What is the “popping” sound I hear when getting an adjustment?

Many first-time chiropractic patients are concerned with “popping” sounds. Popping sounds are a regular part of a chiropractic adjustment, and are not cause for concern. It should be noted that these pops are also not the result of bones cracking”. Instead, pops result from stuck joints. As these joints are opened, the gas is released - similar to uncorking a bottle of champagne.

What type of education do chiropractic doctors receive?

Doctors of chiropractic (DC) are required to complete an undergraduate degree and an accredited, four-year doctoral graduate program. DC’s must also must pass a board exam and obtain a license to practice.

My friend says he went to a chiropractor once and it was painful during and afterwards. Did he just go to a bad chiropractor?

It is possible that proper attention and care wasn't given. A good chiropractor will be well-versed in the field and have a passion for helping people.

What conditions can potentially be treated with chiropractic care?

Back and neck pain and/or leg pain (sciatica), headaches, arthritis pain, strains, sports injuries, car accident injuries, bursitis, sleep disorders and carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Why should I see a Chiropractor?

Clinical studies indicate that sufferers of neck and back pain, sciatica, tension and migraine headaches, neurological conditions and more benefit greatly from chiropractic care.

How do I use this site to find the best Chiropractor in Vancouver for me?

With our easy-to-use location selector and categories focused on your particular chiropractic needs, you'll find the best chiropractor closest to you in just a few clicks.