There are two different types of chiropractors that see patients: Pain relief and wellness. Pain relief chiropractors are focused solely on getting you pain-free and they release you from care when that occurs.
Wellness chiropractors are focused on getting to the root cause of the problem that is causing you pain or dis-ease.
Lets look at the difference:
focus is on getting you out of pain. They use a variety of tools, not just adjusting your back, to get relief. The care plan is directed towards getting you out of pain. You are released from care once you are pain-free with a “call me when you need me.”
The patient often doesn’t know that the problem hasn’t fully been corrected and that over time the subluxation pattern will return back to its pain-generating state. Then the patient has two choices: go back to get adjusted or say that chiropractic doesn’t work. Most people come in for pain relief don’t get me wrong. Isn’t that what we have been brought up on take Tylenol for quick relief, no pain no problem, take aspirin for those normal headaches? Who has normal headaches I haven’t had any headaches for years! But what if there was more to chiropractic?
is what we focus on at Discover Life Chiropractic. We have taken the approach that most patients don’t want to be on the revolving pain train; get out of pain, go a few months, come back in pain, get adjusted, and repeat the cycle. Wellness chiropractic is focused on detecting your problem that is causing your pain and directing our energy at fixing the problem. This may involve chiropractic, exercise, massage, posture correction, referrals to other healthcare professionals, nutrition, and weight loss. By using computerized technology we can image your nerve system and posture to look underneath the surface and see if chiropractic is the answer or one of the answers. Then we can design a program of chiropractic care and ancillary services that are focused on correcting the cause of your problem. Then our patients have tools outside the office to self manage their problem on a daily basis. Wouldn’t you want to help yourself be healthy. This is why we exercise, diet, manage our stress it helps us become healthier over time. Our patients are more successful, happier and spend less time and money in my office. Check out our video testimonial page and You Tube videos. Happy patients with life changing results. This is why our office is named Discover Life Chiropractic.