When do you need chiropractic care

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Here you will find useful information and answers to frequently asked questions about chiropractic.

Who pays for chiropractic treatment?
The services of the chiropractor are covered by the basic health insurance.

Do you need a referral from a doctor for the chiropractor?
No, you don't need a bank transfer. You can contact us directly.

What do I have to bring to the first consultation?
Bring your own documents, x-rays, your health insurance card or your accident card.

How does the usual treatment go?
First, the medical history is taken. A detailed survey is followed by a clinical examination using orthopedic and neurological methods, but sometimes also blood and urine tests and X-rays.

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How Successful Is Chiropractic?
Long-term examinations in various countries have looked at the successes of chiropractic: patients get better faster, are able to return to work more quickly, require less medication and less surgery. This results in lower costs and patient satisfaction is very high.
In many cases, chiropractic is the best therapy. A growing number of adults and children, athletes and professionals are benefiting from it today.

When is chiropractic treatment indicated?
Static and dynamic disorders of the musculoskeletal system are treated. Such disorders occur as a short or long-term consequence of mechanical or neurophysiological changes, after an illness, an accident and in the course of the normal aging process. Complaints of lumbago, disc herniation, whiplash can also be treated chiropractically, such as osteoarthritis caused by wear and tear.

When should treatment start?
In order to prevent chronification, the following factors are important: Quick and comprehensive information for the patient - this also includes relieving them of fear - efficient and sustainable pain relief, advice on how to resume normal life as quickly as possible.

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Can I get chiropractic treatment even at an advanced age?
Of course. Chiropractors have patients from all ages and professions. The treatment is carefully tailored to the condition of the musculoskeletal system.

Chiropractic for Disc Herniations?
Usually, the symptoms of disc herniation can be treated very well with chiropractic means; an operation is only necessary in very few cases.

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Chiropractic for Sciatica?
Chiropractic treatment promises success in both acute and chronic cases. Treatment and care should start as early as possible.

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Chiropractic for Low Back Pain?
Lower back and other back pain are among the most common diseases in the industrialized world. Four out of five Swiss people suffer from it at least once in their lives.

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Chiropractic and Whiplash?
The aim of the treatment is to restore the painless function of the cervical spine and avoid consequential damage. Chiropractic treatment is particularly suitable for this.

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Chiropractic and Soft Tissues?
The chiropractor has a large repertoire of treatment techniques that specifically affect the connective tissue and soft parts (muscles and their attachments, tendons, ligaments): The chiropractic techniques are supported by physical methods such as heat, cold, electrotherapy, ultrasound and laser therapy.

Chiropractic for a headache?
If the joints in the cervical spine are no longer fully mobile, chiropractic therapy is the most effective therapy in most cases.

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Chest pain from the spine?
Not all chest pain is a heart condition. Blockages of the vertebral joints in the thoracic spine and the vertebral-rib joints often cause pain, similar to those caused by diseases in internal organs (heart, lungs, stomach, intestines, liver, gall bladder, etc.).

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Chiropractic During Pregnancy?
The strong weight gain during pregnancy creates increased stress on the back. Therefore, women are particularly dependent on a healthy back during this time.

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Spine and intestinal problems?
There are actually reciprocal connections between complaints of the internal organs and disorders of the spine.

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Chiropractic In Children?
40 to 50% of our children and adolescents suffer from poor posture and bad posture. Often this results in headaches and other complaints. It is therefore important to ensure optimal posture, especially with children.

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Schools and workplaces
Many illnesses can be avoided if monotonous movement sequences, incorrect posture and excessive strain at the workplace or in school are recognized in good time and if measures are taken to counteract them.

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