One the best ways to find a chiropractor is through getting a referral from a friend, family or another health care provider, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Patients can use the American Chiropractic Association’s Find a Doctor search tool to locate chiropractors in their area.Continue Reading
There are also state trade associations, such as The Chiropractic Association of Louisiana and the California Chiropractic Association, that maintain a listing for qualified and certified chiropractors, notes the University of Minnesota. Patients looking for specialized care or who want to schedule care for a child should call a chiropractor's office to learn about his qualifications and experience. Also, it is important to check whether a chiropractor is covered under a particular insurance policy.
Before searching for a chiropractor, a person should learn about the differences that exist among chiropractors, states the University of Minnesota. There are a wide range of methods and approaches that exist in chiropractic practice, such as Applied Kinesiology, Motion Palpation and Gonstead. Some chiropractors use X-rays, and others use spinal motion. A person should find out about the specific techniques used and ask for the reason behind their use. It is also important to know if the chiropractor is willing to refer a patient to other specialists.
The cost for chiropractic service varies from one chiropractor to another. Patients with insurance policies should find out if chiropractic care is part of the package.Learn more about Conditions & Diseases