New Patient FAQ

Dr. Alex Casey, your Hoover Chiropractor, and the Birmingham Health team receives many questions about chiropractor. Below are answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What does Hoover Chiropractor, Dr. Alex Casey, treat?

Dr. Alex Casey, your Hoover Chiropractor, cares for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. He is especially well known for his, caring, experience and skills in chiropractic adjustments or manipulations for patients with back pain, neck pain and subluxation. He also cares for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. Dr. Casey also counsel patients on diet, nutrition, exercise, healthy habits, and occupational and lifestyle modification.

How do I make an appointment with Dr. Casey?

I t’s easy to make a chiropractic appointment with Dr. Casey. Simply fill out our Contact Us (links to contact page for patients) form or call 205-385-9999.

Do I need a referral to make an appointment with Dr. Casey?

A referral is usually not needed to see Dr. Casey. However, your health plan may have specific referral requirements. You may want to contact your employer’s human resources department—or the insurance plan directly—to find out if there are any referral requirements. Most plans allow you to just call and schedule an appointment with your Hoover Chiropractor. You can also contact Birmingham Health at 205-385-9999 for more information.

Is chiropractic treatment safe?

Yes. Chiropractic care is widely recognized as one of the safest, drug-free and non-invasive form of treatment for various health conditions, injuries and disorders. It has an excellent safety record. Its conservative and natural approach to health helps patients avoid invasive procedures or addictive drugs. The risks associated with chiropractic are is very small. Many patients feel immediate relief following chiropractic treatment, although some may experience mild soreness, just as they do after some forms of exercise, which usually fades within 24 hours.

Is chiropractic treatment safe for my child?

Yes, your chiropractic treatment and care is safe for children. Children are very physically active and experience numerous falls and blows from usual plays, as well as activities and sports. Some injuries cause symptoms such as back pain, neck pain, soreness, discomfort and stiffness. Dr. Casey adapts his chiropractic treatment and care based on individual patient’s needs.

Will my insurance cover the cost of my chiropractic treatment?

Most health insurance companies— such as workers’ compensation, Medicare, some Medicaid plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield plans for federal employees— cover the cost of chiropractic treatment.