What is the process like to call Accident Care Team after a car accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787   A lot of people want to know what it’s like to call Accident Care Team. I’m going to talk exactly the way the process is. So it’s as simple as just a call 407-900-5787 or you can go to the website. But it’s really simple just a call 407-900-5787 and you going to be prompted; it’s going to ask you what is your close as a code and is going to automatically

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What is the process like to call Accident Care Team after a car accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787   A lot of people want to know what it’s like to call Accident Care Team. I’m going to talk exactly the way the process is. So it’s as simple as just a call 407-900-5787 or you can go to the website. But it’s really simple just a call 407-900-5787 and you going to be prompted; it’s going to ask you what is your close as a code and is going to automatically

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Why won’t my primary physician see me after an accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787     Your normal physician, your primary physician might not want to see you back after a car accident, and you may want to know why and the answer is simple. Actually there’s a twofold answer to that. Number one, it’s a different level of requirement and a different protocol that we have to go through, when we deal with auto insurance and a lot of your primary doctor’s deal made mostly with what’s called major medical

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Why won’t my primary physician see me after an accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787     Your normal physician, your primary physician might not want to see you back after a car accident, and you may want to know why and the answer is simple. Actually there’s a twofold answer to that. Number one, it’s a different level of requirement and a different protocol that we have to go through, when we deal with auto insurance and a lot of your primary doctor’s deal made mostly with what’s called major medical

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How long will the recovery time be after a car accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 What’s the healing time? A lot of patients want to know before they start, how long can I expect my recovery to be. Now there’s plenty of research out this for a soft tissue injury which basically means where is the ligament the muscle or in the soft tissue connecting the bone together. If there’s any damage to those areas, then the medicine and sports science and exercise journals all basically agree it can take about

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How long will the recovery time be after a car accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 What’s the healing time? A lot of patients want to know before they start, how long can I expect my recovery to be. Now there’s plenty of research out this for a soft tissue injury which basically means where is the ligament the muscle or in the soft tissue connecting the bone together. If there’s any damage to those areas, then the medicine and sports science and exercise journals all basically agree it can take about

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Does the car accident medical treatment hurt? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787     Does the treatment hurt. This is a question that obviously everybody wants to know so nobody likes pain and nobody likes suffering and nobody likes to waste their time doing something that is not going to be effective. So I just want to be clear with, all of the Accident Care Team clinics, all the treatments are based on objective documentation, and objective peer reviewed research on how we figure the injuries out. And then we use that

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Does the car accident medical treatment hurt? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787     Does the treatment hurt. This is a question that obviously everybody wants to know so nobody likes pain and nobody likes suffering and nobody likes to waste their time doing something that is not going to be effective. So I just want to be clear with, all of the Accident Care Team clinics, all the treatments are based on objective documentation, and objective peer reviewed research on how we figure the injuries out. And then we use that

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The car accident insurance company keeps calling me, what do I do? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787     Another question I get is the insurance company keep calling me and they want me to settle my case what should I do? Now, right off the bat you have to realize no matter how nice that insurance adjuster is, that agent is, they’ve been highly trained to ultimate do one thing at the end of that conversation. And that’s to save their insurance company money, which means that they want to pay

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The car accident insurance company keeps calling me, what do I do? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787     Another question I get is the insurance company keep calling me and they want me to settle my case what should I do? Now, right off the bat you have to realize no matter how nice that insurance adjuster is, that agent is, they’ve been highly trained to ultimate do one thing at the end of that conversation. And that’s to save their insurance company money, which means that they want to pay

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How much will this medical service cost? Is it covered by insurance? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787       A question a lot of people have is, how much is this going to cost me? Is my insurance going to cover this? So the way Florida law works, is this that we have, what’s called Pip insurance. It’s called personal injury protection insurance. And the law states that you have to have ten thousand dollars with a medical coverage in Florida so that usually covers most of your auto injuries. Now

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How much will this medical service cost? Is it covered by insurance? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787       A question a lot of people have is, how much is this going to cost me? Is my insurance going to cover this? So the way Florida law works, is this that we have, what’s called Pip insurance. It’s called personal injury protection insurance. And the law states that you have to have ten thousand dollars with a medical coverage in Florida so that usually covers most of your auto injuries. Now

