Frequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic Care and Osteopathy
What is Osteopathy?
What are the similarities between chiropractic care and osteopathy?
Are you covered by insurance?
Q. What exactly is chiropractic care?
David Daniel Palmer developed chiropractic in 1895. He believed the nervous system was responsible for the integrity of ones health.
Q. What is Osteopathy?
The field of osteopathy has evolved by leaps and bounds. The understanding of the human body has resulted in new and innovative ways to achieve pain relief that we apply here in our office.
Andrew Taylor Still developed the first school of osteopathy in 1892. He believed the circulatory system was the most important system for maintaining ones health.
Q: What are the similarities between chiropractic care and osteopathy?
At ActiveBacks our practitioners practice from the same principles and enjoy working as part of a team for the full benefit of our patients. We would also recommend using either chiropractic or osteopathy to improve your health rather than Coke or Pepsi any day of the week!
Q: Are you covered by insurance?
Q: Will I be treated on my first visit?
Once we’ve collated your findings we determine the treatment schedule that would give you the best results.
Q: Do you work with patients individually or as a team?
We also know the importance of patient-practitioner continuity of care so we will usually have one practitioner that will oversee the management of your case.
Q: Is care at ActiveBacks a lifelong process?
Like a gym routine and a nutrition programme, healthcare can be a continuous process if you want to maintain that balanced, good feeling it gives you. Ultimately it depends on your lifestyle factors and the type of issues you present with, either way you can discuss with your practitioner what makes most sense for you.
We find it just as rewarding working with our patients on short-term goals as well as the long-term ones. Bottom line, we’re here to help you.
Q. What are the costs?
We will be able to let you know what number and frequency of treatment you will need after we have assessed your case. This will usually be at your report of findings appointment at which time you will usually get treated once you are happy to get started.
Q. Can I be seen outside of your normal clinic hours?
If you would like an out of hours appointment to better fit your schedule simply check with the clinic assistant when you call.
Call today to get your queries answered about leading a healthy life, free from stress and pain.