Frequently Asked Questions in Greenville SC


Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about chiropractors in Greenville, SC. Knowing the answers to these important questions will help you pick the best chiropractor in Greenville for you. If we didn't cover a question you may have, give Gormley Clinic of Chiropractic a call at (864) 520-1613, and we will be more than happy to help answer your question.

Chiropractic FAQ's in Greenville SC

What is chiropractic care?

Chiropractic is a patient-centered hands-on approach to health that’s focused on influencing the nervous system and bodily functions through structural correction.

Are chiropractors doctors?

Yes, Chiropractors are doctors who are licensed to practice in their state and are over seen by a national board just like our medical counter parts.

What does a chiropractor do?

The chiropractor’s job is to examine your neuro-muscular function and health and to determine if there is nerve interference from the brain to the body and to remove it that interference allowing you to heal better, feel better, and function better as a result.

Are chiropractors safe?

Chiropractic is safe and effective when performed by a trained and licensed professional to exam and correct nerve interference. As a matter of fact, malpractice insurance rates are a great indicator of what is more dangerous…a medical doctor on average is 10 times higher than that of a chiropractor.

Why should you choose our office?

Gormley Clinic of Chiropractic has been rated among the top Greenville and upstate SC Chiropractors for helping our patients live the life they deserve through a gentle, state-of-the-art approach to chiropractic care.

We are unlike traditional chiropractic offices, in that we address the master control system of the body, the nervous system, first. We get an exact assessment of your overall health, through a detailed neurological and structural analysis. Essentially, we find the true problem or root cause first and then fix it so that you can heal and function with optimal health.

What are common chiropractic techniques?

We provide our patients with the Gold Standard of chiropractic care called the Gonstead Method of Chiropractic. It is a system of analyzing the patient, and on the basis of all of the information acquired, deciding what corrective steps to take. It’s un-traumatic effect on the patient and its predictability of prompt results proves that what is best for the patient, is also best for the chiropractor.

What other conditions can be treated by chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care is widely known for its effectiveness on Musculo-skeletal complaints like neck pain and back pain. However specific chiropractic care can also help increase your neuro-functional ability assisting in optimizing your health. It has even been shown to help with headaches & migraines, energy and sleep quality, digestive issues, pain medication addiction, fertility, immune system health, systemic diseases as well as much more.

Can I get chiropractic care during pregnancy?

Yes, Chiropractic care is very good for both mom and baby during pregnancy and can help to optimize fetal development as well as help aid in the birthing and healing process.

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

A 7-year study was done on the safety and effectiveness of chiropractic versus medical approach. What they found was that when a person had a chiropractor as their primary care physician rather than a medical doctor, they experience 60% less hospital admissions, 59% less days in the hospital, 62% less outpatient surgeries, and 85% less pharmaceutical costs. The results speak for themselves, chiropractic approach is much safer and more effective than the standard medical route.

Are all patients adjusted the same way?

No, all patients are not adjusted the same way. We take time to fully exam our patients each visit to determine the root cause of the problem so that we can fix it and let the healing process begin. Every patient is unique in the approach to their care.

Is chiropractic treatment appropriate for children?

Chiropractic care for children is not only safe, but also necessary to help the healthy development of their nervous system and brain from before birth and all throughout childhood through maturity. Children grow and develop at an incredible rate and having a healthy and un-obstructed nervous system is tantamount the expression of health that child will have during their growing processes. Children under chiropractic care experience better overall health, less developmental delays, fewer colds, and allergies and have been shown to have an optimal immune system to help them as they grow.

What type of education and training do chiropractors have?

Chiropractors go through very similar schooling as medical doctors, in fact, a chiropractic program has an average of 4700 total class hours where a medical program has only 4500 total class hours on average. Also, Chiropractors tend to have more time spent in anatomy, diagnosis, neurology, and radiology classes than a medical doctor.



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Gormley Wellness

4200 E North St Ste 6
Greenville, SC 29615

(864) 520-1613