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Tzerlin Prong Chiropractic Professional Corp.
Frequent Asked Questions
Q: What's wrong with me?
A: Accurately identifying the cause of spinal pain or other discomfort almost always requires a thorough consultation and examination. Individuals should not assume their pain stems from the same problem, for example, their neighbor had, and thus what has helped their neighbor will help them. Just as every individual is unique and different from the next, so too are the health conditions they suffer and the treatments they require.
Chiropractic doctors are highly trained in the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue injuries and abnormalities common to the spine, extremities and rest of body. Rest assured that if you are suffering from back or neck problems, extremity problems or other health related ailments chiropractic can provide you with the effective professional relief you demand. If your condition is out of the chiropractic scope or would be more appropriately managed by another health care specialist, we will gladly and promptly make the necessary referral.
Q: Can Chiropractic Help Me?
A: Chiropractic has helped millions of people worldwide suffering from all types of problems and not just back and neck ailments. Chiropractic works with the spinal column and it's intimate relationship with the nervous system - the major controller of all bodily functions. By optimizing spinal column structure and biomechanics, irritation and stress are removed and health can once again be achieved.
You may be surprised to learn that research studies have provided scientific evidence showing chiropractic care is not only effective in the treatment of back and neck ailments, but can also provide effective relief with children suffering from ear infections, women suffering from dysmenorrhea (painful menses), and a number of other seemingly "non-spinal" conditions. While it's not prudent to guarantee relief from such conditions or claim to "treat" these conditions, chiropractic has successfully helped millions of individuals with all sorts of health conditions by positively affecting the nervous system.
Of course, doctors of chiropractic are best known for their success in treating back and neck problems. Through the use of chiropractic spinal adjustments and other highly specialized chiropractic techniques, chiropractors have established themselves as the back and neck injury specialists. Many medical experts are now coming to understand the true effectiveness of chiropractic care and are recommending major changes in the way our health care system manages many common spinal problems. According to a recent Ontario Ministry of Health commissioned study on low-back pain,
Q: Do I Have To Keep Coming Back For Treatments?
A: Depend on your pain severity. If the pain is acute and severe, our primary focus is to bring down the pain level and inflammation. After the pain is subsided, we will work on the function restoration. If pain persist, we will recommend you coming back for treatment till the function is fully restore. After the pain is completely gone and range of motion is well restored, then we will recommend come back once every 3 months for maintenance, just like your regular oil change.
Our other goal is to educate our patient not to get further injuries with their daily activities. Such as how to pick up the dropping objects, or correct way to pick up a box from the ground, even how to get out of the bed the right way.
Q: Are Chiropractic Treatments Safe and Do They Hurt?
A: Chiropractic treatments are extremely safe for individuals of all ages - from infants to 100 year olds. Our treatments are safe because we only use natural and noninvasive methods of care. Research consistently shows that care from chiropractors is among the safest care available and is literally light years ahead of traditional medical care in terms of "safeness".
The treatments themselves are generally not painful. In fact, most patients look forward to their treatments as many experience instantaneous relief immediately afterwards. Individuals who present with moderate to severe pain may experience some minor discomfort for obvious reasons, however, care is always gentle, safe and noninvasive.
Q: How much is going cost me?
A: Well, depend on your insurance plan and co-pay. But, since not everybody has insurance, so here is our cash patient rate:
The rate is subject to change without advanced notification!! The price listed is not including extra modalities or x-rays.