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Chiropractic Resources & FAQ
At the office of Thomas J. DeSalvo, DC, we want you to be comfortable with the care you receive. With this in mind, we have prepared answers to some frequently asked questions along with links for further information. If your question is not answered, contact our Wasilla, AK, office at 907-357-7463.
What is chiropractic care?
Chiropractic care is a natural and conservative method of health care, which focuses careful attention to the structure, function, and biomechanics of the spine, and its effects on the nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
What do chiropractors treat?
Who is chiropractic care for?
Chiropractic care is a safe, effective, and gentle treatment option for people of all ages. Treatment is tailored to each patient’s specific needs.
What can I expect from my first visit?
What should I wear to my chiropractic appointment?
Accu-SPINA™ Therapy FAQ
What is the Spina System – IDD Therapy®?
IDD Therapy® or Internal Disc Decompression Therapy was developed to treat painful back syndromes effectively by a broad spectrum of specialists in the field to effectively treat painful back syndromes. It is a non-surgical procedure that is capable of reducing a herniated disc with an 86% or greater success rate.
What conditions can be treated with IDD Therapy® Treatment?
Is treatment painful?
What results can I expect?
What time commitment is required for treatment?
● 15 minutes of interferential current with moist heat
● 25-30 minutes on the Spina System
● Cryotherapy (cold packs)
Most patients will receive treatment every day for the first two weeks, followed by treatment three times per week for three weeks, with additional treatments if necessary.