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My car wasn’t damaged after the accident … I should be OK too right? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787   A question that I get a lot is, what if my car doesn’t have any damage to it, or my car just had a scratch to it, does that mean that there is impossible for me to be injured. Now about twenty five years ago that was the case, a lot of the insurance companies used old data from the cars that weighed two thousand and three thousand pounds and when they

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My car wasn’t damaged after the accident … I should be OK too right? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787   A question that I get a lot is, what if my car doesn’t have any damage to it, or my car just had a scratch to it, does that mean that there is impossible for me to be injured. Now about twenty five years ago that was the case, a lot of the insurance companies used old data from the cars that weighed two thousand and three thousand pounds and when they

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If I have an old injury will I still be covered after an accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 Our common concern like I get from some patients is while I’m little older, I have got some arthritis or someone like me who has played college football, who has significant injuries from the past. Sometimes people feel like that well I got old injuries, you know, they’re always going to say; well, you got an old injury and this won’t be covered because you’ve had previous existing problems before and in some

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If I have an old injury will I still be covered after an accident? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 Our common concern like I get from some patients is while I’m little older, I have got some arthritis or someone like me who has played college football, who has significant injuries from the past. Sometimes people feel like that well I got old injuries, you know, they’re always going to say; well, you got an old injury and this won’t be covered because you’ve had previous existing problems before and in some

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After an accident who should I see first – attorney or doctor? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 Another great question I get, I know it’s great question but it’s a common question. It says, Should i see an attorney before i see my doctor? Now this is definitely a personal preference but i’m gonna ask you this. If you are on a jury and the announcer is saying well, Who’s the first person you called after the car accident and if the person answer; well i called my attorney first rather then

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After an accident who should I see first – attorney or doctor? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 Another great question I get, I know it’s great question but it’s a common question. It says, Should i see an attorney before i see my doctor? Now this is definitely a personal preference but i’m gonna ask you this. If you are on a jury and the announcer is saying well, Who’s the first person you called after the car accident and if the person answer; well i called my attorney first rather then

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After an accident should I contact my family physician? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 LISTEN TO AUDIO RECORDINGS Another common question I get is this, Do I need to see my family doctor? Do I need to see a surgeon? Now i always recommend you definitely want to let your family doctor your primary care physician that you were in a car accident and that you are seeing a specialist. Now when you come to one of the SAFECARE DOC’S clinic, all of our clinics have relationships in the networks that we

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After an accident should I contact my family physician? Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 LISTEN TO AUDIO RECORDINGS Another common question I get is this, Do I need to see my family doctor? Do I need to see a surgeon? Now i always recommend you definitely want to let your family doctor your primary care physician that you were in a car accident and that you are seeing a specialist. Now when you come to one of the SAFECARE DOC’S clinic, all of our clinics have relationships in the networks that we

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Released from hospital after an accident injury Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 LISTEN TO AUDIO RECORDINGS Alright, so another question that we get almost any doctor who’s in private practice always gets this is i’ve been into the hospital and they released me so i guess i am O.K. I just know this, our hospitals and ER physician probably some of the best physician on the planet but you have to realize what their job is? Their job is to make sure that when you going to that hospital, that you going

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Released from hospital after an accident injury Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 LISTEN TO AUDIO RECORDINGS Alright, so another question that we get almost any doctor who’s in private practice always gets this is i’ve been into the hospital and they released me so i guess i am O.K. I just know this, our hospitals and ER physician probably some of the best physician on the planet but you have to realize what their job is? Their job is to make sure that when you going to that hospital, that you going

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Stress after a car accident injury Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 LISTEN TO AUDIO RECORDINGS One of the most common questions i get asked is that I am so stressed that after my accident, What do I do about that or is that normal? And of course if you have been in an accident yes getting stressed is normal feeling, stress is natural mechanism of the brain that protect you, it get you out of a harms way, it moves you in action, so yes if you’ve been in a car accident

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Stress after a car accident injury Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 LISTEN TO AUDIO RECORDINGS One of the most common questions i get asked is that I am so stressed that after my accident, What do I do about that or is that normal? And of course if you have been in an accident yes getting stressed is normal feeling, stress is natural mechanism of the brain that protect you, it get you out of a harms way, it moves you in action, so yes if you’ve been in a car accident

