Conditions treated with Chiropractic Care
Chiropractors are trained to treat bodies, and we excel at treating and preventing injuries to joints and muscles. Below are some common problems we treat.
Low Back Pain
Four out of five people will experience low back pain in their lifetime and the majority of those will have at least one recurrence. Chiropractors truly are experts in treating uncomplicated mechanical low back pain. We do a thorough examination including postural, orthopedic and neurologic testing, and then create a unique treatment plan to get you back on your feet.
Treatments may include gentle spinal adjustments, physiotherapy modalities such as ultrasound, laser therapy, as well as home stretches and exercises.
Anyone who has woken up unable to turn their head knows how debilitating neck pain is. Fortunately acute neck pain is very responsive to chiropractic and conservative care, and there are a variety of techniques to relieve the pain and restore normal movement. Treatments are tailored to meet our patients needs and comfort level.
Shoulder / Rotator Cuff
Shoulder injuries are extremely common, and best treated right away to prevent compensation patterns. Often due to repetitive stress, many rotator cuff problems can be resolved with specific muscle stripping (like ART) and exercises. Other helpful tools include ultrasound and electrical stimulation.
Chiropractors will also check the neck and upper back joints and muscles - many people don't realize that their shoulder problems may be caused by restricted and faulty spinal movement.
Our spines house the spinal cord - a collection of nerves running from the brain to different parts of the body. When a vertebral joint is irritated or inflamed, the associated nerves along their course can become painful.
Once a nerve is activated, pain can be felt anywhere along the pathway. This is commonly experienced as sciatic pain originating in the lower back but felt in the buttocks and even in the legs and feet, or neck joint irritation causing pain felt near the shoulder blade. Chiropractic is extremely effective at restoring normal nerve function, and relief can