Frequently Asked Questions
At Reagan Integrated Sports Medicine, we take the time to listen to our patients and provide them with as much information about our practice as possible.
Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about our services. If you have a question that is not addressed here, please call (972) 503-7272, and we will be happy to assist you.
What is regenerative orthopedics?
Regenerative sports medicine is an innovative medical field that uses substances from your own body to rejuvenate, regenerate, and repair injured muscles, ligaments, and cartilage. These treatments are natural, minimally invasive, and effective at relieving pain and promoting healing.
What is sports chiropractic?
Sports chiropractic is a specialty field that requires post-graduate coursework and a certification granted by the American Board of Chiropractic Sports Physicians. Sports chiropractors specialize in diagnosing and treating sports related injuries. We are experts in injury prevention and rehabilitation and are experienced at getting people back in the game quickly.
What should I bring to my first appointment?
Please bring your insurance card and driver’s license to your initial appointment. This will allow us to verify your insurance benefits and provide you with an estimate of coverage. We also recommend wearing comfortable clothing that allows easy access to your problem areas.
Will it hurt?
Chiropractic and regenerative orthopedics are not meant to hurt, but to relieve pain. As we restore your mobility, address scar tissue, and strengthen muscles, your pain levels may fluctuate. You may experience slight soreness that lasts 1-2 days after treatment, but this is a normal response. Good communication with your doctor will help minimize any discomfort.
Does insurance cover my treatment?
In most cases, insurance covers a portion of your treatment. For more information, do not hesitate to contact our office with questions.
How many sessions will I have?
Each patient’s diagnosis as well as their needs are different. We do not believe in cookie cutter treatment programs. Some conditions resolve in 3-6 visits, but some take longer to heal.
How long will my sessions last?
The length of your session will depend on the treatments you are receiving. During your initial assessment, we allot an hour of the doctor’s time, so we can be thorough in our exam and diagnosis. During follow-up sessions, you will see the doctor for 15 minutes, however total treatment time is typically 30-45 minutes. If you require more time with the doctor, extended appointments are available. If you have questions, please consult with your doctor.
You offer several treatments that sound helpful, how do I know which is best for me?
After performing a detailed consultation and history evaluation, your doctor will make recommendations to you based your specific condition. We take the length of time you’ve had the injury, your age, health status, and other factors into consideration to create a plan of attack to quickly get you back to doing what you love.