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FAQ at Dr. Christian Beaudry, DC


Question MarksConsultation and orthopaedic and neurological exam: $60
x-ray (if necessary): $100
Treatment: $50

The payment can be made at each visit as you get your care or on a weekly or monthly basis. We offer a budget plan and cheques, interact and credit cards are accepted. Dr. Christian Beaudry, DC provide insurance receipt upon request that you can send to your insurance company and also provide a receipt for income tax purposes.

What is the principle behind chiropractic care?

Our nervous system is bombarded by million of impulses controlling every cell of our body. These impulses (messages) travel over a transmission system called the spinal cord and spinal nerves. The spinal cord, protected by the spine, connects the brain with every spinal nerve exiting from the spine. Chiropractic care is geared towards detecting irritation or pressure to this nervous system caused by abnormal alignment of the spinal vertebrae.

What kind of training does a chiropractor go through?

The chiropractor holds a doctorate degree, like the dentist, doctor and veterinarian. This 5 years university degree is given at UQTR in Trois-Rivières. It consists of a 245 credits with an internship program lasting 18 months at the University clinic in the chiropractic pavilion. The graduated doctor is able to be a primary contact practitioner able to establish his own diagnosis in order to prescribe the best suitable treatment to his patients.

Does insurance cover chiropractic care?

The majority of insurance companies cover chiropractic care in part or in totality.

Does Quebec Health Plan cover chiropractic?

No, but we can give you an income tax receipt that you can include under the healthcare expenses for the year.

Are chiropractors officially recognized in Quebec?

Chiropractors are members of the Order of Chiropractors of Quebec, which is one of the forty five healthcare professional orders in the province. These orders are governed by the ‘Office des Professions du Quebec’.

I am presently under C.S.S.T. Can I visit a chiropractor?

Whether on CSST or not, every patient can consult and be treated by a chiropractor. However, chiropractors do not bill CSST for services. The patient has to take care of his professional fees.

How long will treatments last?

Nobody knows, not even your chiropractor! Many factors influence a treatment, such as: the severity of the problem, general health condition, age, medical history of the patient (surgery, accident, and medication) and your cooperation in following the treatment protocol.

Do we see results right away?

It varies greatly depending upon the original problem, the healing potential and the natural speed of healing of every patient. Following the doctor’s advice is also a significant factor in healing. Many patients continue to improve months after the completion of their initial intensive care.

Should I inform my medical doctor if I am under chiropractic care?

Doctors of chiropractic are primary contact practitioners, meaning that you don’t need a recommendation to consult them. Many G.P. do recommend patients to our office and we provide them with a report from our analysis.

Should I limit my exercises and activities during my treatment?

The doctor will give you personal recommendations at the beginning of your care.

Do I need a magnetic resonance imaging before I consult you?

If you have an MRI report taken within the last 3 years, it would be advisable to bring it with you; It could help localise more specifically the severity of the lesion.

Is the treatment painful?

Some patients can experience a small pressure or can hear a sound; however, an adjustment is rarely painful. Research conducted in Canada has proven that chiropractic treatment is painless, safe and effective for many health problems.

I have been diagnosed with a herniated disc. Can a Chiropractor help?

A new research published in the journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics on 148 patients reported that 90.5% of patients improved after 3 months, while 89.2% of chronic patients improved in one year.


Dr. Christian Beaudry, DC – (514) 694-0303