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Get Checked after a Car accident Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 Another common question that we get is what exactly can happens to me if i don’t GET CHECKED. What exactly can happens to me if i was in a car accident and things just simply heal on their own and in a lot of cases that actually is what happens is that the body is pretty amazing piece of equipment that will heal itself. The challenges is going to heal itself to keep you functional and after something like a car

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Get Checked after a Car accident Call Us Today: (407) 900-5787 Accident Care Team – Central Florida Accident Injury Medical Care – Accident Doctor www.greentreemedicalmarketing.com Serving Central Florida (407) 900-5787 Another common question that we get is what exactly can happens to me if i don’t GET CHECKED. What exactly can happens to me if i was in a car accident and things just simply heal on their own and in a lot of cases that actually is what happens is that the body is pretty amazing piece of equipment that will heal itself. The challenges is going to heal itself to keep you functional and after something like a car

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Q: What conditions do chiropractors treat? A: Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions.  DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches…particularly with their highly sinjured  manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. They also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. The benefits of chiropractic care extend to general health issues, as well, since our body

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Q: What conditions do chiropractors treat? A: Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions.  DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches…particularly with their highly sinjured  manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. They also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. The benefits of chiropractic care extend to general health issues, as well, since our body

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Q: What conditions do chiropractors treat? A: Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions.  DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches…particularly with their highly sinjured  manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. They also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. The benefits of chiropractic care extend to general health issues, as well, since our body

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Q: What conditions do chiropractors treat? A: Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions.  DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches…particularly with their highly sinjured  manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. They also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. The benefits of chiropractic care extend to general health issues, as well, since our body

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There are 77,000 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) in the United States who are required to pass a series of four national board exams1  and be state licensed.2   Roughly another 3,000 DCs work in academic and management roles. There are approximately 10,000 chiropractic students3  in 18 nationally accredited, chiropractic doctoral graduate education programs4  across the United States with 2,500 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) entering the workforce every year.5  An estimated 40,000 chiropractic assistants (CAs)6  are in clinical7  and business management roles for chiropractic practices across the United States. It is estimated that Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) treat over 27 million Americans (adults and children) annually.8 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) are educated

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There are 77,000 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) in the United States who are required to pass a series of four national board exams1  and be state licensed.2   Roughly another 3,000 DCs work in academic and management roles. There are approximately 10,000 chiropractic students3  in 18 nationally accredited, chiropractic doctoral graduate education programs4  across the United States with 2,500 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) entering the workforce every year.5  An estimated 40,000 chiropractic assistants (CAs)6  are in clinical7  and business management roles for chiropractic practices across the United States. It is estimated that Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) treat over 27 million Americans (adults and children) annually.8 Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) are educated

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A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractic physicians are both safe and effective.  Following are excerpts and summaries from a few of those studies. The evidence strongly supports the natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach of chiropractic for a variety of conditions. For Acute and Chronic Pain “Many treatments are available for low back pain. Often exercises and physical therapy can help. Some people benefit from chiropractic therapy or acupuncture.” Goodman et al. (2013), Journal of the American Medical Association   “[Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy] in conjunction with [standard medical care] offers a significant advantage for decreasing pain and improving physical functioning when compared with

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A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractic physicians are both safe and effective.  Following are excerpts and summaries from a few of those studies. The evidence strongly supports the natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach of chiropractic for a variety of conditions. For Acute and Chronic Pain “Many treatments are available for low back pain. Often exercises and physical therapy can help. Some people benefit from chiropractic therapy or acupuncture.” Goodman et al. (2013), Journal of the American Medical Association   “[Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy] in conjunction with [standard medical care] offers a significant advantage for decreasing pain and improving physical functioning when compared with

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Educational  and licensing requirements for doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are among the most stringent of any of the health care professions. DCs are educated in nationally accredited, four-year doctoral graduate school programs  through a curriculum that includes a minimum of 4,200 hours of classroom, laboratory and clinical internship,  with the average DC program equivalent in classroom hours to allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) medical schools. They are designated as physician-level providers in the vast majority of states and federal Medicare program. The essential services provided by DCs are also available in federal health delivery systems, including those administered by Medicaid, the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, Federal Employees Health

