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What can I expect at a chiropractor appointment?
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Dr. Joseph De santi
Family Medicine
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In brief: Chiro Care
You can expect to be treated very professionally, with attention to your complaints.
You will have a thorough assessment of your general musculoskeletal health. You may be referred for xrays depending upon your complaint and a program of therapy will likely be proposed. Chiropractic care uses a philosophy of manipulative therapy similar to massage and osteopathic manipulation to alleviate pain.

In brief: Chiro Care
You can expect to be treated very professionally, with attention to your complaints.
You will have a thorough assessment of your general musculoskeletal health. You may be referred for xrays depending upon your complaint and a program of therapy will likely be proposed. Chiropractic care uses a philosophy of manipulative therapy similar to massage and osteopathic manipulation to alleviate pain.
Dr. Joseph De santi
Dr. Joseph De santi
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Ineffective therapy
Chiropractors use an ancient, outmoded, discredited theory of disease causation.
They use unshielded x-rays to identify "subluxations" which they treat with a vigorous, and sometimes dangerous, massage. You can expect optimistic and global notions about treatment but will get a short term relief from the massage but no cure. See your regular doctor first and beware chiropractic.

In brief: Ineffective therapy
Chiropractors use an ancient, outmoded, discredited theory of disease causation.
They use unshielded x-rays to identify "subluxations" which they treat with a vigorous, and sometimes dangerous, massage. You can expect optimistic and global notions about treatment but will get a short term relief from the massage but no cure. See your regular doctor first and beware chiropractic.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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