Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: Do I have to use my health insurance?
A: No. However your visits will not apply towards any deductible you may have.

Q: Do you have cash plans?
A: Yes. For Chiropractic cash plans visit the Chiropractic page.

Q: Do I have to see the Chiropractor routinely?
A: No. We may suggest that you come in every 4-6 weeks to keep up with treatment however it isn't required. Once your issue is resolved it is always good to have a wellness plan in order to keep any issues at bay. 

Q: Do you treat Personal Injury cases?
A: Yes, check out our New Patients page for additional information. 

Q: Do you provide other services besides Chiropractic?
A: Yes. We offer Physical Therapy, Therapeutic Massage, Personal Training and Nutritional Counseling. Make sure to visit our other pages for more information on each therapy. You can find the links in the navigation tab above.

Q: What insurance do you accept?
A: Humana, Anthem, United Healthcare, Passport Health Plan, Baptist Health Plan Optum, Aetna. We also accept an array of Auto Insurances, please call to verify your insurance coverage. See our New Patients page for more details. 

Q: Do you perform any imaging during my visit?
A: No. We do not provide imaging. However if the doctor feels it is warranted, we will schedule the imaging to be done at a local imaging center. 

Q: Does getting adjusted hurt?
A: No. Most people feel the "crack" but it does not cause any pain. Some patients say it even tickles. 

Q: What is Dry Needling?
A: Dry needling is a technique physical therapists use for the treatment of muscle pain and inflammation. The technique uses acupuncture needles inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle.

Q: What is the difference between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?
A: While they both use Acupuncture needles they are very different forms of treatment. Acupuncture involves needles being inserted at certain acupuncture points along the meridian lines. These lines represent organs of the body and have their origins in ancient Chinese medical history. Acupuncture is usually used more for internal treatments--complaints like digestive issues, stress and chronic pain. Dry Needling is based on the theory that when trigger points develop in muscles, they lead to neuromuscular dysfunction, resulting in pain, decreased function and increased stress on surrounding structures. Acupuncture needles are used to elicit a twitch response to release the trigger point and restore normal function to the muscle.

Q: What is Cupping?
A: Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes while using a vacuum to create a suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation, well-being and as a type of deep-tissue massage. Depending upon how easily you bruise, this treatment make leave marks on your skin. These marks typically disappear within a couple days. 

Q: What is Graston Technique?
A: Graston is a unique evidence-based form of manual therapy, known as soft-tissue instrument assisted mobilization. It uses instruments with a specialized form of gentle massage/scraping of the skin. 

Q: What is the difference between having a massage at Core Chiro versus going to a spa?
A: Here at Core Chiro we offer a true therapeutic massage. Our LMTs will not only provide a nice relaxing massage and atmosphere, but will get to the root of your issues and help treat them. Our LMTs use an array of modalities to manipulate muscle, connective tissues, tendons and ligaments to enhance our patients health and well-being. Here at Core you will not get what we call a "foofoo" massage but one that will help treat any issue you may be experiencing. Please visit our Massage page to meet our LMTs and learn more.

Q: Do you offer gift certificates for services offered?
A: Yes. We'd be happy to issue a gift certificate for any amount you wish. Gift certificates expire within 90 days of purchase date.