Before we get to the main question, let’s look at what a chiropractor does. Chiropractors are the masters of treating common back and neck pains through manipulation of the bones in the neck and back. Usually treatment for an injury is completed by visiting them as little as once a week for a few weeks. It may take more visits depending on the individual’s condition and what sort of treatment is required. Once someone goes once, the question then comes to the mind, ”Will I always need to go to a chiropractor now?” the simple, easy answer to that question is no. Depending on their individual needs, they might consider going back to their chiro for long-term treatment. Let’s discuss why in further details now…
Does Everybody Need a Chiropractor?
If a person is feeling well and healthy then they don’t have to consider visiting a chiropractor. However, if they start feeling some tension or pain especially in the neck or back, they might want to consider a visit to the chiropractor. The number of visits could be as little as 3-5 times a year, but their chiropractor will discuss what sort of adjustments and the number of sessions that works best for them.
Will I Always Need To Go To A Chiropractor Now?
Once someone goes to a few sessions with their chiropractors, their conditions and pains will most likely be relieved. However, a one-time treatment probably won’t relieve your pain long-term; therefore, more sessions may be required. Once someone seeing their chiropractor completes treatment for the original problem they had, they shouldn’t expect to keep returning indefinitely. Exercising to strengthen muscles can keep a person from having to visit s chiropractor over and over. A chiropractor or physical therapist can guide a person on which exercises to do to maintain a healthy alignment. Of course, future reinjuries may require additional treatments or patients that have repetitive motion occupations may find repeated treatments helpful to stave off serious injuries.
The decision on whether someone may need to continue chiropractic treatments will depend on their individual needs. the efficacy of the treatments, and the advice of their chiropractor.
For more information, contact Preston Chiropractic & Acupuncture at 919-238-5040.