One of the many treatment options that chiropractors provide is adjustments to the spine which helps with the overall flow of the central nervous system. When it comes to neck manipulation, the focus is a targeted approach to fixing several problems that can arise.
The Causes of Chronic Neck Pain
The neck is one of the most sensitive areas of the body when it’s hurting. Nearly every action we do in life involves the neck in some way, because your body acts together as a complete system. Anything from tying your shoes to getting out of bed can cause extreme discomfort.
A doctor of chiropractic can often help with the following root causes of neck problems as well as much, much more:
- Worn joints
- Muscle strains
- Pinched nerves
This is not an all-inclusive list by any means, but it does help to understand that chiropractors don’t just treat the surface-level issue, rather they go deeper into your tissue. Many issues that you experience are the result of your spine being out of alignment and preventing neurons from communicating all the way down the line.
Think of your nervous system like a system of roads that wind throughout your body. Now imagine that the road leading to your house has a fallen tree on it. All of a sudden, you can’t get where you want to go.
When this happens in your body, it’s a similar problem. Your brain needs to be in full contact with every organ system in your body in order to work at its best.
What Other Sorts of Chiropractic Adjustments Are There?
As opposed to mainstream medical doctors, a chiropractor takes a unique approach in diagnosing the source of your condition. The toolkit that a chiropractor uses to treat your condition is a bit different than traditional medicine, although there is some overlap.
The focus of spinal manipulation and other aspects of chiropractic treatment are on the musculoskeletal system and your body overall. This is done without the use of drugs and other pharmaceutical options.
There are a plethora of options that will give us a much broader approach to health care. It’s absolutely insane just how many issues in the body boil down to the spinal cord. So many sure and contact us today if you have questions about your specific issues.
But What If My Condition Needs Medication?
Good news! The reason we’re called Integrated Health and Injury Center is because we do more than just chiropractic care. We also specialize in traditional medicine and physical therapy.
This way, when you come through our front door, you can rest assured that you are getting a total treatment approach to solving your issues.
Physical therapy can also help with recovery, especially from injuries like auto accidents and workplace negligence.
So you will first meet with one of our medical doctors and then our team will take a holistic approach to your treatment. This will include whatever is needed from the medical doctor, our chiropractors, and physical therapists.
The main consideration is that with Integrated Health and Injury, you will get the best and most comprehensive assessment and treatment plan. We work hard to make sure that every piece of your recovery is in place.
If you would like to know more, or have questions about pain in your neck, please reach out to us today.