Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions about Chiropractic care.  If you have any further questions, please browse our blog.  Or call us at the office at 219-769-5433.

A. First, you are a self-healing organism. In addition, you are controlled and regulated by your nervous system. Therefore, millions of instructions flow from your brain, down the spinal cord, and out to every organ and tissue. After that, signals sent back to the brain confirm whether your body is working appropriately.


However, improper motion or position of the moving bones of the spine may interfere with this vital exchange. In addition, irritating nearby nerves and the tissues they control. Above all, precise chiropractic adjustments improve mind-body communications. In conclusion, health always returns with improved nervous system control.

A. This is one of our most Frequently Asked Questions. Chiropractic is a science, art and philosophy. Similarly, it’s a scientific fact that your brain and nervous system control every cell, tissue and organ of your body.  In addition, research confirms that interferences to the nervous system change the way the body functions. 

Frequently Asked Question: Answered

Abnormal movement of your spine creates nerve signaling interference causing dis-ease. Above all, objective tests help locate these interferences, called subluxations. Therefore, precise chiropractic adjustments a help correct or reduce them.

A. Above all, Chiropractic doesn’t cure anything! Nor is it a treatment for disease. Similarly, your bodies immune system is responsible for curing. Not doctors. And certainly not drugs.


The best doctors find the cause of the problem by restoring the function of your nervous system.  In addition, that’s why chiropractors are interested in the nervous system. In conclusion, a revived nerve supply improves your self-healing abilities.

A. The disc separates each spinal bone. In addition, its fibrous outer ring contains a jelly-like material.  Therefore, this soft center serves as a “ball bearing” for joint movement. Above all, your disc doesn’t actually “slip”.  However, a disc can bulge, tear, herniate, thin, prolapse and dry out.

A. First, a pinched nerve is actually rare. In addition, it’s more likely that a spinal bone will irritate, stretch, rub or chafe a nearby nerve root. Therefore,  “subluxations” may distort the critical nerve messages sent to and from the brain. Above all, this causes unhealthy alterations diminishing the function of organs and tissues.

A. This is one of our most common Frequently Asked Question. Above all, subluxations are usually the result of physical, emotional or chemical stresses. In addition, physical stresses might include slips and falls, accidents, repetitive motions or improper lifting. Similarly, emotional stress, such as grief, anger or depression, may produce subluxations.  For instance, alcohol, drugs or preservatives are common examples of chemical stress.

A. You can have subluxations and not know it. In addition,  subluxations can be present without obvious symptoms. Similarly to the early stages of tooth decay or even cancer.  Above all, the results of a thorough examination can reveal the location and severity of any subluxations in your spine.

A. Yes. In addition, learning to walk, riding a bike or playing sports can cause subluxations. Similarly, they are often passed off as mere “growing pains.” However, Chiropractic care helps detect these spinal distortions and correct them.  In addition, providing a clearer path toward proper development. 

In conclusion 

Ignored, these problems may worsen until they become more difficult to correct as an adult.