Chiropractic care is an effective form of treatment used in alleviating signs and symptoms experiences in the lower back, whether you feel the dull achy sensation on the lower back that can be caused from arthritic complaints or if it is the sharp pain experienced with sciatica.
Chiropractic care for the cervical spine increases range of motion, decreases pain and stiffness and improves cervical spine posture. While a lot of people fear chiropractic adjustment of the neck, studies have been performed to show that chiropractic care for the cervical spine is safe and effective. A qualified chiropractic doctor has the ability to rule out if manual manipulation for the neck is unsafe, and in this case other techniques can be used.
Chiropractic care is very efficient when reducing down the signs and symptoms of sciatica. Chiropractors are highly trained to diagnose the origin of the sciatic nerve compliant, whether it’s taking an x-ray or just physically examining the complaint – the diagnosis is key to maximum recovery. Chiropractors can also interpret MRI scans – therefore if you have had a scan of your back it is very important that you present it to the chiropractor on your first visit.
Chiropractic care has fantastic results when treating tension type headaches. Good results are displayed with migraine headaches however it is important to find the stimulus that causes the headache as well as undergoing treatment for the migraine.
Chiropractic care focuses on the realignment of the spine and extremities, which removes any tension or pressure off nerves. It improves the movement of the joints affected during whiplash injuries, as well as relaxing any muscles tightened during the accident.
Chiropractic treatment for pregnant females varies in technique. The techniques used are much lighter but equally effective. It is a safe and non-invasive treatment that helps to maintain good spinal posture and lower back muscular strength throughout pregnancy. Chiropractic care aims to decrease aches and pains experienced throughout the 9 month period and works on maintaining good spinal posture post pregnancy.
Chiropractic care can help with carpal tunnel syndrome, by firstly releasing the restricted joints and carpal bones through a safe and effective technique called chiropractic adjustments. This removes the restriction within the carpal joints and releases the nerve.
Chiropractic care can help in alleviating the signs and symptoms caused by tennis elbow by safely adjusting the elbow joints and releasing out the tendons involved by specific soft tissue techniques. It can also help correct the problem by rehabilitation and exercise of the area.
Chiropractic focuses on the manual manipulation and mobilisation of joints, which in turn increases the range of movement within a joint by bringing it back to its normal alignment. By increasing the mobility of a joint the pain experienced by the patient decreases which helps with day to day movements. Chiropractors use various techniques in order to treat patient’s suffering from arthritic complaints, ranging from manual chiropractic adjustments to softer mobilisation techniques dependent on the patient.
Misaligned joints put pressure on the spinal nerves and nerves of the extremities. These nerves supply muscles, effectively giving them the necessary "energy/stimulation" to function correctly. When there is a joint misaligned it puts pressure on the nerves essentially decreasing the "energy/stimulation" and not allowing the muscle to perform correctly. Chiropractic adjustments remove this interference allowing the muscles to perform at their optimum.