7170 Chagrin Road
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
Dr. Ivan Nassif, MS, DC, LAc
Chiropractic Frequently Asked Questions
What chiropractic techniques does Dr. Nassif use?
Dr. Nassif specializes in Activator technique which is a very gentle and thorough form of chiropractic care. He also manually adjusts patients when warranted (traditional chiropractic). Other techniques that Dr. Nassif employs include:
What kind of education does Dr. Nassif have?
Dr. Nassif has completed a four year doctorate of chiropractic program in addition to his undergraduate degree. He has taken national board exams similar to those required to be a medical doctor. Additionally Dr. Nassif has completed a three year master’s degree program in acupuncture including study in China.
What is a chiropractic treatment like?:
A typical first visit last approximately 1 hour and will consist of a brief consultation to ensure that the condition that treatment is being sought for can be helped with chiropractic care. Next a detailed examination will be performed including thorough orthopedic and neurological tests. Upon completion of the examination X-rays may be taken to help in the diagnosis of the patient’s condition. Dr Nassif will go over the findings and present a treatment plan. If chiropractic treatment is warranted, the initial treatment will be performed on that day.
A chiropractic treatment consists of gentle manipulation of the spine. It may also include soft tissue work, flexion and distraction, ultrasound, electric stimulation and/or other techniques. Dr. Nassif may also indicate specific exercises and recommendations to help your body to heal itself.
Do I have to come forever after I start?
How often you come is completely up to you. You know your body best and what it needs. We see people on a variety of schedules of their own choosing.
Does my insurance cover chiropractic?
Most major insurance companies cover chiropractic care as well as Medicare and Worker’s Compensation.