Laying The Foundation
Chiropractic care is like building a house - certain things have to happen in a particular order for everything to stand strong and work correctly. When building a house, if you tried to put up your walls before you had a solid foundation, your walls would be weak and eventually collapse. If you tried to put on your roof before the walls were ready, you would run into the same problem. The same is true for your body. Your body has to go through a particular plan of care in order to repair itself correctly and fully. There are three general phases of Chiropractic care -
Phase 1: Relief Care
If you are in pain when you come into our office, our first objective is to help you feel better. Dr. Annis will personally address your physical condition and determine an appropriate course of care to alleviate your symptoms as quickly as possible.
Phase 2: Corrective/Restorative Care
During the Restorative care phase, muscles and other tissues are allowed to heal more completely, thereby preventing additional injury. Depending on your overall health and the severity of your problem, Dr. Annis will design an overall program to suit your needs and discuss the appropriate amount of visits necessary for your optimal care and rehabilitation.
Phase 3: Wellness Care
Once your body has fully healed, it may be necessary to come in for periodic adjustments as a preventive measure for potential problems in the future. Based on your lifestyle and goals, Dr. Annis will discuss all your available options.