Chiropractic Q & A
Why choose chiropractic care?
Many of our patients have been referred to our office because of the results we achieve. Our mission with every patient is not just to get them out of pain but also to free them from the pain that is preventing them from doing what they want, need, or love to do. Simply, we tailor a program to fit your needs with the goal of getting you back to your everyday life. Chiropractic care focuses on treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system using a natural and non-invasive approach. Even the smallest injury to the spine can throw the body out of balance and put strain on the nervous system. Misalignments called subluxations can interrupt the regular transmission of nerve impulses. As a result, the body is prevented from working at its best.
What is spinal manipulation?
Spinal manipulations are the most common forms of treatment used at chiropractic offices. This involves gentle pressure with a manual application of controlled force to treat misalignments in the spine and will restore proper function to the nervous system. This helps your body to heal naturally without the use of medication or surgery. Spinal manipulation also works to repair joint mobility. Through the spinal manipulation, subluxation of the joints is returned to its normal mobility. Spinal manipulations do not cause pain; they will relieve pain as the misaligned joints are put back into position through the application of a precise force to a specific part of the spine.
Who can benefit from chiropractic care?
Patients who have suffered from injury or accident can find relief through chiropractic care. Injury from accidents usually registers pain in the back or neck. The techniques chiropractors use can not only treat these issues in the back and neck but also general health issues as well. This approach to treatment allows chiropractors to help patients who are suffering from many different acute or chronic conditions. Many athletes, both amateur and professional, often use chiropractic care to prevent and treat injuries. Chiropractic care also helps to achieve optimal health and functioning. Preventive healthcare is among the fastest growing areas of chiropractic care.