What To Look For In A Chiropractor
Whether you are looking to be proactive in enhancing your health, or looking for the right doctor to treat your neck or back pain, doing your research can make sure you land in the right hands.
Find a specialty that works for you
Similar to medical physicians, chiropractic physicians can be trained in many different specialties. Finding the right specialty for your health problem or health enhancement can add a ton of value to your healthcare experience. Too many patients go to one doctor, get one opinion, and often make a decision they later regret or one that could ultimately affect them for the rest of their life.
For instance, Dr. Justin Anderson at Optimal Spine & Posture in Boise, ID holds an advanced certification in Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP) and started his career at CBP Doctor Institute where he treated patients in the Boise/Eagle community, while helping train hundreds of doctors each year that attended CBP seminars. Chiropractic BioPhysics is the most published and research-driven corrective chiropractic technique.
Know Your Chiropractor’s Treatment Philosophy
Chiropractors can implement many different treatment protocols and interventions to treat patients in their practice. Many chiropractors focus solely on adjustments, while others also incorporate additional rehabilitation therapies. Chiropractors may depend on X-rays to identify the problem while others may use another approach, such as palpation to make an educated guess.
Optimal Spine & Posture specializes in Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP) treatment protocols to treat all their patient’s needs. Due to the extensive research showing reproducible positive short and long-term results, exercise and spinal traction have shown to be a necessity in spinal care. This is why Optimal Spine & Posture offer much more than just the adjustment. Implementing a well-rounded approach of exercises, adjustments, and traction has helped thousands of people in the Boise area, as well as around the world with other CBP trained doctors.
Questions To Ask Your Chiropractor
Before committing to a chiropractor, asking the right questions will help you feel more comfortable with your healthcare decision, especially if you need to visit your chiropractor on a regular basis. Gathering your previous healthcare information from your medical doctor (X-rays, MRIs, CTs, blood work, etc.) will help give your chiropractor a better understanding of your overall health.
Make sure your chiropractor is okay with communicating with your MD and other outside specialists if needed. Another important question to ask is what you can expect on your first appointment. This will help you feel better prepared, while helping understand what the process looks like in the clinic.
At Optimal Spine & Posture our mission is to be Boise’s community resource center for optimal health. Our spinal rehab and wellness center not only provides its community with the most effective and reliable methods of treating musculo-skeletal conditions, but also empowers patients with the knowledge and tools about their individual spines and health that allow them to protect themselves from future injury, while positively influencing their own future state of health.
The entire team at Optimal Spine & Posture in Boise is ready to help you live a life full of potential. Please contact our corrective chiropractic office for a free consultation!