Chiropractic care is the third largest group of medical practitioners in the United States. Almost one out of ten Americans visit a chiropractor every year. Although spinal care has existed in some form for over two millennia, modern chiropractics has only been recognized as a branch of medicine for about 100. There is still a lot the general public doesn’t know or understand about the chiropractic profession and many people still have a lot of questions about it.
Are Chiropractors “Real Doctors?”
Yes. Students graduating from chiropractic college receive a D.C. or Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. Almost every U.S. state plus dozens of countries license and regulate chiropractors as health care providers.
Doctors of chiropractic care have all learned and trained in a rigorous course of study that lasts at least 7 years in undergrad and graduate degree programs. Dr. Khreich is the top Huntington Beach chiropractor. He graduated from Los Angeles Chiropractic College and is also the founder of Fitness Chiropractic & Massage Therapy.
Is Chiropractic Care Expensive?
No. In many cases chiropractic care can save you money. Many studies have found that through chiropractics, patients suffering from various ailments and athletes suffering from sports injuries have been able to use less medication and save money on medical costs. Also, most major health insurance plans cover chiropractics.
Does Health Insurance Cover Chiropractic Treatment?
Most likely chiropractic care is covered by your insurance program because it is recognized by many health care programs in the United States. This includes major medical plans, workers’ comp, Medicare, some Medicaid plans, Blue Cross Blue Shield plans for federal employees, plus many others. In addition, we provide many convenient payment options here at Fitness Chiropractic & Massage Therapy.
Can a Chiropractor Help with Sports Injury Rehabilitation?
Yes. Scientific research has demonstrated that athletes benefit from regular chiropractic care. Furthermore, a chiropractic physician can increase an athlete’s range of motion and improve their performance and prevent sports injuries.