Among therapeutic forms of treatment to treat musculoskeletal disorders, Chiropractic care is second to none. The centuries old medical practice has been accepted alongside mainstream medicine by pain management centers owing to its efficacious hands-on technique that allows the body to heal naturally without the aid of medication or surgery. A chiropractor starts off treatment by examining the patient and determining the cause of the problem with the aid of diagnostic modalities such as an x-ray.
Chiropractic Manipulation for Correcting Subluxation
Chiropractors believe in spinal adjustment or spinal manipulation for treating almost all types of musculoskeletal disorders. It is quite a relaxing experience for patients wherein the specialist applies a gentle and controlled thrust to certain vertebrae which may have misaligned (subluxation). It is quite natural to hear a cracking or popping sound during chiropractic manipulation. Almost immediate relief is attained by correcting subluxation of one or more such vertebrae. The manipulation technique holds no risk or complications which would adversely affect one’s health or safety in any way.
Patients can seek the expertise of a licensed and experienced chiropractor to treat musculoskeletal disorders of the following regions:
The chiropractor would evaluate the progress made by patients during the follow up visits and bring about changes in treatment if needed. Patients may also be counseled on their lifestyle habits, especially their diet and sleeping habits. For the treatment to be a complete success, patients must talk openly with the specialist and express their concerns regarding the problem.
Treatment for a Wide Range of Medical Conditions
Apart from treating musculoskeletal disorders, chiropractic care is also quite effective in treating a wide range of other medical conditions such as whiplash injury, sports injury and even certain acute or chronic neurological ailments. The chiropractors provide customized treatment to treat superficial and serious problems plaguing the patient with an array of techniques. All-in-all, chiropractic care would improve the health and quality of life by restoring the range of motion that may have been curtailed by pain, discomfort and stiffness.