Chiropractors and When to consult them

A Chiropractor is a health professional that specializes in diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorder. They have specialization in adjustment techniques that are used to manually adjust your spine alignment and also eliminate any misalignment which may cause several diseases. Chiropractors provide you with an alternative treatment to spine disorders and are mainly concerned with musculoskeletal system. There are various types of disorders in which Chiropractic treatment is used such as: Cervical disk disorder, Arthritis, Tendonitis, Bursitis and Sports Injury etc.

After personal consultation with the patient the chiropractor performs a series of tests for diagnosis such as x- ray, MRI and CT scan etc. Various lab tests are also performed. Then the treatment plan is drawn out according to the specific patient’s needs and condition. You can refer to for more detailed knowledge of the topic and if you are considering looking for an appointment to a professional and experienced Chiropractor.

Types of treatment used by chiropractors

The main aim of the treatment is to facilitate strengthening of your musculoskeletal system and to promote natural healing through rehabilitation treatment. The treatment center also provides for facilities to assists you in healing. Treatments include a list of following techniques:

  • Therapeutic Ultrasound: uses high-frequency sound waves to reduce the amount of swelling and to increase cellular activity and also helps in blood circulation into deep of the tissues. It is also used to break down scar tissues.
  • Acupuncture:   it is an ancient technique that is considered to be effective and safe; the technique involves use of pointed needles to treat chronic pain in the neck, back and sports injuries.
  • Electrotherapy: it uses certain electrical currents to reduce the amount of swelling or inflammation, the main use of this technique is to relive the patient of his pain and it behaves as an anesthetic.  

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Violet Rae Murphy: Violet, a biotech analyst, covers advances in health technology, biotech innovations, and the future of personalized medicine.