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What is chiropractic care?
What is a chiropractic adjustment?
How long will I need chiropractic care?
Will adjustments make my spine loose?
What if chiropractic doesn’t work?
Can I adjust myself?
Is it OK to see a chiropractor if I'm pregnant?
What causes the popping sound during an adjustment?
Does chiropractic cure cancer or other diseases?
What is a subluxation?
Why do chiropractors take x-rays?
Do infants and children need chiropractic care?
Am I too old for chiropractic?
Is chiropractic safe?
Can a person with previous back surgery see a chiropractor?
Do I have a slipped disk?
What type of education do chiropractic doctors receive?


  • Why do chiropractors take x-rays?

    X-rays are taken for many different reasons but are not always required. At Aspen Creek Chiropractic we will first perform an exam and if your condition indicates, we will recommend that x-ray’s be taken. Since x-rays can also reveal other hidden problems, we would be happy to discuss their advantages even if your condition does not indicate an immediate need.

    X-rays will reveal the internal structure and alignment of the spine. X-rays can also reveal other disorders of the spine such as arthritis, disc disorders and abnormal spinal conditions to name a few.

    Although some chiropractors use older “single phase” x-ray systems, our office uses modern “high frequency” x-ray equipment which greatly reduces radiation exposure to the patient while increasing the clarity of the x-ray for the doctor. No matter what x-ray system is used, the benefits of having them taken far outweigh the risks of the low radiation exposure.