Dr. Dana one concern out there with some people, some patients, is that well, if I go see a chiropractor for my back pain, will I have to see them every month, for the rest of the year, or will I have to see them every other month for the rest of my life? Are there patients you have, that only come to you once or twice and feel just huge difference and amazing?

There's actually two different types of patients that we treat in here. We'll kind of talk about that first time patient that you mentioned. A lot of times people think, once I get adjusted once I'm gonna have to keep coming back forever. The truth of the matter is, what chiropractic does, is it helps realign the spine, it trains the muscles to hold things in the right spot, and it gets you feeling better. Now if you didn't sit at a desk all day, if you weren't hard on your body, if you lived on a beach in Mexico, you'd probably really never need to see a chiropractor more than every once in a while if you trip on a coconut on the beach or something like that.

The unfortunate reality is, we are really hard in our bodies. The human body was not designed to sit for 8-10 hours a day, it wasn't designed to skate around a roller derby rink and fall super hard and hit your head. It wasn't designed to sit in a car. And so the fact of the matter is, maintenance chiropractic or coming in for an adjustment every few weeks, every few months, is actually what we recommend for patients that have an average amount to a high amount of stress in their lives.

We do have another section of people that come in only when they're feeling a little bit of back pain and something is better than nothing, honestly. You can feel phenomenal after an adjustment or two, but what we always recommend, is more of that, like I said, chiropractic maintenance, because it's easier to fix those little problems and maintain your spine, rather than wait until it turns into a giant problem and causes you a lot of grief and pain.

About Dr. Dana Schomberg: , DC

Dr. Dana is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B.S. In Kinesiology and Exercise Science and received her Doctor of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2000. She has been practicing for 8 years at the West End Chiropractic in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. She is in general practice and sees a variety of patients with a range of conditions including arthritis, back and neck pain, whiplash, fibromyalgia, plantar fasciitis, sciatica, carpal tunnel, old muscular tightness, and tension. Other areas of expertise include sports medicine, and treating female patients that suffer from headaches and migraines. Dr. Dana is also the official doctor for the Minnesota North Star Roller Derby team, who fondly refer to her as "Doc Bones"

She is currently accepting new patients at this. Please feel free to mention this video for a free 15-minute initial consultation. She can be reached at 

Email: drdana@westendchiromn.com

Phone: 9525008477