The following frequently asked questions are answered by our Chiropractor Dr. Mazzone to better understand our Loveland office located just outside Cincinnati.
If you are new to chiropractic care or visiting our Loveland chiropractor, Dr. Mazzone for the first time, you may be wondering whether chiropractic adjustments or related pain relief treatments are right for you and what to expect. Below, our Loveland chiropractor has answered several of the most frequently asked questions about chiropractic care, drug-free back pain relief, wellness care, auto accident injury rehabilitation and more.
#1: Are chiropractors doctors?
Yes, a chiropractor is a licensed health physician who has completed a four-year Doctor of Chiropractic program. This program includes supervised chiropractic training in spinal adjustments and musculoskeletal injury diagnosis. Our Loveland chiropractor Dr. Mazzone completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis in 1993.
To become a chiropractic physician requires an average of eight years of highly specialized training. today’s doctor of chiropractic must complete 4,800 hours of classroom instruction, and pass a rigid board examination before earning a license. Continuing education seminars must be completed for annual license renewal. In fact the Logan College of Chiropractic requires more gross anatomy hours than any school on the planet. A Logan grad will have completed 2 times the amount of anatomy of the average medical school, 2 times the hours of radiology, 2 times as much diagnosis, 2 times as much orthopedics, 2 times as much physiology, and 5 times as much nutrition. Logan graduates are trained as primary care physicians and acknowledged by state and federal governments as such.
#2: Is chiropractic care safe?
Yes, chiropractic care is extremely safe and effective. Chiropractic taps into the body’s own healing powers to treat the actual cause of chronic pain conditions, therefore removing the symptoms thereof. Dr. Mazzone use only non-invasive techniques to gently adjust the spine and restore proper alignment. Chiropractic adjustments are safe and beneficial for young children, adults and senior citizens. Additionally, Dr. Mazzone has 20 years of experience in the field and utilizes state of the art and revolutionary techniques such as the Neurologic Relief Center Technique (NRCT), 1 of only 220 doctors in the world that can perform this specific technique.
#3: What is an adjustment?
A chiropractic adjustment is the use of a specific force in a precise direction, applied to a joint that is fixed, “locked up”, or not moving properly due to trauma, poor posture and lack of proper exercise. Adjustments help return the bones to a more normal position or motion, improving nerve function, decreasing stress, relieving pain and improving health. Each chiropractic adjustment is tailored to the patients age, size and unique spinal problem. Chiropractic adjustments are so safe, even newborns and children receive adjustments to repair the damage caused from birth process, learning to walk, or other childhood trauma.
#4: What symptoms can be treated by Chiropractors?
You can find functional improvement and pain relief from the following symptoms (to name a few) at our Loveland chiropractic office:
- Fatigue, tired, sluggish
- Weight loss
- Digestive Problems
- Pain, stiffness, soreness
- Anxiety, depression
- Unexplained neurologic symptoms
- Back & Neck Pain
#5: Who can benefit?
Basically, anyone with a spine can benefit from chiropractic! If you are visiting this page, your body is probably telling you something is wrong. There is a good chance that Dr. Mazzone can help “align” your body into its proper state.
#6: What services are provided at the Chiropractic office?
The following services are offered at our Loveland chiropractic office, while also servicing Cincinnati and the surrounding areas:
- Chiropractic care
- Wellness/Lifestyle care & education
- Nutritional education, supplements
- Therapeutic Massage
- Heavy metal detox and purification programs
- Lifestyle Health Risk Assessment
- NRCT- Neurologic Relief Treatment for chronic pain sufferers
- Personal Injury cases
- Workers Compensation Provider