Chiropractic Care

Dr. Jacks has been in practice for 20 years and specializes in both long term wellness and corrective care. We focus on treating the cause of your pain and the restoration of posture through state of the art techniques and technology. We also have great results with people who have a variety of chronic pain conditions such as neck pain, back pain, headaches, sinuses, allergies, asthma, sciatica and more.

Chiropractic care is like building a house. Certain things have to happen in a particular order for everything to stand strong and work correctly. You can't install the plumbing and paint walls before the roof goes up. The same is true for your body and chiropractic care. Generally speaking, there are 3 phases of chiropractic care we provide:

Phase 1: Relief Care

Relief care is the first stage of care for most patients. The primary goal during this initial stage is to provide the individual with symptomatic relief. Treatments focus on those techniques and therapies which most quickly and effectively reduce pain and other discomforts. This will allow the majority of individuals to continue their activities of daily living. Patients are generally recommended to "take it easy" but are encouraged to stay mobile and functional so long as there is not a risk of further injury or tissue damage. Therapies that reduce inflammation and muscle spasm are also used during this stage when present.

Phase 2: Corrective Care

The second stage of care consists of correcting the problems which caused and contributed to the condition and healing and rehabilitating the injured tissues. Unless these events take place, a favorable outcome is unlikely and future recurrences of the problem are likely. It is extremely important that the patient comply with and follow the instructions given by the doctor during this stage of care. Tissues and structures that are not fully healed and rehabilitated are prone to future problems. Sticking to appointments, complying with home exercises and instructions and following all other recommendations will help insure this occurs. Patients should also be aware that once pain and discomfort have subsided, tissue healing and functional correction is many times still incomplete and will often require additional treatments.

Phase 3: Wellness Care

Once the spinal tissues are healed and spinal biomechanics have normalized the patient will be recommended to continue with periodic spinal checkups. For some this might mean once per year, for others this may mean once per month or more. Chiropractic spinal checkups provide similar benefits to the spine that dental checkups provide to the teeth. Namely, catching minor problems and disturbances before they have the opportunity to cause pain, discomfort and irreversible tissue changes. Just like with cavities and heart attacks, irreversible tissue damage has generally occurred before the symptoms of spinal pain and discomfort become apparent.

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Other Services

Digital Postural Screenings

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Therapeutic Exercises

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Lifestyle and Nutritional Counseling

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Supplements, Pillows and Orthotics

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We carry only the top of the line, science-based, quality nutritional supplements and vitamins to ensure you are receiving the best ingredients without harmful fillers and dyes. We also carry the "4" essentials that Dr. Jacks recommends every patient take for optimal health. Those "4" are a good quality Omega 3, Pro-Biotic, Vitamin D, and Multi-Vitamin. We stock the Standard Process Purification Kit and a variety of Paleo Meal Whey Protein Powders and Bars. We also special order products if we do not carry what you are looking for. We are proud to offer the Tri-Core Pillow if you are looking for a quality, supportive and affordable pillow. Ask us about custom Orthotics, Heal Lifts, and Braces.

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Therapeutic Massage Therapy

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Why Core Chiropractic?

  • Dr. Jacks has over 20 years of experience in Okaloosa County
  • "No Wait Policy" with our self check-in process
  • Experienced, friendly and courteous staff
  • On-site therapeutic massage available
  • Professional but comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Convenient location and parking.
  • Secondary evaluations/opinions.
  • Accepting M.D. and attorney referrals.
  • Most insurance accepted; we'll file your paperwork.