Is Chiropractic Safe?

Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal complaints (See Common Conditions We Treat). Every health care procedure from taking aspirin to surgery involves a level of risk.  Chiropractic adjustments are among the safest of all health care interventions because they are non-surgical and drug-free. And it works!  Dynamic Sports Chiropractic in Fargo prides itself with informing patients of the latest research showing the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic. If you would to read this research yourself please do not hesitate to ask for it! We can email it or share it the next time you come in.

What is an adjustment?

A chiropractic adjustment is the art of applying a specific force in a precise direction to a joint that is subluxated, “locked up”, or not moving properly.  This natural and safe procedure improves spinal mobility, function, and overall health.

Do adjustments hurt?

Most patients report relief after an adjustment. Depending on what is causing your original discomfort, you may feel some muscle soreness following treatment.  This usually goes away within 24 hours.

Do we treat infants and children?

We will examine and treat children older than 5 years of age who can competently state their complaint. We refer infants and children 5 and under to another clinic with specialty training and equipment for treating infants and younger children.

Is chiropractic treatment safe during pregnancy?

Absolutely! Chiropractic care can be modified for pregnant women, if necessary.  Many women find chiropractic care offers great relief for pain associated with the changing dynamics of their bodies during pregnancy.

Do we accept health insurance?

Yes, we accept most major health insurance plans. Some of the most common plans we accept are:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medica
  • United Health
  • Sanford
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Aetna

We also accept Workers’ Comp and Auto Injury cases.

What if I don’t have health insurance?

For patients who have no chiropractic insurance coverage, we offer affordable and cost-effective care plans.