We're glad you asked! Chiropractic care is a drug-free, non-surgical approach to healing and wellness. Chiropractic care restores health and prevents injury by improving the structural integrity of the body, primarily the spine. The brain communicates with the rest of the body via the spinal cord and nervous system. When functioning perfectly, this communication is uninterrupted, and the messages go to and from the brain without interference.
Addressing the Root of the Problem
The nervous system serves as the body's wiring. If this wiring is inhibited, the signal does not reach the intended body part, and illness or pain may result. Such interferences can manifest anywhere along your spine. For example, pain in your arm or hand may actually be caused by a problem in your neck, where the nerves connecting to that hand originate. A qualified chiropractor can examine the spine for interferences and remove them through controlled techniques (see Our Techniques).
According to The Association of Chiropractic Colleges, chiropractic care focuses on the relationship of structure and function (as coordinated by the nervous system), and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of your health. Qualified chiropractors are professional medical practitioners, delivering long-term care at a fraction of the cost of drug treatments and surgery.
A chiropractic spinal adjustment is a gentle and specific force delivered to spinal vertebrae to correct misalignment and relieve nerve interference.
Chiropractors use a variety of adjusting techniques. The most common method is
performed with the chiropractor’s hands delivering a quick pressure.
Chiropractic for children is a specialty field just as pediatrics. More and more pediatricians are beginning to recommend Chiropractic for many ailments such as ear infections, colic, reflux, ADHD, ADD, and mood disorders. Chiropractic is most beneficial for children because their nervous systems are just developing.
The chiropractic adjustment has benefits beyond the spine and is also used on the extremities. Dr. Hammer has successfully treated hundreds of cases, which respond well to chiropractic manipulation to the specific extremity. This includes the arms, legs, hands, and feet, all of which contain hundreds of joints and joint combinations.
Dr. Steven Hammer is a dedicated chiropractor in helping people regain and maintain control of their health through a holistic approach. Our team will help get you on the road to recovery without the use of drugs or surgery. Our methods are 100% natural and based on years of training and experience.
In addition to spinal adjustments, services such as preventive healthcare, massage and rehabilitative exercise will help you recover optimal health and peak performance without drugs. We will demonstrate how best to care for your back, neck and extremities to prevent further pain.
Some insurance plans cover chiropractic care. If you're paying out of pocket, we will find a payment plan that fits your budget. We want all our patients to receive the best treatment possible.
Contact us to set up an appointment, and make a commitment to your well-being today!
Tuesday: 2:00 - 6:00
Wednesday: 9:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
We are closed 12:00-2:00 for lunch
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Closed
We are conveniently open the second Saturday of the month 10:00-12:00
After hours are available by appointment
6009 Auburn Blvd, #120
Citrus Heights, CA 95621