Frequently Asked Questions.
Q. What Techniques does Dr. Love use?
A. Dr. Love employs a number of different techniques in order to tailor care to each individual. All are low-force and delivered with great care.
- S.O.T. (Sacro-Occipital Technique)
- Impulse Adjusting Instrument
- N.E.T. (Neuro-Emotional Technique)
- Diversified Technique
- Trigger Point Therapy
Q. What will happen on my first visit?
A. Your Initial Consultation is designed as a “Fact-finding mission.” You will have an opportunity to discuss your chief Health concerns and goals with Dr. Love. Then Dr. Love will conduct a thorough Chiropractic, Orthopaedic & Neurological Examination. This exam will help to determine the Nature and Cause of your complaint. Most clients find this process fascinating and educational.
Q. Will I be adjusted on my first visit?
A. This will depend on the nature of your condition and the findings of your examination. Our primary goal is to ensure you receive the right care at the right time.
Q. Do Chiropractic Adjustments hurt?
A. Generally, there is little or no pain associated with Chiropractic care. Dr. Love uses gentle, low-force Adjustment techniques. Sometimes, when working with acute conditions there is minor discomfort. But, rest assured, Dr. Love is very gentle and will do everything possible to ensure your Adjustment visits are an enjoyable experience.
Q. What sorts of conditions can Chiropractic help?
A. Chiropractic Care is a method of stimulating the Body to function better. It is not a treatment of any specific condition. Chiropractic may help with Headache but it is not a treatment for Headache. Chiropractic may help with digestive problems but it is not a treatment for digestive problems. Clients of Chiropractic Care have reported positive results with Indigestion, Headache, Bowel dysfunction, Low energy, Low back pain, Migraine, Infertility, Behaviour problems. The list is almost endless.
Chiropractic works by restoring correct sensory (afferent) input to the brain. This is achieved by removing restrictions in spinal joint motion - the Adjustment.
Q. Who can benefit from Chiropractic Care?
A. Spinal fixations (or Subluxations) can occur at any age. They are caused by normal, daily stresses- sport, work, food chemicals, emotional stress. Therefore, every age group can suffer from Subluxation. Therefore, every age group may benefit from a Chiropractic adjustment.
Q. Is Chiropractic Care safe?
A. Every form of intervention has some associated risk. In the case of Chiropractic Care, this risk is very small when compared with many other types of care. Compared to many medical treatments and most pharmaceutical drugs, Chiropractic Care carries much, much lower risks.
Q. Can I claim my care through my private health insurance?
A. Yes. If you carry “Extras” cover, most health funds cover Chiropractic Care. Check with your fund for confirmation and for annual cover amounts. Dr. Love is also a registered Veteran’s Affairs provider and holders of Gold cards are completely covered. With a medical referral, up to five (5) visits/year can be had through Medicare.