Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic services are used most often to treat common musculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. Details of our chiropractic care services are listed below.
Carol Ann Runcik has twelve years of massage experience, on top of her vast medical training. Carol Ann’s level of care and compassion is well known among hospital patients and her massage clients. She specializes in sports massage, treatment massage, prenatal, massage trigger point therapy and hot stone massage. She feels truly rewarded when someone in her care is able to find relief from pain.
Answer: On your initial visit you can expect our Chiropractors to go through your medical history and current conditions. A full examination will be done to find the proper diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made they will put together a treatment plan that will fit your lifestyle and help you reach your goal.
Answer: Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest forms of healthcare in the world. There are so many reasons why chiropractic care is safe, including the fact that it does not use any invasive procedures or drugs. Chiropractors have one of the lowest malpractice rates of any doctor (yes DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC).
Answer: Rushmore Family Chiropractic is currently in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Avera, Sanford, United, First Choice, Dakota Care, Veterans Affairs (VA). They also are always taking MVA and Worker’s Compensation claims.
Answer: It Depends! There are so many factors that go into how long it takes for a person’s condition to fully improve. But at Rushmore Family Chiropractic our goal is to get you living your life optimally as fast as possible.
Answer: With a well trained pediatric chiropractor (such as Dr. Ashley and Dr. Becky), pediatric chiropractic is very safe and effective. Conditions that we see the most often and respond extremely well to chiropractic
At Rushmore Family Chiropractic you can rest assured that we are here for you. Our purpose is to serve our patients for them to get the most out of their lives. We care if you can’t pick up your child due to pain, or have to miss work because your headaches are severe. We also love to focus on keeping your body moving optimally! You do not have to be in pain to visit us, sometimes just keeping your body/spine moving can help but a little pep in your step. We treat much more than just low back and necks- we can work on all the joints in your body, shoulders, wrists, knees, ankle, etc.
Answer: DCs care for patients of all ages, with a variety of diagnoses and conditions. This includes but is not limited to neck pain, back pain, headache, radiculopathy (pinched nerve), muscle spasm or strain from overexertion or injury to muscles and/or ligaments.
Answer: Doctors of Chiropractic all have their bachelors degree and then go on to a specific Chiropractic school to earn their Doctorate of Chiropractic . They have close to 5,000 hours of education and over 200 hours of clinical experience before they graduate.
Answer: If you are having pain in your back or extremity (arms/legs) joints then a chiropractor may be a great option for you! Chiropractors know that the body can heal and correct itself when given the optimal environment, this is exactly what a chiropractic adjustment can do for you. If you ever have questions, a consultation with one of our chiropractors is a great way to start.
Our office is located downtown in Rapid City, one block off of Mount Rushmore Road. Our address is 904 Quincy Street and we offer a modern state of the art facility.
It’s often appropriate for pregnant women to have chiropractic care, in order to reduce aches and pains that come along with growing a human and also allow optimal positioning for your little person in utero.
The fastest and easiest way to schedule an appointment is to call our office during normal business hours. The phone number to call is 605-716-0646