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Choosing a Chiropractor

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on June 4, 2018

Choosing a Chiropractor in Joplin, MO


Choosing a chiropractor in Joplin, MO, can be a challenge. Knowing what to look for can help you make the right choice for your needs. At Skaggs Chiropractic in Joplin, MO, we encourage all our patients to think critically about the type of chiropractor that will meet their health and wellness needs. The following characteristics can make a big difference in the type of chiropractic care that a patient receives:

  1. Good working relationships. Patients who trust their chiropractors enough to provide information about their lives and health often reveal important tidbits of information. This information helps their chiropractor make health recommendations and give lifestyle advice. In this way, chiropractors help patients stay healthy. In addition, talking to patients can influence a chiropractor's diagnosis and can give the chiropractor a fuller picture of what might be happening in the patient's life that might cause pain or injury.
  2. Preventative approach to wellness. Taking a preventative approach to wellness helps keep patients feel their best and can prevent injury and illness. Focusing on prevention can also enable patients to stay active, which helps them remain healthy.
  3. Strong background in a variety of techniques. Seeing a chiropractor with many years experience can make a big difference in the quality of care. Knowing that your chiropractor has developed skills over a long career can give you confidence in your chiropractor's ability to treat your condition. When searching for a chiropractor, look for a professional with experience treating a range of conditions, from back pain to whiplash, sports injuries to occupational injuries. Your chiropractor should also use a variety of techniques, including spinal adjustment, nutritional counseling, lifestyle advice, stretches and exercises and more.

Contact Skaggs Chiropractic in Joplin Today

Dr. Steven Skaggs has been a chiropractor since 1994. He treats patients with spinal manipulation, lifestyle advice, stretches and exercises and more. If you're looking for a skilled chiropractor with many years experience listening to patients and treating their conditions, contact Skaggs Chiropractic today. Call us for an appointment at 417-624-4242.

Posted In: Chiropractic