Frequently Asked Questions
WHY SHOULD I SEE A CHIROPRACTOR?
Widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available,Chiropractic treatments can provide relief from a variety of musculoskeletal complaints.
Dr. Manchester offers relief from neck pain, headaches, back pain, limited range of motion, sciatica, and TMJ. The effects of Chiropractic treatments can positively impact general health issues, as well.
DO YOU TAKE MY INSURANCE?
Manchester Chiropractic is listed as an In-Network Provider for Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, HealthChoice, United Health Care, and Medicare.
Some insurance plans do not offer coverage for Chiropractic services. We accept any insurance that offers chiropractic coverage.
DO I HAVE TO HAVE INSURANCE?
No. While it may be helpful, it is not required. We are happy to serve patients regardless of their insurance status.
If a long term treatment plan is necessary, we offer payment plan options.
ARE YOU OPEN ON FRIDAY?
We are open for walk-in appointments on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
We also stay open until 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, to try and accommodate all patients.
DOES CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT REQUIRE A REFERRAL?
A referral is usually not necessary; however, your health plan may have specific referral requirements. If you are unsure, ask our office to check your insurance before your appointment. We will be happy to verify coverage and referral requirements. This will also save you time during your first visit to the office.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO MY FIRST VISIT?
You will need to bring a picture ID and if you have medical insurance, you will need to bring your insurance card.
Please arrive early to allow time to complete your New Patient paperwork.
To save time on your first visit, you can print out and complete your paperwork ahead of time.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM MY FIRST VISIT?
- You will be greeted by friendly staff, and treated with courtesy and respect.
- The doctor will provide a comprehensive review of your specific concerns.
- Although they are not always recommended, we are equipped to take X-Rays.
- You should expect to receive your first treatment during this visit.
- The doctor will discuss your personal health goals, and make recommendation for follow-up treatments as they relate to your condition and health goals.
The doctor can offer advice for at-home care, exercises, and vitamin supplements to enhance the results of your treatments.
DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT TO GET A B-12 SHOT?
No. Come in any time we are open and you can be seen relatively quickly. Monday through Thursday we are open 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
We close for lunch from 1:00 p.m. and re-open from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. We are also open on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE AND WHAT DOES IT TREAT?
One of history’s old medical technique, Acupuncture can offer relief from a large variety of conditions. Placing fine needles on specific meridian points throughout your body can help reduce pain and inflammation. Acupuncture has been used to improve organ function, treat illness, addiction, digestive conditions, fertility conditions, weight loss or gain, emotional disorders, and so much more! Come in ask the doctor if Acupuncture can help you.
WHAT IS LASER THERAPY?
With Cold Laser Therapy, a low level laser sends shock waves through soft tissues to “knock away” dead cells and gives the live cells “a jolt”, stimulating the healing process. This can be beneficial to a wide range of patients, to expedite the healing and recovery process after surgery, and in some cases, can help patients avoid surgery altogether.