Services

We offer many services to meet your wellness needs including :

  • Chiropractic Manipulation
  • Manual Therapy
  • Muscle Relaxation Therapy (MRT)
  • Active Release Technique
  • Electrical Stimulation and Ultrasound
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Professional Massage Therapy
  • Personal Injury
  • Chiropractic Examination
  • Auto Accidents
  • Work Injuries
  • Sports Injury
  • Rehabilitation and Preventive Exercise
  • Nutritional and Lifestyle Counseling

For new patients, we are offering a complimentary initial consultation.

We accept PPO insurances and belong to most insurance networks. Please contact us to inquire about your specific plan. We also offer a special cash rate for patients who are uninsured.

Accepted payment methods:
 Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon. Contact us today 949-394-9953 for a free consultation.

What Conditions Do Chiropractors Treat?

Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches…particularly with their highly skilled manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. They also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. The benefits of chiropractic care extend to general health issues, as well, since our body structure affects our overall function. DCs also counsel patients on diet, nutrition, exercise, healthy habits, and occupational and lifestyle modification.

Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe?

Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Although chiropractic has an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects. The risks associated with chiropractic, however, are very small. Many patients feel immediate relief following chiropractic treatment, but some may experience mild soreness, stiffness or aching, just as they do after some forms of exercise. Current research shows that minor discomfort or soreness following spinal manipulation typically fades within 24 hours.

Is Chiropractic Treatment Appropriate For Children?

Yes, children can benefit from chiropractic care. Children are very physically active and experience many types of falls and blows from activities of daily living as well as from participating in sports. Injuries such as these may cause many symptoms including back and neck pain, stiffness, soreness or discomfort. Chiropractic care is always adapted to the individual patient. It is a highly skilled treatment, and in the case of children, very gentle.

Do Insurance Plans Cover Chiropractic?

Yes. Chiropractic care is included in most health insurance plans, including major medical plans, workers’ compensation, Medicare, some Medicaid plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield plans for federal employees, among others. Chiropractic care is also available to active-duty members of the armed forces at more than 60 military bases and is available to veterans at 36 major veterans medical facilities.

How Is A Chiropractic Adjustment Performed?

Chiropractic adjustment or manipulation is a manual procedure that utilizes the highly refined skills developed during the doctor of chiropractic’s intensive years of chiropractic education. The chiropractic physician typically uses his or her hands–or an instrument–to manipulate the joints of the body, particularly the spine, in order to restore or enhance joint function. This often helps resolve joint inflammation and reduces the patient’s pain. Chiropractic manipulation is a highly controlled procedure that rarely causes discomfort. The chiropractor adapts the procedure to meet the specific needs of each patient. Patients often note positive changes in their symptoms immediately following treatment.

Why Is There A Popping Sound When A Joint Is Adjusted?

Adjustment (or manipulation) of a joint may result in the release of a gas bubble between the joints, which makes a popping sound. The same thing occurs when you “crack” your knuckles. The noise is caused by the change of pressure within the joint, which results in gas bubbles being released. There is usually minimal, if any, discomfort involved.

Contact

Damian Chiropractic
Lake Forest Chiropractor
22600-C Lambert St. Ste 907 Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: 949-394-9953

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