Chiropractic Care in Upstate South Carolina
Dr. Christopher Bocchino has been practicing chiropractic since 1997. He is a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri. He originally practiced as an associate doctor in Wilmington, NC for 11 years. In 2008 he moved to Easley, SC to start his own practice and be closer to family.
His chiropractic treatment utilizes many different spinal manipulation techniques including Cox Flexion/Distraction, Diversified (Hands-On) Adjusting, Activator and Thompson Drop Techniques. His treatment also includes therapy modalities, massage/trigger point therapies, decompression therapy, PEMF, nutrition and rehabilitative stretching and strengthening exercises. His specialties include treatment of spinal injuries from auto accidents and disc problems.
Dr. Bocchino is married to his wife Brandy and they have 2 daughters Abigail and Kendall. Dr. Bocchino enjoys hiking, exercising and spending time with his family.
Tara Posey came to work for Chiropractic Family Physicians in 2013. She is originally from Greenville, SC but has lived in Easley since 1999. She works at the front desk and assists with therapies and x-rays. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Darlene Stack has worked for Chiropractic Family Physicians since 2015. She is from Belton, SC. She has worked in the medical field since 1986. She works the front desk and assists with insurance, x-rays and therapies. Darlene enjoys fishing and hunting and spending time with her 2 sons.
FAQs in Easley, South Carolina
Chiropractic care is a natural method of health care that focuses on treating the causes of physical problems, rather than just treating the symptoms. It is the non-invasive treatment of musculoskeletal and spinal conditions that include spinal manipulation and physical therapy modalities.
A Chiropractic adjustment is the use of a specific force in a precise direction that helps normalize spinal function. The adjustment is applied to a joint that is fixated, "locked up", or not moving properly. Adjustments help return the bones to a more normal position or motion, restoring body's natural healing.
Some patients are sore after treatment. This is due to stretching and moving areas that haven't been stretched or moved for a long time. The soreness is temporary and usually lasts less than 24 hours. The doctor will give you instructions to reduce soreness after treatment.
Most Health Insurance companies have chiropractic benefits. We have a section on the website that shows the companies we are contracted with. We always check before treatment to see if a patient has benefits.
Yes. Auto Accident insurance pays 100% for chiropractic care after an accident.
Maintaining your spine after your chiropractic treatment plan is of course recommended, however it is always the patients decision whether or not to continue care.
Yes. It's an unfortunate fact that up to half of those who had spinal surgery discover a return of their original symptoms months or years later. They then face the prospect of additional surgery. This too common occurrence is know as "Failed Back Surgery Syndrome." Chiropractic may help prevent repeated back surgeries. In fact, if chiropractic care is initially, utilized back surgery can often be avoided in the first place.