- Identify injury to the spine.
- Chiropractic manipulation when necessary
- Order and fit for durable medical equipment as deemed appropriate.
- Counsel patients on nutrition, exercise, sleeping habits and stress management.
How to make an appointment:
Step 1: Your provider refers you to the chiropractor.
Step 2: The chiropractor or referral management staff reviews your referral.
Step 3: The chiropractic clinic calls you to schedule your appointment, ideally within 72 hours from the time of your consult. If it has been more than 7 days, contact the office phone number listed above.
Step 4: The chiropractic clinic staff books the appointment for you at that time.
Q: Who is eligible for chiropractic services at Bassett ACH?
A: Chiropractic services are available to active duty service members, including activated National Guard and Reserve members. Non active-duty beneficiaries are not eligible for chiropractic care. For more information visit the TRICARE website.
Q: What does a chiropractor do?
A: A chiropractor focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders through manual adjustment of the spine.
Q: What should I wear to my appointment?
A: You can wear your regular attire. No need to change into anything specific unless otherwise requested at your first visit.
Q: What should I expect to do at my initial evaluation?
A: Arrive early to complete health screening paperwork. The appointment generally lasts thirty to forty-five minutes. During the exam, the chiropractor evaluates you, confirms your diagnosis and develops a plan of care.
Q: How long do typical appointments last?
A: Initial appointments last thirty to forty-five minutes. Follow-up care lasts fifteen minutes.
Q: Can I receive chiropractic care off post?
A: Chiropractic services are not a TRICARE covered benefit. If you choose to use a chiropractor off post you will have to pay out-of-pocket.
Q: Is chiropractic care safe during pregnancy?
A: Yes. Chiropractic care is safe throughout your entire pregnancy. We have special accommodations to make you comfortable while being treated.
Q: Will I get a profile on my first visit?
A: Chiropractors seldom have the need to write a profile.
Q: How long does it take to get an appointment?
A: In general, the chiropractic clinic has a four to six week wait for new patient appointments.