Beginning Care @ Gentle Chiropractic “We Want What You Want.”
Frequently Asked Questions
- How Do Your Fees Compare?
Our fees compare very favourably with other good chiropractors in Auckland. We are not the cheapest and we are not the most expensive. However we believe that our service is as good, or better, than you will receive anywhere else and you can be sure that we will take very good care of you and do all we can to help you.
- Can I Claim ACC?
Yes, you can get ACC if your injury is the result of an accident within the past 12 months. You simply need to complete a claim form when you visit us or bring your information if you have already made a claim elsewhere.
- Can I Claim Insurance?
Yes, if your insurance policy covers chiropractic care. You can check your insurance enti-tlement with your insurer. Most comprehensive policies have some coverage for chiro-practic care and most policies cover X-ray costs. We will provide receipts to enable you to make your claim.
- Do I Need X-rays?
Your need for X-rays will be considered on a case by case basis and this will be discussed with you at your Initial Visit. We will refer you for X-rays if we think they are warranted to ensure you get the best care possible. For most adults they add valuable information to your examination findings and provide piece of mind.
- What Do You Treat?
We treat your spine and its relationship with your nervous system. Because your entire body is dependent on, and influenced by your spine and nervous system we help a wide range of conditions, from neck and back pain, to shoulder and hip pain, from headaches and dizziness to sciatica and neuralgia. We spend 5 years at university to become the experts at taking care of you through care of your spine and nervous system.
- Can You Help Me If I Have Had Surgery Or Have A Spinal Condition?
Usually yes. We will assess your case on your Initial Visit and let you know if and how we can help. Our care is very gentle, safe, comfortable and entirely suitable if you have had surgery and/or have a spinal condition. We have successfully taken care of many clients after all manner of spinal surgeries and with all types of spinal conditions.
- Do I Have to Keep Coming?
No. You have the ultimate say as to how long you keep coming. Initially you will want to follow your recommended schedule to resolve your presenting problems. Beyond that you decide. Many of our clients choose to come regularly, often monthly, as a means to manage their condition and/or as a means to maintain a higher level of health and wellbeing.
Our friendly and caring team look forward to making your experience at Gentle Chiropractic an exceptional one.