Chiropractic care is a staple of health care in many American homes. Chiropractors serve in a branch of the healing arts which is based upon the understanding that good health depends, in part, upon a normally functioning nervous system (especially the spine, and the nerves extending from the spine to all parts of the body). “Chiropractic” comes from the Greek word Chiropraktikos, roughly translated to “treatment done by hand.” Chiropractic care has evolved though, and has grown to include instrument assisted manipulation devices, nutrition, low level light therapy, injury rehabilitation, acupuncture, and more.
The millions of Americans that have incorporated this safe approach to care into their health program. Consequently, these patients have not only found relief from back pain, but also a pathway to wellness with it’s natural, drug-free approach to healthcare.
Our board certified doctors of chiropractic are experts at evaluating your spine, and other joints, to identify areas that may benefit from specific treatment options. Frequently, chiropractic services are associated with symptoms related to the spine (ie. neck pain, mid back pain, low back pain, hip pain, etc.) but that is not always the case. Muscle spasms, headaches, shoulder pain, ankle pain, and pretty much anything that hurts could benefit from chiropractic care.
Chiropractic care is more than just pain relief.
Many individuals incorporate chiropractic services for more than muscle work, and pain relief. Most professional sports teams have chiropractors on staff, including the Houston Astros and Houston Texans. Elite performers at the Houston Ballet, and many people utilize chiropractors as a way to achieve health and wellness, and to prevent injury for occurring.
Treatment performed by chiropractors is frequently associated with the spine, because the origins of chiropractic care started with doctors looking for spinal misalignments (subluxations) between two or more spinal vertebrae. These subluxations, or dysfunctional joints can contribute to pain, discomfort, decreased range of motion (mobility), and other symptoms and conditions. Additionally, these misalignments can effect nerve activity between your brain and body.
Most of all, the benefits of chiropractic care can include:
- Improved posture
- Neck pain relief
- Back pain relief
- Relief from foot, ankle, knee, and hip pain
- Relief from finger, hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder pain
- Decreased stress and tension
- Muscle pain relief
- Decreased joint discomfort
- Improved physical performance
- Increased flexibility, mobility and coordination
- Chronic pain relief
The board certified chiropractors at our office promote wellness and pain relief by improving spinal and joint function. As a result, patients report a healthier, more active, pain free lifestyle. Treatments in our office have the potential to benefit individuals of all ages, shapes, and sizes due to their customized approach.
Back Pain Fact
The second most common neurological ailment in the United States is back pain. Only headaches are a more common symptom than low back pain. Chiropractic can help with both!