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 Metro Diner. 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.