Statistics estimate that as much as 80% of adults will experience lower back pain in their lives. Spinal pain can happen due to a serious:
More chronic spinal disorders are diagnosed every year. Spinal Disorders and Chiropractic treatment and management of these conditions is very important to increase quality of life and reduce the associated pain.
Could a chiropractor help with the management of these chronic spinal disorders? Here’s what the research says about chiropractic treatment for the management of chronic spinal disorders.
Spinal disorders have to be officially diagnosed before they can be treated. Sometimes you’ll already know what spinal condition you have, and other times seeing a chiropractor might help to get an underlying condition diagnosed.
Symptoms of most spinal conditions includes:
Often changes in posture and associated pain in other parts of the body, like:
Diagnosis involves looking at symptoms experienced, physical signs shown and usually tests like an MRI and X-Rays to establish how much the condition has progressed.
Spinal conditions are treated with the use of NSAIDs for the pain, methods like heat compresses for the inflammation and bracing to reduce muscle tension and pain. An increasing number of research studies point to the fact that a chiropractor can help with the regular management for a variety of different spinal conditions including scoliosis and arthritis.
Chiropractors can be useful when it comes to treating a variety of chronic spinal conditions, including scoliosis, ankylosing spondylitis, dislocations and sciatica. Research studies including Outcomes for adult scoliosis patients receiving chiropractic rehabilitation shows positive effects over a 24-month period of chiropractic treatment.
Some conditions, usually related to connective tissue disorders, require specialist care and a chiropractor that understands the condition to ensure effective treatment.
A chiropractor puts things back into place, usually vertebrae that have shifted or moved, but they also do a lot more than this. Chiropractors also help to:
At Papillion Chiropractic our approach is simple. We believe that health is among our most valuable possessions. And while we generally meet people after they’ve lost their health, our commitment is to offer you hope and more importantly, a plan. Drs. Kurt and Tonya Boeckenhauer can begin the process of restoring your spinal health and body mechanics. Contact us!