When you arrive at Smith Chiropractic Health Care, you will be greeted by one of our friendly staff. After performing a consultation regarding your reason for visiting us, we will perform a thorough chiropractic, neurological and orthopedic evaluation. Our examination consists of numerous range of motion, chiropractic, orthopedic and neurological testing as well a very specialized muscle test and postural analysis to assist in determining your diagnosis.
We have an x-ray machine on site and if necessary, specialized, digital x-rays will be taken to analyze bone structure, pathologies, misalignments and biomechanical abnormalities in your spine that may be contributing to or causing your symptoms. We will then perform special measuring techniques and analysis of your x-rays to explain your findings to you in detail. On your second visit, we will show you your x-rays and explain your examination findings and what that means for you. We will describe what is causing your symptoms, problems and concerns and make recommendations for your specific problem. If we find that you do not have a chiropractic condition, then we will refer you to the necessary specialist that can help you.
A Chiropractic adjustment is the art of using a specific force in a precise direction, applied to a joint or vertebrae that is not moving properly. The purpose of this safe and natural procedure is to eliminate interference to the nervous system, improving spinal function and overall health. Gentle, specific spinal adjustments also boost your body's immune system. Chiropractic works by restoring your body's inborn ability to be healthy. When under the proper control of your nervous system, all the cells, tissues, and organs of your body are designed to resist disease and ill health. The chiropractic approach to better health is to locate and remove interferences to your nervous system. With improved spinal function, there is improved nervous system function. The goal of our chiropractors is to remove interference that may be impairing normal health through specific chiropractic adjustments, allowing your body to heal itself. Regular adjustments before symptoms appear can help to prevent future problems but also future diseases. A healthy spine and a healthy lifestyle are your keys to optimal health!
Flexion-Distraction, (F/D) is a gentle, chiropractic treatment procedure utilized for back and neck pain. It increases the intervertebral disc height to remove tension on the nerve by making more room and improving circulation. It relieves irritation of the spinal nerve. It restores vertebral joints to their physiological relationships of motion. Treatment in our office consists of many different modalities to help to reduce pain and inflammation to make you feel your very best. More importantly, the treatment will help to correct your spine and allow your body to heal to the best of its ability. It offers you a time to relax and help reduce your stresses.
Chiropractic is the practice of improving the functionality of the nervous system by using our hands to manipulate the spine is such a way that provides increased nerve flow to every cell, every tissue and every organ in the body so that it can function at an optimal level without the use of drugs or surgery. Chiropractic care is the art and the science of locating and correcting spinal subluxations causing nerve interference.
It's a natural method of health care that focuses on treating the causes of physical problems, rather than just treating the symptoms. Chiropractic is based on a simple but powerful premise. With a normally functioning spine and healthy nerve system, your body is better able to heal itself and to function at optimal levels. That's because your spine is the lifeline of your nervous system. A properly functioning spine and nervous system enables you to experience 100% of your health potential!
Chiropractic Physicians are the number one alternative health care provider utilized by people not only for back pain and other musculo-skeletel symptoms, but for overall health and wellness, treating the body, mind and essence.
At Smith Chiropractic, we understand that cost is important to you. We also understand that insurance coverage may not be an option for your treatment here at our office. We have created multiple payment options to make your treatment as stress free and affordable as possible. NO surprise fees. You will be informed up front exactly what your costs will be throughout your treatment. You will also be notified if there are any changes in fees. This will allow your to make the best decision for you and your family.
We accept cash, check, credit, debit, FlexPay and HSA cards.
If you would like to save some time on your initial visit, please download our new patient intake forms and bring with you to the office.
According to the Department of Homeland Security, Chiropractic Physicians are considered "Essential" and we will be open regular hours during the COVID-19 outbreak. We have taken increased precautions to keep you safe during this difficult time. Please schedule your appointments online or call the office at (708)-456-8844 for the best and safest time.