Frequently Asked Questions in Clifton
Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about chiropractors in Clifton. Knowing the answers to these important questions will help you pick the best chiropractor in Clifton for you. If we didn't cover a question you may have, give Dr. Joseph Licitra, DC a call at (973) 470-0632 and we will be more than happy to help answer your question.
A chiropractor is a doctor trained specifically to take the pressure off nerve roots by manipulation of spinal bones as well as the correction of associated muscles.
Chiropractic care is a systematic approach to correcting spinal misalignments and strengthening the associated muscles which leads to overall better health in the body.
A chiropractor does a detailed examination of a person’s health and accesses spinal mechanics and then corrects these problems and restores spinal mechanics.
Chiropractors are extremely useful for many different conditions to include the neck, back pain, sciatica, headaches, and overall tension. There are many stories on my google reviews where people describe what they have been helped within my office.
Yes, there are numerous studies describing how chiropractic is the most effective treatment for low back and neck pain. The most cost-effective.
Yes, in some cases there may be an increase in soreness due to muscle manipulation which is normal when there is extreme spasm and we prepare the patient for this.
This depends on the condition and how long and how severe it is. In my office, we provide the quickest results and shortest treatment plans possible.
Our office is a caring compassionate place with great staff, a great attitude and a desire to obtain spectacular results in the shortest time possible. We know many different types of treatments that we modified depending on patient needs.
You can look up chiropractors on google. Reviews help when checking for a chiropractor. Look for a chiropractor where the reviews tell a story about the patient and how the chiropractor helped him.
There are many different techniques in chiropractic. When searching for chiropractors look for one that knows several different techniques. One size does not fit all. In our office, we used applied kinesiology (muscle testing) sacro-occipital techniques full spine diversified and Graston technique along with muscle work.
A chiropractor treats neck, low back, sciatic pain as well as headaches. In this office, we also treat shoulder, knee, carpel tunnel, and foot pain.
A Chiropractor does a detailed exam intake from injuries or auto accidents. They then determine where the primary problem is and bring down the swelling and inflammation. This is then followed by a course of strengthening and stretching.
No, depending on the condition, the age and how long the problem is there will determine how we adjust the patient. This can sometimes change during the treatment plan as mobility increases.
Yes, absolutely! We have a specific table here for pregnant patients where there is a space for the abdomen. Pregnant women get a great deal of relief with chiropractors with this table and who know myofascial (muscle) techniques.
In this office, we examine the low back and generally x-ray the area. We find out where the misalignments are and correct them. We also manually muscle test the area and correct the weakness.
In this office, we examine the neck and generally Xray the area. We find out where the misalignments are and correct them. We also manually muscle test the area and correct the weakness.
Yes, in many cases chiropractic should be the first choice for sciatica. If you go to my website there is a video I did on sciatica which explains causes. If care is not affording appropriate relief a medical referral will be made.
In most cases its four years of college, a doctorate at a chiropractic college, and a 1-year internship. I received my bachelor of science at Fairley Dickenson University and my doctorate at New York Chiropractic College.
|Monday||9:00am - 1:00pm 3:00pm - 7:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am - 1:00pm 3:00pm - 7:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am - 1:00pm 3:00pm - 7:00pm|
|Friday||3:00pm - 7:00pm|
|Saturday||8:00am - 12:00pm|