Q. What is Chiropractic Care?
A.Chiropractic care is a natural approach to health care that focuses on correcting subluxations or misalignments of the spine and or other joints of the body which improves quality of life through optimizing the function of the nervous system.
The nervous system controls every function of the body, every organ, every muscle, every tissue and even every thought. Therefore, if there is interference in the communication of the nervous system, It can lead to a variety of health problems not just neck and back pain.
Q. What is a Spinal Misaligment / Subluxation?
A. It is a vertebrae or bone that twists out of its natural position resulting in nerve pressure or irritation. If left uncorrected, can ultimately lead to a variety of health related conditions.
Q. What is an Adjustment?
A. It Is a procedure that chiropractors use to correct spinal misalignments and restore proper function to the body which reduces nerve irritability, muscle spasm, pain and results in an increased range of motion and improved function.
Q. How does Dr. Menta deliver an adjustment?
A. He uses a hand-held adjusting instrument called an Activator which delivers a high-speed low-force thrust to correct misalignments of the spine and other joints of the body.
Q. What is The Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique?
A. Evolved from nearly 40 years of empirical study and 15 years of clinical research, the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) uses the latest advances in orthopedic, neurological and chiropractic examinations to seek joint dysfunction in the spinal column and extremities for improved patient care. AMCT uses the Activator Adjusting Instrument to give consistent low-force, high-speed chiropractic adjustments. Over 35,000 doctors have been trained in AMCT and 2,100 doctors are Proficiency Rated, making AMCT the most widely used technique worldwide; a testament to low force patient satisfaction.
Q. Is Chiropractic Safe?
A. Yes, chiropractic is known to be a very safe for people of all ages including newborns and the elderly. Chiropractic care is natural, non-surgical and drug-free. Chiropractic has a very high safety record, especially when compared to other medical fields.
Q. Is it Safe to Get Adjusted if I am Pregnant?
A. Yes, it is important to have a healthy nervous system when pregnant, and chiropractic adjustments have been known to improve the pregnancy and make delivery easier for the mom and baby. All chiropractors are trained to work with pregnant women.