What Conditions do Chiropractors Treat?
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Chiropractors commonly treat a wide variety of conditions
and injuries. Most chiropractic patients understand that chiropractors can relieve pain, and regular chiropractic care will prevent pain, further injuries, and may stop or reverse many conditions
Millions of people suffer from back, neck, extremity (arms, legs) and other musculoskeletal pain, which are all effectively relieved by chiropractic care, without the need for medication.
Chiropractors are trained to identify and make referrals for conditions
that should be treated by medical specialists, if need be. Common extremity complaints may include tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome
, knee and ankle pain, and sports injuries
In addition to back and neck pain
, chiropractic is also very effective for treating medical conditions
for people of all ages including babies and the elderly. Conditions
such as allergies or chronic ear infections in children
, are successfully treated by chiropractic.
are caused by subluxations
(misalignments of spinal bones), which irritate or aggravate the nerves resulting in diseases or conditions
. Chiropractic care can provide partial or full relief to many of these conditions
Many common injuries can also be effectively treated by chiropractic care. The most common injuries are automobile accidents, where the symptoms can be delayed by weeks or even months after the accident. Auto insurance often covers these injuries.
Work place injuries including falls, lifting injuries, and others are also treatable by chiropractic. Many work places offer insurance to cover these types of injuries.
Chiropractic works well with sport injuries, and chiropractors can often improve performance. Some common injuries treated by chiropractors include:
- Auto accidents
- Chronic injuries
- Falling injuries
- Lifting injuries
- Sport injuries
- Work-related injuries
Please talk to your chiropractor for more information on how chiropractic care can help your specific pain, condition, or injury. Many conditions are treatable naturally without the need for surgery or medication. Everyone deserves good health and a healthy nervous system!