Frequently Asked Questions

Do most insurance companies cover chiropractic?

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-Yes. I am a preferred provider for 98% of insurances. If not payment plans are available.

Is a referral necessary to have insurance coverage?

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Most insurances do not need a referral, however some HMO’s do need a M.D. referral.

Does it hurt to get adjusted?

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No. most times it feels great to get adjusted, some people might feel they have been worked on after an adjustment therefore I recommend to ice at home that same night.

Can you get addicted to being adjusted?

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No. it is not an addictive therapy; people continue to get adjusted on a regular basis because they want to not because they have to.

Can you treat someone after they have been in a car accident?

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Yes. Whiplash injuries are helped significantly through chiropractic adjustments and it expedites recovery of those injuries. In addition there is a massage therapist on staff that treats car accident patients.

Will Dr. Pollard show me how to stretch my neck, back and other areas of concern?

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Yes. There are many different stretches that are shown in detail to each patient.

Can you get adjusted if you are pregnant?

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Yes. Many pregnant women get adjusted for lower, middle, and upper back pain, neck pain and headaches. Sciatica is common in pregnant women and it is helped with lower back adjustments. It is very safe and effective.

Does chiropractic help athletic injuries?

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Yes. Many types of athletes come in to the clinic for treatment of injuries and/or maintenance to help performance. ie. football, soccer, baseball, golf, basketball, cheerleading, wrestling.

Can you treat someone with scoliosis?

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Yes. Scoliosis is curvature of the spine that can occur at birth, through incorrect posture or from an unknown cause (idiopathic). Many patients receive relief in their neck and back that may come from the scoliosis with chiropractic adjustments and from the exercises/stretches they are educated on.