W elcome to our frequently asked questions page. Our greatest gift to you is honesty. We believe being transparent and providing all the answers allow patients to make the best decision possible. And that is incredibly important to us at North Vancouver’s leading Chiropractic clinic, VanCityPro Chiropractic. Take a look at our most frequently asked questions and answers or just give our office a call and come in for a complementary consultation. Thereby, we can meet and answer all your important questions and put your mind at ease. Pain can’t wait and so can’t you! So call us now!

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  • What to expect from your first visit?

    What can I expect from my first visit?

    During your first visit your will have an opportunity to see if Chiropractic can help you. Dr. Reza Khamneipur, D.C. believes the first step in treating a patient is to first determine if they are a candidate for Chiropractic care. Dr. Reza will always take a few moments to asses over the phone or at the office to determine if the patient is well suited for Chiropractic care. If and when the patient is deemed suitable for care, a thorough examination will be done on the patient. An examination comprises of a history and a physical examination. Thereafter a discussion about the patient’s diagnosis and an initial treatment should be done.  At the end of the the first visit the patient should leave the clinic with a clear understanding of their condition, a comfortable first treatment and a schedule of when to return for further treatment.

  • How much will my first visit and subsequent visits cost?

    How much will my first visit and subsequent visits cost?

    The initial Chiropractic examination is 125 dollars and includes a thorough examination and an initial treatment. Thereafter, treatments range between 50 to 75 dollars depending if an adjustment is with or without adjunct therapy.

  • Can I expect to have any soreness after my first treatment?

    Can I expect to have any soreness after my first treatment?

    There are three outcomes that are possible with any type of physical treatment. They are having less of the primary symptoms if pain, no change at all, and or an increase in symptoms such as pain. Just like when a patient may go to the gym for the first time their muscles may become sore due to an increase in the demand on the muscles. Similarly, when a patient receives Chiropractic treatments the body may reject these positive changes from taking place.

  • Should I do exercises at home?

    Should I do exercises at home?

    Once your Chiropractic Physician completes and thorough diagnosis and begins treatment, it may be important to start a strengthening muscles around the affected area. Home care is an excellent adjunct to Chiropractic care. However, you should consult with your Chiropractor before engaging in an rehab programs. Mainly because improper technique and load to tissues during acute injuries should be avoided.

  • Do I have to continue treatments if I feel no pain?

    Do I have to continue treatments if I feel no pain?

    Your Spine is an organ like all important organs. Just like your Liver or Pancreas your Spine is not pain sensitive. Pain is the last thing a patient will experience when there is an injured area of the Spine. Pain will be the first thing to go away during treatment. However, even when pain may subside that doesn’t mean the underlying problem is gone. Therefore, just like taking antibiotics it is imperative to continue treatment until your condition is completely resolved.

  • Should I put Ice or Heat on an injured body part?

    Should I put Ice or Heat on an injured body part?

    Ice should always be applied to an acute injury to limit the inflammatory process. The liver sends fibroblasts to an injured area and new collagen fibres are laid down. However, to much new tissue can create tightness, lack of motion, constant swelling and pain. Therefore, Ice will help reduce the amount of inflammation and scar tissue the body the injured site.

  • What is interferential Current Therapy?

    What is interferential Current Therapy?

    Interferential current therapy is a physio modality that uses current to reduce pain, muscle spams and reduce inflammation to an injured area.

  • What is Tens Therapy?

    What is Tens Therapy?

    Tens therapy uses low voltage electrical current to reduce pain. Tens therapy has no healing affects.

  • Should I see a Chiropractor for Maintenance therapy?

    Should I see a Chiropractor for Maintenance Therapy?

    It is important to see your Chiropractor once a month to keep your Spine well adjusted. With many of our daily activities being traumatic our spine and posture can slowly go back to old unhealthy positions.

  • When should I call to get my first treatment at my North Vancouver Chiropractor?

    When should I call to get my first treatment at my North Vancouver Chiropractor ?

    Do not wait, call today to make an appointment with Dr. Reza at VanCityPro Chiropractic.

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