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This page has answers to some of the most common questions we receive. If your question isn’t answered here, feel free to ask using our contact form.

We treat a wide range of conditions associated with back, neck, and joint pain, including but not limited to herniated discs, pinched nerves, scoliosis, sciatica, and chronic pain. For a full list check our Services Page or call (210) 545-7000 to schedule a consultation.

Every patient and condition is unique and will require a specific treatment plan custom-tailored to each patient. For a consultation call (210) 545-7000 or visit our Contact Page.

All of the treatments offered at South Texas Spine & Joint Institute are widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Although we have an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects. The risks associated with chiropractic, therapy, lasers, etc, however, are very small.

Many patients feel immediate relief following treatment, but some may experience mild soreness, stiffness or aching, just as they do after some forms of exercise. Current research shows that minor discomfort or soreness following certain treatments typically fades within 24 hours. It is important to look at the risk in comparison to all other treatments available for the same condition.

Yes, children can benefit from various non-invasive therapies as well. Children are very physically active and experience many types of falls and blows from activities of daily living as well as from participating in sports. Injuries such as these may cause many symptoms including back and neck pain, stiffness, soreness or discomfort. Chiropractic care is always adapted to the individual patient. It is a highly skilled treatment, and in the case of children, very gentle.

Most of the time you do not. On very few rare occasions you may need to have a referral due to certain insurance but we will do everything on our end to reach out to your family doctor to obtain it for you.

Yes, we accept most all insurances. In most cases we even offer affordable financial options. Call us at (210) 545-7000 for more information.