Frequently Asked Questions in Homer Glen

Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about chiropractors in Homer Glen. Knowing the answers to these important questions will help you pick the best chiropractor in Homer Glen for you. If we didn't cover a question you may have, give Family Wellness Center a call at (708) 301-6411 and we will be more than happy to help answer your question.

What is a chiropractor?

A Chiropractor is a practioner that responsible for the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints, not necessarily restricted to the spine.

What does a chiropractor do?

Chiropractors use adjustments to the spine and manipulations to the other parts of the body to fix the alignment of the bones and joints.

They can also use trigger point therapy and range of motion exercises.

All of these therapies will help to reduce pain, improve flexibility, and restore your body's functions.

Are chiropractors safe?

Yes, chiropractors are safe.

Chiropractors go through a lot of schooling to know how to protect the body while they are working on you.

You can have peace of mind knowing you are in good hands, and you should never leave in more pain than you came in with.

Are there chiropractic adjustment side effects?

You may feel localized discomfort in the area that was adjusted or manipulated.

The area may also feel fatigued if the muscles were worked on.

While uncommon, headache, nausea, and dizziness may occur and should be reported to the doctor as soon as possible.

How many chiropractic sessions do you need?

The amount of sessions depends on the severity of the issue. We do recommend continuing with maintenance appointments once you have restored function back to normal to keep you functioning at the highest level.

Why should you choose our office?

Dr. Morey gives each patient their own treatment plan based on their needs. She spends the time with each patient to get to the underlying cause of the problem.

The staff is here for anything you need and will do their best to accomodate you.

We also offer therapeutic exercise, massage therapy, aquatic therapy, and acupuncture.

What does a chiropractor treat?

Chiropractors treat a wide range of ailments including back pain, neck pain, sciatica, plantar fascitis, headaches, pain and discomfort during pcegoancy, and knee pain.

If you are unsure about whether or not this is a good fit for you, we offer free consultations with the doctor to discuss treatment options.

Are all patients adjusted the same way?

No, each adjustment depends on the vertebrae involved, or the extraspinal area involved.

The doctor may also choose to do trigger point therapy instead of an adjustment depending on the issue or the patient.

Can I learn to adjust myself?

No you cannot learn to adjust yourself. It is always best to leave it to a professional.

A chiropractor will not adjust their own spine either.

Will I be required to remove my clothing at my appointment?

You may be required to remove your shirt or put on shorts for a male.

Females may be required to wear a gown or shorts. It all depends on the area involved in your diagnosis.

Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children?

Chiropractors can adjust people of all ages. Children can be helped by adjustments just as adults.

Adjustments can help bed wetting , constipation, colic, and allowing the spine to grow properly.


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Family Wellness Center
12448 West 143rd Street
Homer Glen, IL 60491
(708) 301-6411