What Is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. Chiropractic physicians focus on natural healthcare and use a hands-on approach to health care. Chiropractic physicians have broad diagnostic skills and will frequently recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling. These are essential for overall wellness.
Chiropractic is recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatments for a variety of condition including:
Neck pain: neck tension, pain, stiffness, or limitation of motion
Lower Back pain: pain in the lower back with sitting, bending, lifting, or standing
Mid back pain: pain between the shoulders or along the ribs
Herniated discs: slipped disc in the neck or lower back area causing pain in the arms or legs
Leg Pain/ Sciatica: pain running down the side or back of the leg from the lower back or buttocks
Headaches: in the back, top, or side of head including light or sound sensitivity Shoulder/ wrist/ arm pain: pain moving the shoulder, numbness or pain in wrist, fingers, or arms
Hip/ knee problems: hip or knee pain on walking or standing, stiffness or lack of full motion
Fibromyalgia: tight stiff muscles throughout the back and neck, muscle spasms and fatigue
Auto accidents/ whiplash: neck or back pain from auto impact injury
Arthritis: stiffness and lack of motion in neck, back, and other joints