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  • What is chiropractic care?
    Chiropractic care is a natural approach to healthcare that involves spinal adjustments to improve the function of the nervous system, which in turn can improve overall health and well-being.
  • What conditions can be treated with chiropractic care?
    Chiropractic care can be effective in treating a wide range of conditions, including back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica, and more.
  • What is the difference between chiropractic care and physical therapy?
    Chiropractic care focuses primarily on the spine and nervous system, while physical therapy is a broader approach to rehabilitation that may include exercises, stretching, and other modalities.
  • Can chiropractic care be used for children?
    Yes, in fact Pediatric Chiropractic is one of our specialties. Chiropractic care can be safe and effective for children of all ages. In fact, many parents bring their children to chiropractors for conditions such as colic, ear infections, and sports injuries.
  • Do I need a referral from my doctor to see a chiropractor at Scherm Family Chiropractic?
    No, you do not need a referral to see a chiropractor here.
  • How many chiropractic sessions will I need?
    The number of chiropractic sessions you may need will depend on your specific condition and the severity of your symptoms. Your chiropractor will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan.
  • Is chiropractic care safe?
    Chiropractic care is generally considered safe, and serious complications are rare. However, as with any medical treatment, there may be some risks and side effects. At Scherm Family Chiropractic we perform an extensive initial exam and health history to make sure that chiropractic care is the best fit for you. It also helps to make sure that we use the best technique for your body
  • Can chiropractic care be performed while pregnant?
    Yes, chiropractic care has been known to help with conditions such as lower back pain, headaches, sciatica, and pubic symphysis pains as well as breech baby and postpartum recovery.
  • I know you don’t take Medicare for chiropractic but can I still come in and pay cash?
    No, unfortunately at this time Medicare is very complicated for self pay chiropractic practices. At this time we can not accept anyone on Medicare even if you want to pay out of pocket. However, we are happy to provide you a list of great local chiropractors in network with Medicare.
  • How does cold laser therapy work?
    Cold laser therapy works by using specific wavelengths of light to penetrate the skin and stimulate cellular activity. This can help reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and promote healing.
  • What is cold laser therapy?
    Cold laser therapy, also known as low-level laser therapy or photobiomodulation, is a non-invasive treatment that uses low-intensity laser light to stimulate healing in the body's tissues.
  • What conditions can be treated with cold laser therapy?
    Cold laser therapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including chronic pain, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, sports injuries, sprains/strains and more.
  • Is cold laser therapy painful?
    No, cold laser therapy is a non-invasive and painless treatment. You may feel a slight warming or tingling sensation during the treatment, but it is not uncomfortable.
  • How long does a cold laser therapy session last, and how many sessions will I need?
    A typical cold laser therapy session lasts between 10 and 30 minutes, depending on the area being treated. The number of sessions you will need will depend on your specific condition and the severity of your symptoms. We’ll work with you to create a personalized treatment plan.
  • Who should not receive cold laser therapy?
    Cold laser therapy is generally considered safe for most people. However, it is not recommended for people with cancer, pregnant women, or people with pacemakers or other electronic implants.
  • What is massage therapy?
    Massage therapy is a hands-on technique that involves manipulating the soft tissues of the body to promote relaxation, improve circulation, and relieve pain and tension.
  • What are the benefits of massage therapy?
    Massage therapy can provide a wide range of benefits, including reduced stress and anxiety, improved circulation, pain relief, improved flexibility and range of motion, and more.
  • What types of massage are available?
    There are many different types of massage, including deep tissue, sports, trigger point therapy, medical, pregnancy, stretching massage, and more. Your massage therapist can help you determine which type of massage is best for you.
  • Is massage therapy painful?
    Massage therapy should not be painful, although some people may experience mild discomfort during certain types of massage, such as deep tissue massage.
  • Is massage therapy safe?
    Massage therapy is generally considered safe for most people. However, if you have any health concerns or medical conditions, it is best to consult with your healthcare provider before receiving massage therapy.
  • What insurance do you accept?
    We have found that insurance can be limiting in the care we provide, so we are not currently accepting insurance for our therapies.
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