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What to Expect

Laying the foundation for total health

In some ways, one could say that chiropractic care is a bit like building a house - certain things have to happen in a particular order in order for everything to stand strong and work together correctly. When building a house, if you tried to build your walls before you had a solid foundation, your walls would be weak and eventually may even collapse. If you tried to build your roof before the walls were ready, you would run into the same problem. These concepts apply to your body as well, and chiropractic care addresses many common reasons why people experience pain and other health issues. If something is not right with your body's foundation, than that needs to be addressed before true health can be achieved. With chiropractic care, your body has to go through a particular plan of care in order to repair itself correctly and fully. There are three general phases of chiropractic care . . .

Phase 1: Relief Care

If you are in pain when you come into our Charlotte chiropractic office, our first objective is to help you reduce pain and start feeling better as soon as possible. Depending on the severity of the underlying condition which is causing your pain, it is typical for a patient to need chiropractic care or adjustments 2-3 times per week for 4-12 weeks.

Phase 2: Corrective/Restorative Care

During the corrective phase of chiropractic care, muscles and other tissues are allowed to heal more completely, which helps prevent further injury or pain. The goal of corrective or restorative chiropractic care is to help bring your body back to 100% functioning. It is typical to need chiropractic care or adjustments about 4-8 times per month for 6-24 months, depending on your overall health and the severity of your problem.

Phase 3: Wellness Care

Once your body has fully healed and you are no longer experiencing back pain or other pain symptoms, it is important to come in for periodic chiropractic adjustments to avoid further problems in the future. Usually, this phase of chiropractic care only requires a quick visit to the chiropractor 1-4 times per month, based on your lifestyle and goals.

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday:

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Testimonial

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I had never visited a chiropractor before and didn't know what to expect. Dr. Stryker made me feel at ease. I kept a lot of stress built up in my neck and shoulders due to my job and the death of my husband. She helped to relieve this pain through adjustments.

    I did not realize the importance of keeping my body healthy through chiropractic care until I came under the care of Dr. Stryker. She always knew exactly where my problems were and adjusted them accordingly. I feel so much better mentally and physically under Dr. Stryker's care. She helped me to understand how important spinal care is to your whole being and wellness.

    I always refer my family and friends to Dr. Stryker. My son was having problems with his back. We went to medical doctors that could not find out his problem. So I sent him to Dr. Stryker and his back problems were gone after several adjustments. He was overjoyed and so was I. I also referred many teacher friends and they have also sung Dr. Stryker praises"
    Janis, 47

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