The issue of managing chronic pain and drug free pain management options are both very urgent health issues. Chronic pain has prompted many individuals to avoid their routines, change their lifestyle or rely on opioids, which can be dangerous, highly addictive and in some cases, deadly.
Category Archives: Chiropractic Care
In a society that burdens us with demands and stress, it is not a wonder that headaches and migraines are so common. It is estimated that 38 million people in the United States suffer from migraines, with 2-3 million of those suffering from chronic migraines. Read more
If it has been a while since you have seen the chiropractor, you may be happy to learn the associated benefits of routine chiropractic adjustments, especially if you are suffering from any type of pain. Daily life can put unnecessary stress on our bodies, and over time, these tensions can accumulate to create long muscle tensions, nervous system issues and other physical symptoms.
Chiropractic Care For Sciatica
Sciatica refers to pain, tingling or weakness in the legs. This lower-leg pain can take on the form of the bad leg cramp. Yet, it can also take the form of shooting aches and pains that make going from seated to standing positions uncomfortable.
Caring for your spine — is it something that you do? Is your spine a part of your body that you give much thought and attention to or do you often neglect it? Neglecting spine health now can lead to problems as we age, including stenosis, degeneration, compression, arthritis and accompanying pain.
Getting The Most Out Of Your Chiropractic Care
If you are not familiar with what makes a chiropractor different from other doctors, you might be surprised to know that they care about the health of your entire body, not just your spine. Chiropractors have special training to know how the alignment and health of the spine affects the health of the rest of your body.
Many people seek chiropractic care only after an issue arises, but it can also be a preventative or regular health practice to incorporate into your life to maintain overall health and wellness. Regular chiropractic adjustments can not only be an important part of healing after an accident or injury, but also can be an important part of maintaining your health as a preventative measure as well.
In the latest published report from Travelers Impact Injury Report, there were almost 3 million Workers Compensation injuries in the United States in 2016?. Work related injuries can be particularly devastating because the injuries often result in forced time off for the injured party, and many can’t afford to lose wages. That is why our priority is to get you healthy, healed, and back to work as soon as possible.
As physical therapists, we sometimes see patients frustrated due to not seeing results and progress moving as fast as desired. Maybe the patient attends every appointment, does the required exercises, but perhaps fails at completing the at home exercise program. A few hours at the physical therapy office a week might not be enough, this is why at-home continued exercises are prescribed. With all of the treatments combined is when the patient will see the desired results in a timely fashion.
The common denominator here is pain. Particularly, aches and pains in general are trickier to manage, and treat effectively. Many people are dealing on a regular basis with pain treatment and medication.