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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • D.C. stands for Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Chiropractors are licensed in all 50 states
  • Chiropractic is an alternative to surgery and pharmaceutical drugs
  • Chiropractors have Bachelors Degrees and postgraduate Doctorate Degrees = 8 years
  • Care is like working out, or physiotherapy; (needs to be done more than once)
  • There are many different techniques and specialty areas within Chiropractic
  • Acupuncture is a sub-specialty within Chiropractic and helps with additional conditions
  • A Diplomate in Medical Acupuncture
  • Requires 6 additional years of training
  • Chiropractic and Acupuncture treat the nervous system in similar ways
  • Board Certification in Chiropractic Orthopedics takes 4 more years beyond the 8 year Chiropractic training
  • There are many benefits to regular Chiropractic care = Wellness Care
  • You can be sore after the first few visits and that is O.K.
  • LASER therapy accelerates healing
  • 88 % of Chiropractic patients were completely or very satisfied with care in a recent Consumer Reports study
  • Med-pay covers not only YOU if you were in a car accident, but each and every passenger in your car!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What does the word Chiropractic mean?
  • What is Chiropractic?
  • How well does Chiropractic work?
  • When should I see a Chiropractor if I have pain or other symptoms?
  • What are non-pain benefits of Chiropractic or Acupuncture?
  • Is Chiropractic safe?
  • What is a Chiropractic Adjustment?
  • How does Chiropractic or Acupuncture work?
  • Does the adjustment hurt?
  • Will I be sore afterwards?
  • Why is the actual adjustment so short?
  • What is that popping sound?
  • Is a bone being popped back into place?
  • What is a subluxation?
  • What is an Acupuncture meridian?
  • How does Acupuncture or dry needling work?
  • Is Acupuncture safe?
  • Why do I hurt when I did not do anything?
  • Once I start treatment, will have to go forever?
  • Why can Chiropractors help with so many different conditions?

COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS

  • Chiropractic and Acupuncture are only for back pain
  • All Chiropractors are the same
  • I can crack my own spine so I don’t need to see a Chiropractor
  • I didn’t do anything to hurt myself. It will get better on it’s own.
  • I don’t need a Chiropractor, my pain is gone
  • The louder the pop in my back, the better the adjustment must have been
  • I just struck another vehicle with my car; my med-pay won’t cover your care
  • I was hit by someone in my car; I probably don’t need an attorney

TYPES OF CARE IN THE OFFICE

  • INITIAL INTENSIVE CARE: Care is designed to treat a problem or condition; combination therapy, greater frequency of visits. Discounts for time-of-service payment or pre-paying several visits up front (minimum 12 sessions)
  • CORRECTIVE CARE: After the problem is solved and symptoms have lessened, treatment can be tapered; the same payment options apply
  • WELLNESS CARE / MAINTENANCE: Periodic visits AFTER symptoms subside to keep the structure of your nervous system intact, and prevent recurrence

WELLNESS BENEFITS Of CHIROPRACTIC AND ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT

  • Improved activities of daily living
  • Increased athletic performance
  • Decreased stress; decreased blood pressure
  • Increased breathing measurements
  • Better immunity & sleep
  • Increased energy and strength
  • Increased flexibility
  • Improved digestion
  • Better posture & balance
  • Decreased pulse and respiration rate
  • Greater mental clarity & attitude
  • Weight loss

PAYMENT INFORMATION

  • Car Accident? Med-Pay covers your care. If no med-pay, you will be required to sign a lien and be sent to an attorney
  • Private Health Insurance: we require payment at the time of service, so we do not bill Health Insurance. You can turn in our receipt to your Insurance company for reimbursement
  • Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare: we are NOT contracted with them; we do not bill them
  • Work Comp: We are Level 1 accredited, so all we need is a referral from your primary doctor.
  • Checks, Cash, Credit/Debit? YES
    • Pay at the time of service, or pre-pay
    • Your entire care for 44% discount (minimum 12 visits)

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Neck Pain, Headaches / migraines
  • Shoulder, elbow, wrist & hand pain
  • Frozen shoulder, rotator cuff
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Back pain, sprains & strains
  • Hip & Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain
  • Sciatica, spinal stenosis
  • Knee, ankle, and foot pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Arthritis & bursitis
  • Numbness & tingling
  • Pinched nerves
  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue
  • Weight Loss
  • Induce Labor & Labor Pain
  • Depression / anxiety
  • Post-surgical rehab
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Motor Vehicle & Work injuries
  • Sports and personal injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Children

 Ask about any condition not listed!

**Automobile and Work Injuries require extensive rehab, billing, and paperwork; we use the Colorado Work Comp Fee Schedule for these, as they are more complicated, and have a mandatory increase in fees


PROCEDURES UTILIZED

Consultations are Always FREE !

  • Medical Acupuncture / Dry Needling: for meridian balancing and regional pain relief
  • Chiropractic Adjustments: to remove nerve interference in the spine and extremities due to subluxation/joint fixation/abnormal alignment
  • Electromyography (EMG): test to determine muscle spasm and imbalance
  • Acugraph: test to determine abnormal flow of energy in the nervous system
  • Cold LASER: accelerates healing
    • Blue 450nm for nerve
    • Green 532 nm for range of motion
    • Red 635nm for pain and inflammation
  • Cupping and Gua Sha (tissue scraping): To enhance healing and recovery
  • Electrical modalities: with heat or ice to fatigue muscles, stimulate healing / pain control
    • Basic Care or Combination Therapy are based on age, severity, & type of condition treated
    • Patients are treated as individuals, and costs vary depending on the condition being treated
    • We do not X-ray, but will refer if needed
    • Referrals provided for massage
    • Chinese Herbs- corrective formulas enhance recovery while on an acupuncture regimen
    • Supplements- designed to accompany your treatment, and are the highest quality natural alternatives to medicine
OFFICE HOURS
Monday8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday9:00am - 12:00pm
SundayClosed

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All days are By Appointment Only

Cramer Chiropractic
1304 Academy Boulevard N #205
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 433-0750

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1304 Academy Boulevard N #205

Colorado Springs, CO 80909