Chiropractic care is a form of manual therapy that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, particularly the spine. Evidence-informed and patient-centered treatment by a Chiropractic Doctor may include soft-tissue treatment, Active Release Therapy, joint mobilizations & manipulations, nerve stimulation, and remedial exercise to treat musculoskeletal injuries & dysfunction. Chiropractic is popular for the following benefits:
- Pain Management:
Chiropractic care is commonly sought for the management of musculoskeletal pain, especially in the back, neck, and joints. Chiropractors use manual manipulation techniques to realign the spine and other joints, which may help alleviate pain and improve mobility.
- Improved Joint Function and Range of Motion:
Chiropractic adjustments aim to enhance joint mobility and function. Through spinal manipulations and other manual techniques, chiropractors seek to restore proper alignment and movement of the joints, potentially leading to increased flexibility and range of motion.
- Headache Relief:
Some individuals turn to chiropractic care to alleviate headaches, particularly those associated with tension and musculoskeletal issues in the neck and upper back. Chiropractors may use adjustments to address these issues and reduce headache frequency and intensity.
- Holistic Approach to Health:
Chiropractic care often emphasizes a holistic approach to health, focusing on the relationship between the spine, nervous system, and overall well-being. Chiropractors may provide lifestyle advice, nutritional guidance, and exercises to complement their manual treatments, promoting overall health and wellness.
- Potential for Reduced Reliance on Medications:
For some individuals, chiropractic care offers a non-pharmacological approach to managing pain and discomfort. This can be particularly appealing to those who prefer to minimize their reliance on medications and explore alternative therapies for certain health conditions.
It’s important to note that the effectiveness of chiropractic care can vary among individuals, and it may not be suitable for everyone or for all health conditions. Each patient must be assessed by an experienced Chiropractic doctor to rule out pre-existing medical conditions that may be contraindications for treatment. Our Chiropractic team at Anatomica offer diversified techniques including soft tissue release functional conditioning, cupping, Active Release Techniques*, dry needling, and medical acupuncture. Chiropractic treatment without adjustments is a great option for some clients. All modalities performed by a Chiropractor at Anatomica are eligible for direct billing to most major insurance companies.
*Active Release Techniques and ART are registered trademarks.