Chiropractic care is a proven treatment for eliminating chronic neck pain (among other disorders) when combined with exercise. It can also treat many other disorders such as arthritis, headaches, and various symptoms that cause discomfort throughout your day.
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Keep reading to learn about chiropractic treatment, its benefits, complications, and more.
The chiropractor you choose will determine what services they offer.
For example, a chiropractor could have attended a postgraduate program in wrist health. Thus, they could help you with issues like carpal tunnel syndrome.
Benefits of chiropractic care for your health include:
In many scenarios, you will feel near-immediate relief from your symptoms.
You will need to make frequent visits for adjustments and manipulations for long-term treatment. Furthermore, your chiropractor will recommend stretches, ways to improve your posture, and other lifestyle changes.
During your first chiropractic consultation, you will have an examination. From there, your specialist will cover treatment options and potentially begin your treatment during the first appointment.
A chiropractic exam will include tests such as:
A chiropractor will use an x-ray to if they suspect recent trauma, spondyloarthritis, or scoliosis. This is not always the case, though.
Before your visit, you will want to understand your problem entirely to answer any questions the chiropractor has. This will help them make an accurate diagnosis.
You will want to have the following information on hand:
Having this information will also help the specialist make an accurate diagnosis. And to provide the most effective treatment plan.
The number of times you visit a chiropractor will depend on your diagnosis and treatment plan.
For example, your specialist may suggest patients attend 6–12 sessions over four weeks to treat lower back pain. Often, people will need to visit specialists for at least 12 sessions for chiropractic manipulation.
Chiropractors must pass the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners exam and earn a Doctor of Chiropractic degree to practice in the United States. During their time in school, chiropractors must learn:
Specialists may pursue postgraduate education in fields like pediatrics or orthopedics. Doing so will increase the number of areas they can provide relief.
Check with your chiropractor and figure out other credentials they possess. They could help you with issues specialists do not commonly handle.
Call 435-257-2131 to reach Rigby Chiropractic in Tremonton, Utah today. Learn more about how a chiropractic doctor can help you with your condition.