Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about chiropractors in Ewa BeachKapoleiKaka'ako, or Kailua . Knowing the answers to these important questions will help you pick the best chiropractor for you. If Cornerstone Community Chiropractic didn't cover a question you may have, contact us today and we will be more than happy to help answer your question.

What is a chiropractor?

A doctor who specializes in spinal health and overall well-being. They not only focus on the prevention of disease but they are experts at locating the root cause of problems that arise in the body.

What is chiropractic care?

A very safe, specific, controlled force applied to a joint to restore proper function to that area of the spine. There are many things in our lives that can cause our body to drift away from proper function. These changes impact tissues, the nervous system and other areas of the body. Left unresolved, this can make you more susceptible to chronic problems.

Are chiropractors doctors/what is the training and education they have?

Chiropractors must earn a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree and a state license. Doctor of Chiropractic programs typically take 4 years to complete and require an undergraduate college education for admission.

What does a chiropractor do?

Chiropractors allow your body to function how it was created to function! They do this by providing adjustments that take an area of your body that has poor or no function and restore function allowing your body to operate at its absolute best!

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

Receiving adjustments from a chiropractor is considered very safe, even for children and pregnant women. Every adjustment given in our office is specifically tailored to the patient and the area of the spine being adjusted.

What types of pain do chiropractors treat?

Chiropractic care helps with back pain, neck pains, headaches, etc. It also helps with digestion issues, sinus issues, acid reflux, heart burn, and also helps the labor process in pregnant females.

Do adjustments hurt?

Adjustments typically do not hurt. Depending on your pain level you may have some discomfort at first but once your body adapts to the changes the adjustment has made you feel much better.

Are adjustments safe?

Chiropractic adjustments are safe but just like any medical profession there are risks involved. Chiropractic care has very minimal risks.

Are all patient adjustments the same?

Not all adjustments are the same for each person. Every patients foundational x-ray is different and that is why we do a throughout examination each time you come into the office.

Will chiropractic care completely remove my back pain?

Chiropractic care will remove all aches and pains however when you continue your daily lifestyle it is important to get your spine checked regularly.

How much does care cost?

The cost for care varies between every patient and is first determined after going through all the thorough examinations. After obtaining all the examination findings, care recommendations will be determined based on analysis of all the combined findings.

Why should you choose our office?

In our office, we not only help to reduce muscle spasms, increase range of motion and decrease overall pain; we investigate a little further and specialize in Foundational Correction. We find the root cause of your problem and get you back to doing what you love!

What are common chiropractic techniques?

Common Chiropractic techniques which involves manual hands on adjustments includes: gonstead, diversified, Thompson technique, and many more.

What does a chiropractor treat?

Chiropractors do not treat. Chiropractors remove the pressure in the disc and nerves to allow for optimal functioning in the body. Therefore, allowing the body to heal from within.

What is the noise an adjustment makes?

Not to be confused with bone on bone, the noise during the adjustment is simply just air being released from inside the joints.