Frequently Asked Questions in Fargo ND

Find out the answers Fargo ND Chiropractors frequently give to patients seeking to learn more about chiropractic care at their office. Learning more about chiropractic and its benefits can help you find the best chiropractor for you. If you have a question you don't see answered below, reach out to your team at Clark Chiropractic Office at (701) 235-1360.

What is a chiropractor?

A Chiropractor is a teacher of good health and especially back issues.

What is chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care is advice on many health related problems especially back issues.

Are chiropractors doctors?

Yes. They have extensiove education fairly similar to a medical doctor.

What is the history of chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care may have started in biblical times but in the United States the practice of Chiropractic care started in the 1900’s.

What does a chiropractor do?

Mostly adjusts subluxated vertebra and relieves pain.

Are chiropractors useful?

In most cases they are very useful and educated enough to refer a patient to where they will get the most help.

Does Chiropractic Work?

In most cases Chiropractic care is very helpful.

Are chiropractors safe?

Yes! Chiropractors have the lowest malpractice insurance rates in the medical field.

Are there chiropractic adjustment side effects?

Very rarely but it is possible.

How many chiropractic sessions do you need?

Every patient is different. Anywhere from a couple to several, it depends on the trauma to the spine.

How much does chiropractic care cost?

Chiropractic care is less than half the cost of seeing a medical doctor.

Why should you choose your office?

I'm a very experienced Chiropractor, convenient hours and very short wait times.

How can I find a chiropractor near me?

The Internet, phone book and word of mouth of other satisfied patients.

What does a chiropractor treat?

Mostly back problems and other joint pain.

How do chiropractors relieve pain from injuries or accidents?

Adjusting the spine or other joint breaks up the nerve path to the brain relieving pain.

What other conditions can be treated by chiropractic care?

Headaches, muscle conditions, TMJ, diet problems.

Can I get chiropractic care during pregnancy?

Yes, it has been very effective in helping with discomfort and back pain

How does a chiropractor help lower back pain?

Adjusting the lower spine breaks up the nerve path to the brain relieving pressure and pain.

Adjusting the lower spine breaks up the nerve path to the brain relieving pressure and pain?

Adjusting the neck breaks up the nerve path to the brain relieving pain.

How does a chiropractor help sciatica?

Adjusting the area helps open a space in the spine to relieve pressure and pain.

What types of pain do chiropractors treat?

Neck, mid-back and low back pain, headaches and other joint pain including hips, knees, shoulders and elbows.

Do chiropractic adjustments hurt?

Not usually there may be some discomfort or sore muscles after but most people just experience pain relief.

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

Yes very safe.

Why do adjustments sometimes make a popping sound?

That is the release of nitrogen gas in the joint and is perfectly normal and safe.

Are all patients adjusted the same way?

No, treatment is dependent on the area, the patients overall health, age and how much the patient can tolerate.

Can I learn to adjust myself?

No. Proper education and technique takes years to learn and without it can be very dangerous.

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

Not usually. It depends on the area being treated.

Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children?

Yes. It has been known to help with ear infections, colic and many other childhood illnesses.


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Clark Chiropractic Office

1306 23rd St S A
Fargo, ND 58103

(701) 235-1360