Chiropractic care focuses on the body’s structure specifically the spine. Chiropractors, the professionals who provide chiropractic care, will adjust the body’s alignment to improve function, encourage the body to heal itself, and to relieve pain like back pain.
Although the primary treatment offered is spinal manipulation, chiropractors from Divine Life Health Center also provide other treatments like manipulative or manual therapies, exercise and postural education, as well as ergonomic training, which involves teaching patients how to sit, stand, and walk properly to limit back strain and back pain. Nowadays, chiropractors work together with other health care professionals like surgeons, physicians, and pain experts.
The most positive study about chiropractic care concentrated on spinal manipulation for low back pain. The American College for Physicians low back pain guideline is considered as an excellent alternative to pain relieving medications. The guideline suggests manipulation in conjunction with acupuncture, massage, and heat. Chiropractic treatment may also have a positive effect on people who are suffering from musculoskeletal related pains.
Some reports said that there were patients who suffered serious complications like stroke after having spinal manipulation of the neck. These cases are very rare.
Spinal manipulation is a term that refers to any adjustments made to the spinal for therapeutic purposes. It usually involves the application of a strong and quick pressure on the affected joint between the spine’s two vertebrae.
Apart from spinal manipulation, a North Myrtle Beach chiropractor may also recommend making some changes to your posture and biomechanics. The use of other techniques and treatments may also be suggested. The primary objective of chiropractic care is pain relief and assist patients manage their health condition better when they are at home.
If you want to know more about chiropractic care for back pain, call Divine Life Health Center now.
Divine Life Health Center
2200 Premier Resort Blvd Unit C
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582