Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I go to a chiropractor?
People seek out chiropractic care when they are experiencing pain or discomfort. Chiropractors can help with any type of musculoskeletal issue without the use or surgery or medications.
How long do chiropractors go to school?
Earning you Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) requires 4 years of undergraduate studies followed by 3.5 years of post-graduate studies at an accredited Chiropractic School.
What is the “cracking noise”?
Contrary to what some might say, that cracking noise is not a bone moving in or out of place. It is simply a release of pressure in the joint. Similar to the loud “pop” noise that occurs when popping a balloon. It is a quick release of pressure.
How much will it cost?
Every patient’s condition is very different and we utilize a patient-centered personalized approach. To help with costs, we accept all major insurances including: UPMC, Highmark, Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, Auto Insurance, Workers Compensation and others. Call our office and ask what your insurance benefits are. A study done in 2015 showed that when patients initiated care with a chiropractor rather than a medical doctor, overall costs were much lower.
Is Chiropractic Safe?
YES! Most common side effects include mild muscle soreness for about a day.
Still not sure if Premier Chiropractic is for you?
Contact us and we will be sure to answer any other questions you may have.