Chiropractic care is like building a house – certain things have to happen in a particular order in order for everything to stand strong and work correctly. The same is true for your body. Your body has to go through a particular plan of care in order to repair itself correctly.
There are three general phases of chiropractic care . . .
Phase 1: Relief Care
If you are in pain when you come into our office, the first objective is to help you feel better as soon as possible. Depending on the severity of your problem, it is typical to need care 2-3 times per week for 2-4 weeks.
Phase 2: Corrective/Strengthening Care
During the corrective care phase, muscles and other tissues are allowed to heal more completely, thereby helping prevent injury. It is typical to need care 1-2 times per week for 2-3 months, depending on your overall health and the severity of your problem.
Phase 3: Wellness Care/No Charge Visits
Once your body has healed, wellness care helps to maintain your level of improvement and prevent future problems. Usually, this only requires a quick "tune-up" visit 1 time per month or less, based on your lifestyle and goals.
No Charge Visits
This is a very special and unique service Dr. Griffo provides to his patients receiving wellness care. Dr. Griffo is able to educate his patients to know if a treatment is needed at the time of each visit. There is no charge on the visits which require no treatment.