If you are suffering from any kind of pain, you are not alone. Low back pain is one of the top reasons people report for visiting their medical doctors and chiropractors worldwide. Many pain physicians provide a unique, multifaceted approach that provides lasting relief by treating the causes behind the symptoms.
On your first visit, you can most often expect a full examination to assess your condition. A chiropractor will explain the science behind your treatment and explain why chiropractic treatments are highly effective. Each individual patient’s treatment plan varies depending on the causes of their pain. Chiropractors work closely with you to design a treatment plan that may include just one or a combination of complementary care modalities.
Many pain physicians offer many different treatments which include Chiropractic Adjustments, Myofascial therapies such as Grastin and Gua Sha, Spinal Decompression, and Acupuncture. For example for those who suffer from pain associated with bulging or herniated discs, chiropractic adjustments along with spinal decompression have been shown to be very beneficial.
Spinal Decompression may greatly benefit people with acute and chronic neck pain and or lower back pain. Spinal Decompression may provide pain relief to people who have back pain or neck pain associated with disc protrusions, disc herniation, Arthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Sciatica, posterior facet syndrome, and back pain and neck pain, in general. This process works through utilizing a computer system of adaptable weight and tensions, which will encourage the retraction the disc herniation to encourage tissue healing.
These are some of the techniques and treatments that most chiropractic teams provide:
Manipulation – This technique involves the chiropractor relaxing joints and stretching tight muscles. This may restore normal function and reduce pain through the breakdown of adhesions or unlocking a joint. When carried out on the spine it can relieve some types of back and neck pain and tension headaches. There are dozens of manipulative techniques that highly trained chiropractors can utilize to help relieve your pain and restore function.
Mobilization – With this technique, the chiropractor stretches soft tissues by moving the joints through their full range of motion. This may help relieve pain and return full range of motion to the arms, legs, shoulders, and spinal joints.
Bracing – Chiropractors sometimes lead a clinic’s bracing program, providing lumbar, knee, and wrist braces. These braces promote healing and reduce pain by providing daily support to the area with the injury or condition.
Spinal decompression – Chiropractors also carry out our spinal decompression treatment. This non-invasive therapy that works by stretching the muscles close to your spine and relieving pressure on the joints and disks of the spine.