Chiropractic treatment can ease or rid back pain in patients
Chiropractic care and treatment can help patients that experience back pain, one of the most difficult areas in the entire body to make any measure of pinpoint diagnoses. The back is composed of a complex network of bones, discs, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. X-rays can help diagnose poor alignment, arthritis, or degenerative discs, fractures, and altered stress on the spine.Some types of bulging, or herniated discs, need to be assessed with an MRI, and treatment can ensue accordingly. Chiropractic treatment for back pain is one of the most safe and proven means to help alleviate, and in best case scenarios, rid the patient of their back pain altogether.
What treatments chiropractors use in their chiropractic care
Highly educated and experienced chiropractors will first make a determination as to what is causing your back pain. Physical treatment from this point can include one or more of the following: adjustments, electrical muscle stimulation, ice, heat, massage tables, exercises, soft tissue therapy, and decompression.
What decompression is, and how it is performed
After preliminary diagnosis, it may be determined that the root problem of the back pain is a bulging or herniated disc in the lower back. If you are experiencing sciatica in your legs (pain, tingling, or weakness), nerves are being pinched, or your spinal joints are wearing down, then the chiropractor may elect to perform spinal decompression, a nonsurgical treatment.
In chiropractic decompression, patients lie down on a motorized table, which chiropractors use to slowly and gently stretch the spine to relieve muscle tension. They then ‘pump’ gently to relieve existing pressure on the spinal discs and nerves along the spine. Over time and treatments (which, depending on medical conditions, can be anywhere from 6-24), pain is relieved, bulging or herniated discs are retracted, and compression or pinching in the treated areas can be removed. Chiropractic decompression can also aid in restoring oxygen, water, and nutrient-rich fluids into the tissues.
Chiropractic care in Lees Summit, MO for scoliosis patients
Scoliosis is a spinal condition in which an unnatural curvature, either in an S or C shape, takes place, and is a very difficult affliction to diagnose. Chiropractors can help scoliosis patients by implementing treatments such as behavior modification and spinal adjustments. These treatments are all-natural methods which can greatly increase flexibility while helping patients to decrease pain medication use, an unnatural and sometimes habit-forming practice that could be dangerous.
Rejuvenate Mind-Body Wellness Center can help ease your back pain
If you’ve tried other methods of treating your back pain with little or no success, contact Rejuvenate Mind-Body Wellness Center in Lee’s Summit, MO or Kansas City, MO. Combining outstanding chiropractic care and a positive, upbeat philosophy, they can help you restore tremendous health in body and in mind.