other health care professionals.

The decision to x-ray is made on an individual basis and is discussed with you at your initial visit.

How Do I Know If I Should See a Chiropractor?

Everyone can benefit from seeing a chiropractor. Only 10% of your nervous system perceives pain, the other 90% is what is making your body function, so a lot can be going on before you feel there’s a problem. Chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure (primarily the spine and pelvis) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health.

What Are the Benefits of Chiropractic Care?

The benefits are different for every person. Chiropractic restores structure and function to the neuromuscuolskeletal system (nerves, muscles and spine), improving the brain body connection. Just how a phone conversation is more enjoyable when you have good reception, your body also does better when its communication pathways are working well. Here are some of the benefits that clients have experienced

  • Improved overall health
  • Increased energy and vitality
  • Higher productivity and performance
  • Relief from pain
  • Improved sleep
  • Decrease in headaches and migraines
  • Better concentration
  • Decreased muscle tension
  • Improved posture
  • Greater ability to cope with stress
  • Greater flexibility, strength and muscle coordination
  • Greater emotional well-being
  • Less time off work

Make an Appointment with Us Today!

Whatever situation you find yourself in, know that when you partner with Ellerslie Chiropractic, we always take the time to understand your goals and health conditions. Together, we will create a plan of action that can fit with you and your family’s life. This means it’s a plan you can actually follow, the kind with attainable outcomes.

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