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Chiropractic Frequently Asked Questions
We understand that those new to chiropractic therapy may have questions or concerns. Here we address those more frequently asked, but if you have any others please contact us.
1. Does chiropractic hurt?
No. Chiropractic is designed to take pressure off of joints and nerves. You might feel a little soreness after your treatment similar to exercising, but typically you feel less discomfort than when you came in. For more information see the patients section of the American Chiropractic Association.
2. Do I have to keep coming back?
No. Here at Beecher Chiropractic Clinic we will accurately diagnose your problem, and then we will give you a treatment schedule to correctly fix your condition. After we have completed your care, we will give you home exercises and stretches to prevent the problem from reoccurring. While some of our patients will come in periodically for maintenance care, it is not required.
3. Are chiropractors licensed professionals?
Yes. Dr. Beecher is licensed (#5031) by the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
4. Does insurance cover chiropractic?
Chiropractic is covered by most health insurance plans as well as auto insurance and workers compensation plans. Dr. Beecher is a preferred provider on almost all major medical, PPO and HMO plans. Please call or e-mail our office to find out your specific benefits.
5. Is it ok to see a chiropractor if I am pregnant?
Yes, chiropractic is safe and beneficial for the mother and child. Chiropractic helps relieve the back pain that can occur from the weight gain during pregnancy. It also helps ease the delivery of the child. Using the “Webster technique”, Dr. Beecher has also helped women with breach children deliver normally.
6. Is chiropractic care safe for children?
Yes. We treat patients from newborns to senior citizens. Children are exposed to various degrees of trauma from birth, to learning to walk and ride a bike, to playing sports. These minor incidents add up and can cause problems to developing spines. Chiropractic is uniquely suited to help children develop correctly without drugs or surgery.
7. Do chiropractors prescribe drugs or do surgery?
No. Chiropractic is the largest drugless healing art. If drugs or surgery are needed to treat your condition, we will make the appropriate referral to the necessary physician. Clear Lake chiropractor Dr. Beecher has working relationships with a variety of healthcare providers to provide for all of your needed care. He also does not have a problem working with other physicians of your choice.
8. How much does a visit cost?
The initial examination is between $40-$125 + x-rays (if needed). Subsequent adjustments are $45-$55 + physical therapy (if needed).
9. How long does a visit take?
The initial visit will take between 30-60 minutes. Subsequent visits will typically be between 15-30 minutes.