If you have been in pain or on the mend a bit too long, you want relief now.

Whether you’re hoping to ease pain or regain function, it may be time to ask for help.

When you have a chiropractic adjustment, a trained, state licensed chiropractor uses his hands or small instrument to apply a controlled, sudden force to a spinal joint.

This spinal manipulation or “chiropractic adjustment” intends to correct structural alignment and improve the way your physical body functions.

Many people associate cracking with a chiropractic adjustment. But sometimes, you won’t hear anything.

What can you do at home?

Meditate. Then learn other simple steps that you and/or your children can take to prevent or manage health.

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Robert W. Ferguson, D.C., F.I.A.M.A., state-licensed chiropractor and acupuncturist, sees patients at 2250 W. 86th Street, Ste. 100, on the north side of Indianapolis by Le Peep restaurant. Just look for the orange sign.

Chiropractic Rehabilitation & Acupuncture now accepts Healthy Indiana Plan for chiropractic services, and most insurance for chiropractic therapy and acupuncture.

Dr. Ferguson also offers a noninvasive low-energy or low-level laser therapy that is Food and Drug Administration approved for temporary pain relief. But most insurance plans don’t cover it just yet.