What is Chiropractic Care?
is a non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the neuro-musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors practice a manual non-invasive approach to care.
Chiropractors are doctors who practice the art of healing by adjusting, or manipulating, the spinal column and extremities. A healthy, well aligned spinal column moving with full range of motion allows the nervous system to perform properly and is vital to control every function of the body. A Chiropractor is well known when it comes to providing non invasive techniques to leave you feeling comfortable well. Chiropractor’s decrease or eliminate the need for medications and surgeries by controlling pain and discomfort. Treatments are a cost-effective way to maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve one’s health related quality of life.
Scoliosis is a condition where there is an abnormal curvature of the spine. This can cause pain, abnormal posture, a reduction in your range of motion, and even trouble breathing.
Most scoliosis patients have few options for treatment however, a chiropractic adjustment has been shown to help treat scoliosis patients effectively and prevent further complications..
Sciatica refers to pain that radiates from the lower back down the legs as a result of a damage or a pressured sciatic nerve. This type of chronic pain can lead to over-medicating and chronic pain. Chiropractic treatments can help relieve pressure on the sciatic nerve that is causing pain and discomfort. Studies show that patients receiving regular adjustments have a reducing in pain, inflammation, numbness. And improved range of motion.
Reducing inflammation with Chiropractic Care
Inflammation is one of the top causes of pain, joint issues, and tension. Chronic inflammation has been linked to a number of diseases. Chiropractic adjustments have been shown to reduce inflammation, which can lead to a number of positive benefits, including relief of:
- Chronic Lower Back Pain
- Muscle tension
- Joint Pain
- Neurological symptoms
- Neck Pain
- Osteoarthritis Symptoms
Colic, acid reflux, and ear infections are common in young children.
Colic can cause abdominal discomfort and gas and can be a challenge to resolve, which can result in an uncomfortable baby and exhausted parents. Adjustments have been shown to help improve infantile colic symptoms.
Acid Reflux and Ear Infections
Nerves in the brain connect to the gut and can be particularly sensitive. When the neck and spine are misaligned, it can cause conditions such as; acid reflux and ear infections. A chiropractic adjustment can help to improve the gut-brain connection and provide a boost the immune system.
Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Athletic Performance
Reduction of inflammation, pain, and other similar conditions can help get the body in top shape. This is especially true for athletes who depend on their body to do their job.
Many sports teams and professional athletes hire chiropractors. Adjustments can reduce pain and tension caused by sports and activity. Alignments can also reduce inflammation and boost the immune system to help boost an athlete’s performance.
Dizziness and vertigo can make it impossible to do everyday tasks or even get up out of bed without feeling disoriented and nauseous. This is a common condition after experiencing a head or neck injury.
A chiropractic adjustment can help target joints and vertebrae that aren’t moving correctly. This could help reduce vertigo episodes. An adjustment can also help fix your body’s natural balance, which can also cause vertigo if it’s misaligned.
What to Expect during a Chiropractic Treatment?
A typical chiropractic readjustment will involve your therapist placing you in specific positions aimed at treating affected areas of your spine. You can expect to be positioned lying face down on a padded chiropractic table that is specially designed for this type of treatment. Your chiropractor will use his or her hands to deliver sudden, controlled force to specific joints, maneuvering it a little beyond its normal range of motion.