The Chiropractic approach focuses on maximizing your bodies ability to function through the proper alignment of the spine. This alignment is often called an adjustment or manipulation and is performed through manually moving the spinal verterbrae of your spine beyond their nomal range of motion. Often times an audible or "pop" accompanies these adjustments. These beliefs and techniques are referrenced back through the centuries and in 1895 a gentleman named D.D. Palmer was able to direct more attention to this type of practice and called it Chiropractic.
Today, most of us find Chiropractic care helpful in the treatment and management of headaches, lower back and neck pain along with a variety of other neuro-musculo-skeletal injuries. However, with this success those original principles established by DD Palmer have been placed aside and compromised. This may be the result of the insurance industry requiring that all health care providers follow what they consider acceptable practice parameters. This often leaves little opportunity for the discussion and/or education on Chiropractic philosophies.
Your Chiropractor more then likely will utillize manual adjustments or manipulations of the spine which can often be accompanied by some form of therapy. Manipulative techniques may vary from practioner to practioner as finesse, skill and even philosophy often are contributing factors regarding techniques implimented within their practice.
I often have to remind new patients not familiar with Chiropractic, that as a Chiropractor, I am not licensed to prescribe any medicines. If I feel a patient's condition or symptoms warrants the consult of another medical specialist, I will refer that individual to the appropriate health care provider.
|Person||Dr. Steve Cox|
|City||Brandon , FL|
|Address||603 W Bloomingdale ave.|
|Phone Number||(813) 654-7999|
Dr. Steve Cox
I have been a practicing Chiropractic in the Brandon, Riverview, and Tampa area since 1985. My values, personality and direction in life are the result of my desire to educate and help others. There's no better reward then for those patients who have had a long history of neck or back pain and have responded favoarably to Chiropractic care. I am further rewarded by their expression of appreciation and thanks through their referrals of family members and/or friends for Chiropractic care.
It has taken me some time to formulate my own ideas and beliefs regarding my own profession. Especially a profession that has a history of controversy. Considering this, every patient's needs are different and often times their condition doesn't fit the "cookie cutter" treatment protocol. Past history, present lifestyle choices and even genetics play a role in the patient's capability to respond to Chiropractic in a timely manner I never attempt to explain Chiropractic to my patients in a manner that is confusing or that is wrapped around some archaic Chiropractic philosophy. I consider myself a progressive type practitioner of Chiropractic as I attempt to implement the most effective procedures and treatment plan to my patients that my 27 years of experience has bestowed upon me.