Who can benefit from chiropractic treatment?

Chiropractic can be of service to anyone who has pain; an athletic injury; is pregnant; or is just looking to optimize their healthy lifestyle. A chiropractor can provide natural treatment options to any age group, from newborns to the older adult.

Common Conditions

Chiropractic can help with:

Optimizing your body`s ability to heal naturally
Overall health and wellbeing
Low back pain
Neck pain
Sports injuries
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Will my health insurance cover my treatments?

Most personal health insurance plans provides coverage for chiropractic care. The amount varies by each individual plan. It is important to check with your insurance provider so you understand what information they require to reimburse you for your appointments.

OHIP does not cover chiropractic or massage therapy.

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Do you need a referral from a physician to see a chiropractor?

No, you do not need a referral to see a chiropractor. Chiropractors are doctors and are “primary contact” health care providers. This means that they are trained to accurately diagnose your condition and determine if conservative treatment is the best option, or if your condition requires a visit to a medical physician or the hospital.

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What is an adjustment?

As a result of the stresses and strains of injury, poor posture, or just daily living, joint restrictions can occur in the spine and in other joints in the body. Decreased joint motion causes pain, inflammation, muscle tension and biomechanical changes, and interference with the function of the nervous system.

A chiropractor can identify these joint restrictions and perform a […]

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Will I need X-rays?

X-rays can be an important piece of information to help a chiropractor diagnose your condition. They can give your doctor important information about your skeletal health and can help guide their treatment. However, not all patients require x-rays and your Chiropractor will only prescribe them as necessary.

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How many appointments will I need?

The number of adjustments varies with each patient and their individual health goals. Many patients sense some progress within a week or two of frequent visits. Visits are less frequent as your condition stabilizes. Every treatment plan is individually tailored to each patient’s unique health goals and as such, every treatment plan is different.

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