What to Look for When Choosing a Chiropractor

By: Dr. Ellis Schauder|February 1, 2020

What to Look for When Choosing a ChiropractorIf you were in an accident and are in pain or you just suffer from chronic pain in general with no known reason, you may be looking for some pain relief that doesn’t involve medication (which can be detrimental to your health and wellbeing). Whatever pain you may be feeling, a chiropractor is someone who can help you resolve it. They can stop pain right from its source. In this blog post, you will learn to know what to look for when choosing a chiropractor to help you solve your pain and get you back into a healthier state. 

How Does Chiropractic Care Work?

So how does chiropractic care work? Chiropractic care is primarily used for the treatment of pain and is used for other recovery purposes, such as rehabilitation after an incident. Chiropractic care can be applied to assist in easing persistent pain and other issues such as:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Sports injuries
  • Muscle strains

As a non-surgical method for correcting ailments of the musculoskeletal system, it focuses on the manipulation of the spine. Chiropractic care is based on the assertion that using spinal manipulation will help the body heal. The objective for chiropractic care is to improve spinal motion which in turn should improve your body’s overall physical function.

What to Look for When Choosing a Chiropractor

A Friend’s Referral

The first step in knowing what to look for when choosing a chiropractor is as simple as asking a friend for a referral. A freind might know someone who goes to a chiropractor, or they, themselves, might go to a chiropractor. Just ask, it doesn’t hurt. You might find the perfect chiropractor for you. 

Check Your Insurance

Check to see if there are any chiropractors that are covered by your insurance. This is not the end all be all, but it could be helpful for you to find someone who fits your needs. 

Research Your Conditions

Before you start looking for a chiropractor, research the condition or conditions that you have. There are tons of great resources out there for you to find reliable and credible information related to your ailment. Some great websites include WebMD and the Mayo Clinic. You may even find a chiropractor’s website near you useful. This would be a great chiropractor to pick. 

But a word of caution, make sure that you take everything in with a grain of salt. You may have symptoms and a medical condition, but you are not a doctor and can’t diagnose yourself using Google. That will just mean a very stressful time of being concerned for no reason. Best to seek a professional. 

Visit the Practice’s Website

Make sure you visit the practice’s website to learn more about them. Check the website to see if they are oriented more towards patients and if they have information that’s useful for you. If they have useful information, they could be a good fit. 

Read Reviews

Be sure to read reviews about the chiropractor. Remember, take these with a grain of salt. But good reviews are a good indicator of the right chiropractor. 

Questions to Ask Once You Found a Chiropractor 

Once you’ve found a chiropractor there are a number of things that you should focus on to make sure that you are receiving the best treatment. Here are some questions to ask after a few treatments: 

  • Do they give ample time to you?
  • Do they seem ready to help?
  • Do you feel satisfied with the service thus far?
  • Are you getting better? 

Schauder Chiropractic & Wellness Center

So to sum it up, when looking for the right chiropractor, look for a friend’s advice, your insurance, look up details of your ailment, look at websites of potential chiropractors and check out reviews. It’s that simple.

Now that you know what to look for when choosing a chiropractor, it’s time to find the right chiropractor and Orlando Injury pain doctor. Schauder Chiropractic & Wellness Center offers pain management and chiropractic care for patients throughout Central Florida. For over 30 years, we’ve been delivering the most extensive chiropractic care available. Our Orlando office provides patients the following services:

No matter what your medical needs are, we can help you with managing them. Schedule your appointment with a doctor at our Orlando, Florida office at 407-275-6700.

About The Author: Dr. Ellis Schauder

Dr. Schauder graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Consequently, he graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree from New York Chiropractic College. He completed post-graduate studies in the areas of radiology, impairment rating and chiropractic orthopedics. Dr. Schauder is licensed in the states of Florida and New York.