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Ballard Chiropractic Clinic FAQ’s

Like other Seattle chiropractors, we hear many questions from new and current chiropractic patients. Here are some of the most common questions and answers…

How much does it cost?

Frequently Asked Questions Apple

We will initially verify if your insurance will cover any of the services you receive from us and inform you of your cost share. Dr. Eric Wechselberger is a preferred provider with most insurance plans that entitles you to better coverage when treating with us. If you have no insurance or maybe a high deductible before your benefits kick in, we will extend a discounted rate that can be paid at the time of service. Automobile and work injury cases are covered at 100%. If you don’t have any insurance, you will find our rates are probably the lowest in the area.

Once I start treatment, will I need to come in forever?

Our provider’s will recommend the appropriate care needed to relieve your pain. We like to keep our office “loss-pressured”, not telling you to come in again and again, however, our training and experience keeps us interested in seeing that you maintain better health. Many patient’s return for care once every 4 to 6 weeks that usually keeps them from falling back into their pain symptoms. You make the final decision on the level of health you want.

Do I need a referral for massage therapy?

Patient’s with insurance coverage usually requires a physician’s referral for massage therapy. This includes your medical provider, chiropractor or naturopath. Dr. Wechselberger is here to write prescriptions for massage therapy as well as other services with orthopedist’s, neurologist’s or special imaging like MRI, etc. Even though some patient’s only receive massage therapy at our office and not chiropractic, Dr. Wechselberger can perform a brief examination and write a prescription.

Do you treat children?

We prefer to treat children over the age of 2-years-old. Once your child begins to stand and walk, stresses to the spine are now occurring every day. It is so important to help your child’s spine develop correctly to help reduce the potential of wear and tear when they are adult’s. On average skeletal maturity is reached by the age of 20. We do screenings for scoliosis. You can do a quick inspection of your child’s spine as well. With you behind your child who is standing; is one shoulder or pelvis higher than the other? When they bend forward is one side of their ribcage sticking up? If so, don’t hesitate in bringing them in. Help ensure your child grows with a well developed and balanced spine.

Contact us and let Dr. Wechselberger answer all of your questions.


Ballard Chiropractic Clinic FAQ’s | (206) 782-8500