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Educational  and licensing requirements for doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are among the most stringent of any of the health care professions. DCs are educated in nationally accredited, four-year doctoral graduate school programs  through a curriculum that includes a minimum of 4,200 hours of classroom, laboratory and clinical internship,  with the average DC program equivalent in classroom hours to allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) medical schools. They are designated as physician-level providers in the vast majority of states and federal Medicare program. The essential services provided by DCs are also available in federal health delivery systems, including those administered by Medicaid, the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, Federal Employees Health

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Many new patients are not sure what to expect during their first appointment with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). Chiropractors start by taking a patient’s history and then performing a physical examination to develop a working diagnosis. Imaging or lab tests (such as MRI, CT scan or X-ray) may be used to confirm a diagnosis. The combination of the history, exam, and diagnostic studies will enable your doctor of chiropractic to reach a diagnosis, which will help him or her to determine whether chiropractic services are appropriate for your condition. If your doctor determines you would be more appropriately managed or co-managed by another health care professional, he or she will make the

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Many new patients are not sure what to expect during their first appointment with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). Chiropractors start by taking a patient’s history and then performing a physical examination to develop a working diagnosis. Imaging or lab tests (such as MRI, CT scan or X-ray) may be used to confirm a diagnosis. The combination of the history, exam, and diagnostic studies will enable your doctor of chiropractic to reach a diagnosis, which will help him or her to determine whether chiropractic services are appropriate for your condition. If your doctor determines you would be more appropriately managed or co-managed by another health care professional, he or she will make the

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Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic services are used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. What is a Doctor of Chiropractic? Doctors of Chiropractic – often referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians – practice a hands-on, drug-free approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic sinjures and are also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling. Doctors

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Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic services are used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. What is a Doctor of Chiropractic? Doctors of Chiropractic – often referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians – practice a hands-on, drug-free approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic sinjures and are also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling. Doctors

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It is estimated that, annually, doctors of chiropractic (DCs) treat more than 30 million Americans (adults and children). DCs are licensed to practice in all 50 states and the District of Columbia–and in many nations around the world–and undergo a rigorous education in the healing sciences at institutions accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractic physicians are both safe and effective. The evidence strongly supports the natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach of chiropractic services for a variety of conditions.. Chiropractic services are included in most health insurance plans, including major medical plans, workers’ compensation, Medicare, some

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It is estimated that, annually, doctors of chiropractic (DCs) treat more than 30 million Americans (adults and children). DCs are licensed to practice in all 50 states and the District of Columbia–and in many nations around the world–and undergo a rigorous education in the healing sciences at institutions accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractic physicians are both safe and effective. The evidence strongly supports the natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach of chiropractic services for a variety of conditions.. Chiropractic services are included in most health insurance plans, including major medical plans, workers’ compensation, Medicare, some

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Chiropractic care is available to members of the armed forces at more than 40 military bases in the U.S., and at nearly 30veteran’s administration medical facilities. The U.S. Congress has authorized that certain chiropractic services for all Americans be covered by Medicare and Medicaid. Federal employees have chiropractic coverage in the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program and in the Federal Employee Worker’s Compensation Program. Chiropractic treatment is a covered benefit in virtually all traditional insurance policies. In fact, according to some reports, as many as 87 percent of all insured American workers have coverage for chiropractic services in their health care plans. All 50 states have authorized the provision of chiropractic care under state workers’ compensation laws. Chiropractic services are

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Chiropractic care is available to members of the armed forces at more than 40 military bases in the U.S., and at nearly 30veteran’s administration medical facilities. The U.S. Congress has authorized that certain chiropractic services for all Americans be covered by Medicare and Medicaid. Federal employees have chiropractic coverage in the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program and in the Federal Employee Worker’s Compensation Program. Chiropractic treatment is a covered benefit in virtually all traditional insurance policies. In fact, according to some reports, as many as 87 percent of all insured American workers have coverage for chiropractic services in their health care plans. All 50 states have authorized the provision of chiropractic care under state workers’ compensation laws. Chiropractic services are

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Although chiropractors care for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from this pervasive condition.  In fact, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time.1 A few interesting facts about back pain: Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2010. One-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.2 Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work.  In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Most cases of back pain are mechanical

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Although chiropractors care for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from this pervasive condition.  In fact, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time.1 A few interesting facts about back pain: Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2010. One-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.2 Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work.  In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Most cases of back pain are mechanical

