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Dr. Robert J. Adams, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Robert J. Adams D.C. is a top Chiropractor in Scotts Valley, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Robert J. Adams D.C. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Robert J. Adams D.C. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Robert J. Adams D.C. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Scotts Valley, CA, Dr. Robert J. Adams D.C. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Robert J. Adams, D.C.
  • Scotts Valley, CA
  • Accepting new patients

Should I see a chiropractor for neck pain?

Yes, I highly recommend Chiropractic as a first choice with neck pain or back pain.

Should I wrap a sprained ankle at night?

I would not recommend wrapping a sprained ankle at night. You can use RockTape or other Kineseotape instead.

Is it normal to hurt more after seeing a chiropractor?

Sometimes your body can be sore after an adjustment for a couple of days. If this persists, talk to your Chiropractor about it. They will make the proper modifications to treatment. READ MORE
Sometimes your body can be sore after an adjustment for a couple of days. If this persists, talk to your Chiropractor about it. They will make the proper modifications to treatment.

How does chiropractic relieve pain?

Chiropractic relieves pain my restoring proper alignment and function to the spine. This also reduces inflammation and reduces irritation on the nerves.

Can a chiropractor damage your spine?

It is extremely rare for a Chiropractic adjustment to damage the spine. When it does occur, it is almost always because of an underlying condition that is not visible to the naked READ MORE
It is extremely rare for a Chiropractic adjustment to damage the spine. When it does occur, it is almost always because of an underlying condition that is not visible to the naked eye. Proper examination and screening procedures reduce any risk of injury.

What should I wear to the chiropractor appointment?

Clothes you would wear to workout in are a good choice.

Should I stretch before seeing a chiropractor?

Stretching is a good idea before a Chiropractic visit, although it is not required.

Do you have to take your clothes off for chiropractor?

This depends on the technique, some Gonstead practitioners have you wear a gown for treatment. Most Chiropractic offices now have their patients remain in the clothes they entered READ MORE
This depends on the technique, some Gonstead practitioners have you wear a gown for treatment. Most Chiropractic offices now have their patients remain in the clothes they entered the office wearing.

Is ice or heat better after chiropractic adjustment?

Alternating ice and heat is a good idea after a Chiropractic visit. Ice is usually good for swelling, and heat for tight muscles.

What are the methods chiropractors use when treating back pain?

Chiropractors can utilize spinal manupilation, soft tissue release, nutrition, electrical stimulation, and other modalities approved by different states.

Should you rest after chiropractic adjustment?

Rest is a good idea while your body settles to the adjustment.

Should I eat before going to the chiropractor?

I would recommend not eating to soon before your visit, it may be uncomfortable to be adjusted on a full stomach.

How do you know if your ankle is out of place?

Pain, swelling, weakness, and stiffness are signs that a joint is not functioning properly.

Why does my ankle feel like it needs to pop but won't?

This could be that the joints of the ankle or foot are out of alignment. This can also be the result of tight muscles in the calves.

Can you walk with a dislocated ankle?

If the ankle is truly dislocated, do not walk on it. Go to urgent care immediately.

Can a chiropractor help with a sprained ankle?

Yes Chiropractic offers a multifaceted approach to treating sprained ankles. I recommend seeking out a Sports Chiropractor.

Can you pop a dislocated ankle back into place?

A dislocated ankle is a potentially dangerous condition. Do not attempt to reduce the dislocation without a medical professional present.

Do ankle sprains ever fully heal?

Yes grade I and grade II ankle sprains will eventually fully heal with the appropriate treatment and rehabilitation. A grade III sprain (full ligament tear) will need surgical READ MORE
Yes grade I and grade II ankle sprains will eventually fully heal with the appropriate treatment and rehabilitation. A grade III sprain (full ligament tear) will need surgical repair.

Can chiropractors help with ankle dislocation?

I would recommend going to urgent care for an ankle dislocation.

How do you know if your body is out of alignment?

If there is any pain, stiffness, or swelling in the body, there may be misalignment associated with them. An examination from a Chiropractor can identify if the body is out of READ MORE
If there is any pain, stiffness, or swelling in the body, there may be misalignment associated with them. An examination from a Chiropractor can identify if the body is out of alignment.