Chiropractic is a non-medicinal health care profession and an approach to healing concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and more so prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the nervous system and the effects of these disorders on your general health. Chiropractic care is mostly concerned with manual therapy including joint adjustment and manipulation with particular focus on pain in the joints. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are professionally trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises and also provide dietary, nutritional and lifestyle counseling.
3 Types Of General Chiropractic Care
- Relief Care
This is an immediate treatment required for acute pain or injuries. The patients seek relief from a specific ailment, such as neck pain, back pain or headaches. Relief care addresses the dysfunctional in the spine and the nerve system as a possible cause of these issues. Chiropractic adjustments of spinal misalignments to remove the interference to the nerve system may often provide natural pain relief.
- Preventive Care
This is used to keep you in optimum health and prevent any further injuries from recurring. Preventive care is administered to a patient who has undergone chiropractic treatment to prevent similar issues from occurring again in the future. After undergoing treatment of the spine, you need regular visits to the chiropractor to strengthen the nerve system and the spine.
- Corrective Care
This type of chiropractic care is designed to help take care of your problem with application of treatments over time. It is required for spinal problems that have occurred over a long time he without the proper treatment.
General Chiropractic care involves the health of the whole body. Treatments administered involve using the internal healing system of the body to relieve the spinal problems that may interfere with the nerves and the cells. Hence, receiving chiropractic treatments is a way of ensuring all the body parts are functioning as they should.
- Manual therapy
This involves muscle massage which can be very beneficial in conjunction with other types of treatment.
- Exercise and stretches
The patient can be given instructions in the self-management of exercises which may vary greatly from other exercises that the patient has tried somewhere else.
- Manipulative therapy
- Active care and passive care
- Integrated spine care
Major Benefits Of Chiropractic Care
- It triggers your body’s ability to heal quickly
It focuses on naturally maintaining your health to help your body resist disease and also treat the symptoms of the disease preventing further problem.
- Involves no drugs or surgery
This enable avoiding harmful side effects of many drugs since chiropractic care is based on natural care. It involves a natural healing method that stimulates the body’s nervous system to work more effectively to control, initiate and coordinate the various functions of your body cells, organs and systems.
- Pain management
It helps your body to manage your pain through helping to locate and correct serious nervous system stress, strengthen your muscles surrounding the nerves.
Dr. LaDonna C. Bense - a professional chiropractor is always ready to help you attain optimal health and also get a lasting solution to your health problems. Visit her at the Back In Line Chiropractic Spine & Injury Specialist and keep away from medication.