Pain Management
Chiropractic is a system of therapy focused on the structure of the body, particularly the spine. Chiropractors manipulate the body's alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal itself. While the mainstay of chiropractic is spinal manipulation, chiropractic care may also include other treatments, including manual or manipulative therapies, postural and exercise education, and ergonomic training (how to walk, sit, and stand to limit back strain). Research has focused on spinal manipulation for low back pain. As one of the alternatives to pain-relieving drugs, the American College of Physicians low back pain guideline recommends spinal manipulation along with heat, massage, and acupuncture. Chiropractic therapy popular primarily for two big reasons: it is a cost-effective, safe alternative to other forms of treatment for chronic pain and it experiences a high rate of client satisfaction. Many pain sufferers do not want to use medication or undergo surgery. Spinal manipulation has been deemed an effective treatment for lower back pain and has been proven to reduce pain, advance physical therapy progress and decrease reliance on potentially addictive and harmful pain medications. The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research recommends chiropractic care as a first line treatment for acute low back pain in adults.

Chiropractic intervention can benefit those suffering from chronic and acute pain in the following areas
  • Low Back pain
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Hip Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Extremity Pain
  • Numbness & Tingling

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