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In developing benefit plans and reporting inappropriate actions of insurers, the patient is often the most effective advocate.  The main area of oversight of Departments of Insurance around the country is to protect the consumer (the patient).  Employers have a vested interest in ensuring the health and safety of their employees.  The ACA has developed resources to assist patients in advocating for appropriate care and putting a stop to unfair insurer practices which put patients at risk.  Listed below are methods by which you, the patient, can advocate for yourself.  Increasing/Requesting Chiropractic Benefits If you have no chiropractic coverage through your health plan or are interested in requesting an increase in

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In developing benefit plans and reporting inappropriate actions of insurers, the patient is often the most effective advocate.  The main area of oversight of Departments of Insurance around the country is to protect the consumer (the patient).  Employers have a vested interest in ensuring the health and safety of their employees.  The ACA has developed resources to assist patients in advocating for appropriate care and putting a stop to unfair insurer practices which put patients at risk.  Listed below are methods by which you, the patient, can advocate for yourself.  Increasing/Requesting Chiropractic Benefits If you have no chiropractic coverage through your health plan or are interested in requesting an increase in

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The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) receives many questions about chiropractic.  Below are answers to the most commonly asked questions. What conditions do chiropractors treat? How do I select a doctor of chiropractic? Does chiropractic treatment require a referral from an MD? Is chiropractic treatment safe? Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children? Are chiropractors allowed to practice in hospitals or use medical outpatient facilities? Do insurance plans cover chiropractic? What type of education and training do chiropractors have? How is a chiropractic adjustment performed? Is chiropractic treatment ongoing? Why is there a popping sound when a joint is adjusted? What conditions do chiropractors treat? Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of

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The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) receives many questions about chiropractic.  Below are answers to the most commonly asked questions. What conditions do chiropractors treat? How do I select a doctor of chiropractic? Does chiropractic treatment require a referral from an MD? Is chiropractic treatment safe? Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children? Are chiropractors allowed to practice in hospitals or use medical outpatient facilities? Do insurance plans cover chiropractic? What type of education and training do chiropractors have? How is a chiropractic adjustment performed? Is chiropractic treatment ongoing? Why is there a popping sound when a joint is adjusted? What conditions do chiropractors treat? Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of

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A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractic physicians are both safe and effective.  Following are excerpts and summaries from a few of the more recent studies. The evidence strongly supports the natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach of chiropractic care for a variety of conditions. For Acute and Chronic Pain “Many treatments are available for low back pain. Often exercises and physical therapy can help. Some people benefit from chiropractic therapy or acupuncture.” —Goodman et al. (2013), Journal of the American Medical Association   “[Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy] in conjunction with [standard medical care] offers a significant advantage for decreasing pain and improving physical functioning when compared with only standard

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A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractic physicians are both safe and effective.  Following are excerpts and summaries from a few of the more recent studies. The evidence strongly supports the natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach of chiropractic care for a variety of conditions. For Acute and Chronic Pain “Many treatments are available for low back pain. Often exercises and physical therapy can help. Some people benefit from chiropractic therapy or acupuncture.” —Goodman et al. (2013), Journal of the American Medical Association   “[Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy] in conjunction with [standard medical care] offers a significant advantage for decreasing pain and improving physical functioning when compared with only standard

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The roots of chiropractic care can be traced all the way back to the beginning of recorded time. Writings from China and Greece written in 2700 B.C. and 1500 B.C. mention spinal manipulation and the maneuvering of the lower extremities to ease low back pain. Hippocrates, the Greek physician, who lived from 460 to 357 B.C., also published texts detailing the importance of chiropractic care. In one of his writings he declares, “Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases”. In the United States, the practice of spinal manipulation began gaining momentum in the late nineteenth century. In 1895, Daniel David Palmer founded the Chiropractic profession

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The roots of chiropractic care can be traced all the way back to the beginning of recorded time. Writings from China and Greece written in 2700 B.C. and 1500 B.C. mention spinal manipulation and the maneuvering of the lower extremities to ease low back pain. Hippocrates, the Greek physician, who lived from 460 to 357 B.C., also published texts detailing the importance of chiropractic care. In one of his writings he declares, “Get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases”. In the United States, the practice of spinal manipulation began gaining momentum in the late nineteenth century. In 1895, Daniel David Palmer founded the Chiropractic profession

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