Nothing is more frustrating than experiencing the same back or neck ache every morning. Sadly, a lot of Americans battle with this issue.
Chronic pain is one of the leading causes of medical consultations worldwide. In 2008, the United States estimated that nearly 100 million people were affected by chronic pain, with an associated economic cost ranging from $560 billion to $635 billion annually in medical care and decreased productivity.
Researchers have been examining how well chiropractic adjustments would treat different kinds of pain for many years. So let’s look at what chiropractors do and how they can help you manage your pain.
What Do Chiropractors Do?
To correct alignment, enhance mobility and physical function, and promote the body’s natural healing processes, chiropractors adjust or manipulate the spine and occasionally other portions of the body. Chiropractors use quick, controlled force on specific body parts using their hands or an instrument. For example, readjusting the spine relieves pressure on the central nervous system.
Chiropractors also utilize mobilization to expand the range of motion in the body. The slow movement, manipulation, and stretching of joints and muscles are all part of this approach.
How Successfully Does Chiropractic Care Relieve/Eliminate Back Pain?
According to the most encouraging studies on low back pain, spinal manipulation treatment (SMT) is as effective as other conventional therapies, such as exercise therapy, basic medical care, or physiotherapy.
Systematic reviews have demonstrated that chiropractic therapy is effective for acute and chronic low back pain when combined with other interventions like self-management education and exercise.
It also significantly reduces chronic low back pain and disability compared to other active therapies for at least six months. Chiropractic therapy also has similar effects on short-term pain relief as other suggested therapies but improves function slightly more.
How Successfully Does Chiropractic Care Relieve/Eliminate Neck Pain?
A neck adjustment, often referred to as cervical manipulation, is a precise technique typically administered by hand to the joints of the neck. A neck adjustment helps the spine move more freely and restores range of motion; it can also make the surrounding muscles move more actively.
Patients often experience less discomfort, soreness, and stiffness, as well as an improvement in their ability to move and tilt their heads.
Many patients who complain of migraines or tension headaches usually find that a neck adjustment will relieve the pain in their neck and eliminate or lessen the frequency of their headaches.
How Will Spine Health & Wellness Help Me?
Our medical staff is committed to offering you thorough, conservative therapies to improve your overall health and well-being. We put you first and concentrate on effective care plans for a speedy recovery so that you can return to the active lifestyle you enjoy with the help of our many North Texas clinics, web-based consultation system, and prompt diagnostic processes.
Care plans are designed to alleviate pain, correct injury, and prevent injury reoccurrence. The program can include spinal decompression, spinal manipulation, manual therapy, ART or soft tissue therapy, cold/heat therapy, exercise rehabilitation, Kinesio taping, bracing, and/or home care plans.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment.