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What Should I Look for in a Chiropractic Center?

Last Updated: October 6th, 2023 at 03:46 pm
Read Time: 4 Minutes

Beginning your path to total wellness with chiropractic is an experience which impacts both the body and the mind. Encompassing all of the bones, joints, muscles, and soft tissue of the body, chiropractic is a full-body experience that alleviates pain, promotes healing, and releases stress.

Something that doesn't help with stress? Choosing the wrong chiropractor. If you're walking into an office which makes you feel unwelcome, unprepared, or like your health is not a priority, turn right back around and leave. Instead, find a chiropractic center that puts your wellness first.

The ChiroCare of Florida Difference

With 11 facilities in South Florida and a team of dedicated physicians, the chiropractic and wellness centers of ChiroCare of Florida provide you and your entire family with the highest quality of care. At ChiroCare of Florida, you may visit us as a patient, but you will leave as a member of our family.

What makes a practice perfect? Learn more about the seven factors we think you should look for in a chiropractic center.

1. Reviews and Recommendations

You wouldn't buy an expensive new car without looking at reviews first. Think of your body as the most important purchase you could make - you only have one, and you need to treat it accordingly. So, when searching for a chiropractic center, be sure to look for reviews and recommendations.

Check local business listings as well as the reviews section on the center's website. A good chiropractic center will have plenty of reviews by actual patients.

Pro Tip: Feeling skeptical about a review's authenticity? A real review will speak in the first person, mention the injury or ailment that brought them into the office, and will often mention the doctor and specific office they visited. Take one of ChiroCare of Fort Lauderdale's reviews for example:

“I was involved in a car accident 6 months ago and went to ChiroCare Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Graham was very attentive and listened to all my complaints. After going through my treatments and following the doctors recommendations, I was able to return to my daily routines again. Thanks Doc, you’re the best!” – Jonathan K.

2. A Front Staff Who Cares

At ChiroCare of Florida, you'll walk into our office as a patient and leave feeling like a member of the family. This is achievable with the help of our awesome front desk staff. When you're looking for a chiropractic center you can trust, you don't want to feel like just another number penciled into the day.

Look for a staff who greets you warmly, answers all of your questions, and makes sure that your concerns are heard.

3. A Variety of Services

A chiropractor is the only certified doctor able to administer chiropractic adjustments and spinal manipulations, so it's no wonder that all offices will offer adjustments as a service. But, pain is multilateral and a chiropractor should be addressing the body as a whole.

Look for an office with a variety of services, such as massage therapy, physical rehabilitation, and other alternative medicines, such as acupuncture. While adjustments are proven to reduce pain and inflammation and help to restore motion in joints, other soothing and effective services are necessary to offer well-rounded treatment.

4. Keeping Up With Advancements

Nowadays, keeping up with medical advancements is as exhausting as trying to keep up with the Kardashians. But, look for a chiropractic center that's embracing the new wave of medical technology. While traditional services are tried and true, every day medical and technological breakthroughs make it possible to better and more efficiently service patients.

Look for a center that offers cutting-edge services, such as:

5. Tailored Treatment Plans

Regardless of injury or complaint, each patient is different. While all our bodies contain the same 206 bones, our structures, postures, and daily lifestyles are all different. This means that treatment cannot be standardized, and must be unique to the patient.

When looking for a chiropractic center you can trust, don't settle on the first that offers a set subscription of services. Instead, look for an office which will tailor treatment plans to your specific needs. Working with a dedicated chiropractor means that everything from the adjustments and complementary therapies to the frequency of visits will be tailored to your body.

6. Experienced Chiropractors

You want to feel safe in the hands of your chiropractor. Therefore, look for experienced chiropractors who have a deep understanding of the human body and how it functions.

A great way to judge the experience of a chiropractor is by reading their biography on the office's website. Get a feel of the chiropractors so you can decide if their practice is right for you.

7. Quality of the Office

Last but not least, look for a high-quality office. A good chiropractic center will be clean and inviting upon entry. The equipment should look well-maintained and sanitary. The waiting room will be free of clutter and a calming space to wait for your appointment.

If you're on the hunt for a chiropractic center to trust with your aches and pains, ChiroCare of Florida has the answer. With 11 offices throughout South Florida, a trusted chiropractic office is always minutes away. For chiropractors that care, discover the ChiroCare of Florida difference today.

About the Author:
Dr. Les Pachter
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Les Pachter moved to South Florida with his family at an early age. After attending the University of South Florida, he went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College, and has now been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Pachter is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), and is a current member of the Business Network International.
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