Dr. Brett Stephens
Chiropractic Care is care of the body by the manipulation of joints. The misalignment of joints can cause problems in the body such as joint pain and arthritis, muscle pain, and many more ailments.
Understanding Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care is a treatment focusing primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and biomechanical disorders of the spine and other joints of the body. Chiropractic can assist and increase our natural healing process for the spine and joints such as the lower back, shoulder, or neck, and issues in the extremities and headaches.
Who benefits from chiropractic care?
Everyone can benefit from Chiropractic care. Individuals who have stiffness or pain in the neck, spine or joints or injuries from accidents or sports are often great candidates for chiropractic care. Central to chiropractic care is the belief that the spine plays an important role in the overall health of an individual, especially in terms of the nervous system. As a result, chiropractors adjust that central part of the body’s structure through hands-on therapy. Other manipulation may also be used, depending on the location need to be treated.
What is a Spinal Adjustment?
The spinal adjustment is used to correct subluxations or misalignments of the spinal and peripheral joints. The adjustment can be done by hand, instrument or with a specific table. Axe Chiropractic utilizes the latest chiropractic techniques to restore function to the body. Diversified, Thompson, and Activator are common adjustment techniques performed by our doctors. With the chiropractic adjustment, specific exercise and stretching our doctor successfully treat: lower back, neck and mid back pain, headaches, disc injuries, disc herniation’s, disc bugling, sciatica, and many other common conditions of the spine.
Is Chiropractic Safe?
The Chiropractic adjustment is a safe and gentle treatment for most spinal conditions. Adjustments can be performed on a person of any age. Infants, toddlers, and children respond well to adjustments. Pregnancy is a major stressor on the musculoskeletal system and can help bring comfort to the women. Athletes from amateur to professionals utilize chiropractic daily to keep their bodies functioning at an increased level. There are very few counterindications for the chiropractic adjustment.