If you have been experiencing back pain, then a Chiropractor may the cure to your problem.
Back pain is usually inconvenient for most but when it becomes a problem and it interrupts daily life most seek a cure. Some people get relief by taking a pain killer, following doctor’s medication or by visiting physiotherapists regularly, with many just finding temporary relief as the pain comes back again and again. Chiropractic can help people who are suffering from persistent back or muscle pain.
Chiropractic is a medical profession that is mainly practiced to cure disorders of the nervous system and musculoskeletal systems and their respective effects on the general health and wellbeing or people. This health care profession is often used to treat back pain, joint pain, neck pain and discomfort in arms or legs and headaches.
The doctors who study this profession are known as Chiropractic physicians or Chiropractors. The practice of chiropractic is a drug free treatment, which is concentrated around therapeutic and rehabilitative routine along with counseling based on nutrition, diet and daily lifestyle.
Primarily, this alternative treatment is used for providing pain relief to joints, bones, muscles, and connective tissues like ligaments, tendons and cartilages. At times, chiropractic is used along with medical treatment for quick, effective relief from pain.
Back Pain and Chiropractic
Back pain can be caused by many different underlying reasons. It can be due to a muscular stiffness or pain caused by a musculoskeletal or nervous system disorder. There can be times when a doctor identifies the reason but the pain is seemingly incurable. Back pain is sometimes unbearable and in these cases people need to see a doctor immediately.
However, if the reason for the pain is not known and the back condition is getting worse day by day, then it is highly recommended to visit a Chiropractor.
Chiropractic is a common treatment, which aims at providing relief from back pain, spine pain, headache and pain or sensation on arms and legs joints. Approximately 22 million Americans and millions of British citizens visit chiropractors annually for relief from back pain. Thousands of people suffer from back pain that can be treated by a Chiropractor and lifestyle changes.
Chiropractors make use of their hands for spinal manipulation and many other such techniques aiming at proper alignment of musculoskeletal structure especially of the spine. This helps the body in healing without the need of any surgery or medication. Manipulation is appliued by chiropractors in order to restore the functioning and mobility of joints which are otherwise restricted due to any tissue injury caused previously.
Chiropractors: What to expect from treatment
Chiropractors treat the painful part of the body by analyzing family history, a full body examination and carrying out any necessary tests. Once, the diagnosis has been completed, the Chiropractor begins with the treatment plan. A treatment plan is usually based on the diagnosis from a GP or that of the initial assessment findings. This can involve a few minor adjustments in which the doctor manipulates joints to improve quality of motion and range. A doctor can also suggest exercise or a nutritional plan for well-being.
A Chiropractor will aim to:
- Restore functionality
- Prevent further and future injury
- Provide relief from back pain
If you are looking for Chiropractic in Plymouth or Chiropractic in Exeter in the UK and suffer from back pain you are in luck. A Chiropractor has the skill, experience and expertise to help with your back problem and come recommended for treatment with the issue by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE).