What Can A Chiropractor Help?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMillions of people turn to a chiropractor each year for help to reduce pain and improve their health. They have sought treatment for a wide variety of conditions. Here is a brief summary of circumstances where a chiropractor can help.

You have been in an accident

Even minor accidents can lead to problems to your spine. Pain and stiffness may set in immediately or may develop within a few days, but they are not the only indicators that their is a problem.  Without a check-up and necessary treatment, you may develop early onset arthritis and chronic stiffness.

You are a dancer

Dancing uses the entire body. Even without pain, any restricted joint  from the neck all the way down to a big toe will cause compensation making the dancer more vulnerable to injury. A chiropractor can examine and treat existing injuries while testing you for other imbalances lowering your risks for future complications.  The Dance Prehab Program may also be right for you

You are a runner

Running provides repeated stress on the lower body explaining why injuries like IT band syndrome and shin splints are so common amongst runners. Having a chiropractor balance your pelvis and adj your ankles, knees, and hips can prevent and fix injuries. The Gait Analysis program may also be right for you.

You are an athlete

Joint and muscle imbalances can cause repetitive stress and overuse as your are training. This may negatively affect one’s range of motion, strength, reflexes, endurance, and performance. Chiropractic can improve joint function keeping you in the game. The Prehab and Core Programs may be right for you.

You are simply in pain

Neck pain, back pain, and headaches are the most common problems in which people seek chiropractic help, but other muscle and joint pain like plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, and bursitis can also be treated. Chiropractors look for segmental joint restriction called subluxations and the compensated muscles that are causing your pain.

You are pregnant

The additional weight and stress on the framework of the body during pregnancy can cause widespread pain. Chiropractic is a safe method to handle theses aches. Many moms continue to see a chiropractor after the baby is born from the new stress of carrying the baby.

You have children

Colic, ear infections, and tumbles are common reasons parents bring their children and babies to a chiropractor.

You have been offered an AARP membership

Pain does not have to be part of aging. Keeping active and improving posture with chiropractic care can keep you feeling young. The Posture Program may be right for you.

You feel fine, but you are looking for whole body health and wellness

Going to the chiropractor for maintenance can be just like going to the dentist for a teeth clean. Keep the nervous system strong and prevent arthritis and injuries.

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