Rockville Family Chiropractic Clinic
Chiropractor located in Rockville, MD
Dr. Huichul Kim of the Rockville Family Chiropractic Clinic is a chiropractor serving Rockville, Maryland and the surrounding area. He treats patients who have injuries and other medical conditions that limit mobility. Through manual manipulation and exercises, patients see results.
Physical Therapy Q & A
Does Dr. Kim Diagnose Patients Before Recommending Physical Therapy?
Dr. Kim doesn't diagnose the patient. Generally, a surgeon or other doctor will recommend physical therapy. Dr. Kim is knowledgeable about the various conditions that require physical therapy, and therefore, is able to monitor the patient's progress.
Does Dr. Kim Approve the Patient to Return to Work?
Dr. Kim isn't able to approve a patient for going back to work. He is able to release the patient from completing physical therapy, and the doctor or surgeon is able to release the patient back to work based on Dr. Kim's recommendations.
What Does Physical Therapy Consist Of?
The physical therapy process consists of the chiropractor utilizing exercises and applying physical force to the site of the injury. The chiropractor may also use a mechanical device during physical therapy. The entire goal of the treatment is to promote the highest level of function and mobility. Ultimately, the treatment is meant to promote a better quality of life for the patient. The chiropractor assists the patient in gaining as much function in the body part as possible, so the patient may return to work and daily living tasks.
Does Dr. Kim Prescribe Pain Medication?
The doctor doesn't prescribe medications. His entire practice centers around healing through natural means. Therefore, he provides the patient with treatments in order to promote a better quality of life for a lifetime without masking the problem. He treats the underlying cause.
How Long Does Physical Therapy Last?
A session tends to last around 20 minutes or longer. The number of sessions a patient needs depends on various factors, such as the condition the patient has and the severity of it. Generally, it's recommended to seek treatments throughout the course of several months to keep the problem at bay. Once the pain subsides, the patient doesn't need treatment, but he or she is encouraged to return if the pain comes back.
We accept most major insurance providers. We offer a complimentary verification of your health insurance. Please contact the office for more information.
Words from our patients
"Dr. Kim is very knowledgeable, thorough, and empathetic with his patients. My wife and I are very happy that we found a new family chiropractor."
"Amazing. I couldn't get up for two days. I saw Dr. Kim today and now I can get up and use my back with minimal discomfort!"