This phase begins when your chiropractor recommends a routine of regular chiropractic spinal checkups and adjustments as necessary to maintain a healthy spine and nervous system. At this point your spine has become stable and is handling the stresses of life better. Wellness care visit frequency depends on how severe the spinal imbalances were at the onset of care (i.e. disc problems, arthritis) and how much correction was possible. Patients that have gotten involved with their health, such as making better healthy lifestyle choices, following homecare exercises and their visit frequency recommendations will yield better results. The typical wellness patient will enjoy better health and quality of life by having their spine checked 1 to 3 times per month, unless a new injury or re-injury occurs.