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Frequently Asked Questions

As active members of the Crystal Lake community, we hear many questions from new and experienced chiropractic patients. Some of the most common questions and answers are below…

We are here to answer any questions you might have.

Do you accept insurance?

We offer many cash-based plans utilizing the incredible benefits of individual and family savings plans.

No matter what the situation, we always work hard to make the care affordable for our patients, getting them what they need at all times.

We have an amazing billing manager who helps with this each step of the way.

Do you see many children in your office?

YES! We love the amount of children and families we care for! All three of our doctors are Pediatric Certified and are very accustomed to and enjoy working with children! After school hours are some of our favorite times because the influx of all the children!

Why do kids need to see a chiropractor?

There is actually a variety of reasons for a child to see a chiropractor. In fact, the #1 reason children see a chiropractor is for wellness. Many parents nowadays are choosing to be proactive with their children’s health, rather than reactive.

kids-need-chiropractic-tooThis fits perfectly with chiropractic, which is wellness-based and thus proactive and preventative. Many of our parents bring their newborn infants to our office on the way home from the hospital, before even going to the pediatrician.

Other common reasons for children to see a chiropractor include difficulty nursing, colic, and ear/sinus infections, which are all conditions often caused by problems with the upper neck that likely were caused by birth trauma such as C-section or forceps delivery. Parents also bring their kids to a chiropractor for care of colds and flu-like issues.

Our office specializes in the care of children with Neuro-Developmental Disorders such as autism, ADD/ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and learning disabilities.

Since chiropractic seeks to restore balance and proper function to the nervous system, chiropractic for these kids often has life-altering changes!

Is it safe to be adjusted while pregnant?

Absolutely! In fact, chiropractic care is very beneficial during pregnancy. Not only does it allow for the mother to feel her best throughout the entire process but by balancing the nervous system, relieving stress, improving pelvic alignment and decreasing any tightness in the pelvic muscles/ligaments it can prepare a mother for her best labor yet!

Our doctors are all certified in Webster’s Technique, which is specifically designed for adjusting pregnant mothers.

Have more questions? Contact our Crystal Lake office today!


PWC Chiropractic | (815) 455-8213

Providing Chiropractic and Wellness Care for the Crystal Lake, Lake County and McHenry County families.