Frequently Asked Questions in Morgan Hill

Find out the answers Morgan Hill Chiropractors frequently give to patients seeking to learn more about chiropractic care at their office. Learning more about chiropractic and its benefits can help you find the best chiropractor for you. If you have a question you don't see answered below, reach out to your team at Lacerda Chiropractic Inc. at (408) 779-3176.

What is Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic helps the body heal itself through the removal or (Adjustment) of Subluxations. Subluxations are when a bone misaligns and pinches a nerve. The nervous system controls all the cells, tissues, organs and organ systems of the body. The nervous system travels through the spinal column and are susceptible to being subluxated which prevents proper function and healing.

I Didn't Hear A Sound. Does That Mean The Adjustment Didn't Work?

The popping sound (Audible) is the release of gas inside the joint. If the audible doesn’t occur doesn’t mean that the adjustment didn’t work. It just usually means that the adjustment wasn’t as deep of a set.

Does Insurance Cover Chiropractic Visits?

Yes, some insurances cover chiropractic care (PPO’s). Unfortunately, the coverages are limited and usually just help to get care started. Ultimately if you want grea health you’re going to have to handle it yourself.

Is Chiropractic Safe?

Chiropractic care is the safest health care modality out there. For more information, click here.

Is Chiropractic Care Safe While I'm Pregnant?

Chiropractic care is completely safe during pregnancy. Chiropractic is actually very beneficial during pregnancy for increased health of mother and baby.

Can I Become Addicted To Chiropractic Adjustments?

Some people think that you can become addicted to chiropractic. I always say does chiropractic make you feel good? Do you like to feel good? So why wouldn’t you want to get adjusted to feel healthier and stronger? It’s the same as exercise! It’s all maintenance!

Is Chiropractic Safe For Children?

Actually, chiropractic care is safe for everyone, including children and babies. Newborns even. Traumatic birth trauma of being born too fast and pulled out to aggressively.

What type of education and training do chiropractors have?

Chiropractors get 8 years of college after high school to attain their Doctrine degree. Doctors of Chiropractic also have to complete a 2 year Internship program.

Can a person with previous back surgery see a chiropractor?

Chiropractic is so safe that it can be used even after back surgery. A thorough exam and x-rays are necessary for the proper utilization and understanding of the problem.

When Will I Start To Get Better?

Chiropractic care can start to help immediately depending on the severity of the problem. AKA Phase of Arthritis.

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Lacerda Chiropractic Inc.

17295 Monterey Road Suite D
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408) 779-3176