General Frequently Asked Questions and Payment Options
1. I already have a Chiropractor, but I want BrainCore/iLS. Do I need to switch Doctors?
No, you do not. In fact, we would never want you to leave the quality care you are currently under with your doctor. BrainCore is zip code exclusive and not readily available throughout Atlanta. And we are the only office in the country to offer BrainCore and iLS. To get the permanent changes in brainwave patterns, you need to see us. But please, tell your Chiropractor and continue to follow his/her recommendations for care. As long as you are getting your spinal misalignments corrected by another doctor, you are ready for BrainCore. We believe in synergistic partnership with all healthcare providers.
2. Do you take my health insurance?
We are a fee for service office. Most of our therapies are not covered by traditional health insurance plans. Unfortunately this is the stark reality of how our "sick care" system has declined. Prevention or drug-less solutions are not honored or reimbursed as they are in many other countries. For the services that are more typically covered by some providers such as Chiropractic, Consultations and Exams, we will happily provide you with a superbill to submit to your provider for reimbursement to you directly. We operate our office this way because we care about our relationship with you and not your insurance carrier. We feel it is best to allow you to manage your relationship with your provider.
3. How much is the investment?
Investment in your health and wholeness varies upon the severity of your condition and the time and type of therapy provided.
Initial Chiropractic consult and adjustment is $125. All subsequent adjustments are based upon the time needed to adjust your specific needs: $35 for 15 minutes; $50 for 30 minutes; $75 for 45 minutes; $100 for 60 minutes.
Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching sessions are $150/hr.
Initial Brain Therapy history/consultations include a first visit intake and second follow-up visit including comprehensive report. Investment $200 plus appropriate tests: QEEG and/or Pitch Discrimination Listening Test.
QEEG Exam: $500
Pitch Discrimination Listening Test: $25
Customized training protocols and investment options are discussed on an individual basis.
4. What types of payment options do you offer for this investment in myself?
We accept cash, check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover and offer no interest, low monthly payments for up to 18 months for those who qualify though Care Credit.
5. Do you provide any discounts to police, fire, military, teachers, college students, senior citizens?
Yes, we do. This is our way of saying thank you and honoring you. Plus, it's in everyone's best interest if you are performing your best with a healthy balanced brain! Our lives may literally be in your hands one day. Please remind us a the time of service.
6. What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is an art, science and philosophy aimed at maximizing the inherent recuperative powers of the body to heal itself. Chiropractors focus on a properly functioning nervous system which happens to be protected by the bony skull and spinal column. This is why they are often seen as "back" or "bone" doctors, when in fact, the main objective is to restore structure and proper function of nerve instruction throughout the entire mind-body system. We believe deeply that the body is designed to be whole and can heal itself if all interference is removed.
7. What is a Chiropractic adjustment? Is it safe?
Firstly, Chiropractic adjustments are very safe. One of the best indicators of evidence of this truth is to compare the practice liability rates of different health care providers. Insurance companies do extensive quantitative research to limit any and all risk to their bottom lines. Knowing this, they look at all the statistics of injury and come up with a very calculated number to assign to a profession's risk. The yearly premiums reflect if they are low or high risk for causing any injury or harm. We will disclose openly that our premiums are less than $1000 per YEAR indicating we are extremely safe and effective at what we do. Ever wonder what your pediatrician, family physician or obstetrician is paying? This is a small fraction of their higher risk premiums.
Secondly, an adjustment is specific, gently applied safe pressure to an area around the nervous system which is stuck and no longer moving properly. This improper structure leads to improper function. We restore motion, structure and function through this gentle movement.
8. How old should my kids be to get adjusted?
People seeking care range from newborns to the elderly. Yes, babies, in all their perfection and glory, undergo a tremendous amount of stress and strain in today's modern birth scenario. Birthing traumas from induction, monitoring, cesareans, drugs, isolation, and forceps can create stress and problems which may lead to disrupted function later. Ear infections, colic, digestive disorders have all been associated with birthing traumas in multiple studies. Adjustments are easily modified and are gentle and comfortable.
9. Do I need to see a Chiropractor even if I'm not hurting?
Yes because prevention is key to a long healthy life. If we phrased it like this, would it make more sense, "Do I need to exercise even if I'm not overweight?" or "Do I need to see the dentist for checkups even if my teeth don't hurt?" Prevention is the key to not letting something small and silent grow into something painful, large and very loud. Just as you get your eyes checked, your teeth cleaned and checked, having your spine (which houses your nervous system) checked to prevent long standing dysfunction is important to leading a healthy lifestyle.
10. Does it hurt? And what is that "pop" sound I have heard before?
The "pop" sound sometimes heard in the joints is from gas bubbles being released as the joint experiences a change in pressure. It does not indicate anything relevant to us. We are not trying to make that noise and nor do we need to hear it to know if we completed the adjustment. Many techniques involve absolutely no sound whatsoever and deliver powerful, fast results in healing. Adjustments do not hurt. Your soft tissue may be inflamed and painful from previous dysfunction, and this may affect your interpretation of pressure during an adjustment.
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