Phase 2: Corrective Phase of Care
Most chiropractic physicians regard the elimination of symptoms as the easiest part of a persons care. If all that the chiropractor does is to reduce the pain and no further steps are taken, the chances of the condition recurring are much greater. In order to prevent a rapid recurrence of your symptoms, it is necessary to continue receiving care even though your symptoms may be gone.
During the correction/restorative phase of your care, you will not have to receive adjustments as often as you did during the first phase of care. And depending on your particular circumstances, the doctor may allow you to begin doing exercises and stretches, either at our center or at home to help accelerate your healing.
Do not be discouraged if you have mild flare-ups in your symptoms on occasion. This is normal in the healing process. Flare-ups are bound to occur during this phase because your body has not fully healed. Depending on the severity of your injury or condition and how long you have been suffering from it, this phase of your care may last anywhere from a few months to a couple of years.