Most people know that Chiropractors treat back pain, what most people don’t know that they also treat leg pain and migraines, among other things.
Your spine is critical. As the primary connection point between your brain and the rest of your body, if something goes amiss there it can cause issues in very surprising places and very unexpected ways.
Common Chiropractic Conditions
Chiropractors know all about keeping your body’s connection point running smoothly.
The most common conditions Chiropractors in Marietta treat fall into three categories: musculoskeletal, nonmusculoskeletal and injury related.
Most patients experiencing musculoskeletal pain at any point on the spine are very good candidates for Chiropractic care.
Common musculoskeletal issues treated:
- Headaches and migraines
- Low, upper, mid back pain and stiffness
- Neck pain and stiffness
- Extremity joint pain and dysfunction
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Leg pain, weakness, numbness and tingling
- Arm pain, weakness, numbness and tingling
Though it deals mainly with the spine, Chiropractic care has been shown to benefit more than just back and neck pain, there is research that demonstrates that things like allergies, ear infections, frequent colds, asthma and arthritis can be inflamed by or even caused by irritation to nerves in some cases. Standard non-musculoskeletal issues treated:
Common non-musculoskeletal issues addressed:
- Low energy levels
- Ear infections
- Frequent colds
- Infantile colic
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Chiropractors are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of many different types of injuries, including those resulting from car accidents, workplace accidents and sports. Common injuries that chiropractors treat:
Common injuries that AICA Marietta’s Chiropractors treat include:
- Work-related and lifting injuries
- Automobile accidents and whiplash injuries
- General falling injuries
- Sports injuries
- Chronic injuries
These are just a sampling of the many treatments offered by Chiropractors in the Marietta area, but they should give you an idea of the vast scope of things chiropractic care can treat and alleviate.
Chiropractic care also offers many drug-free pain management options in the form of massage, hot and cold therapies, water and light treatments, and electrical pulse therapy.
What’s more is that these days it’s becoming more common for Chiropractors to team up with doctors of traditional medicine to offer a full spectrum of care. Some offices even offer access to state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, such as MRIs.
So if you’re tired of feeling stiff, misaligned, and uncomfortable, and you find yourself reaching for over-the-counter comfort, consider seeing a Chiropractor instead.