It is well known that chiropractic care offers a number of benefits for those individuals who suffer with headaches, lower back pain, and the pain commonly associated with vehicular accidents including whiplash. From the standpoint of health care cost-effectiveness and medical costs, chiropractors helps to alleviate these issues according to recent research that was conducted by a San Diego company known as ASHP, Inc. This company provides health insurance to employers for covering acupuncture and chiropractic care. There 1.7 million individuals involved in the study – 700,000 had insurance, 1 million did not.
Treatment Of Whiplash – In December of 2009, “Medical News Today” defined whiplash, and any disorders associated with it, as a combination of injuries that typically involves extreme backward bending or hyperextension of the neck. Whiplash is a common result of vehicular rear-end collisions where the neck is forced to move more than its normal range of motion. This causes the ligaments, muscles, and tendons of the neck to over-stretch. Over-stretching can also cause micro-tears in the tissue so inflammation, pain and swelling typically results.
The treatment of pain in the central nervous and musculoskeletal systems (defined by the ACA or American Chiropractic Association) is known as chiropractic care. The majority of people that visit chiropractors on a regular basis do so for the treatment of injuries resulting from auto accidents, sports, preventative reasons or sometimes just for wellness purposes. The most common conditions that can be treated through chiropractic care include headaches attributed to muscle tension, lower back pain, and whiplash. This post will cover the topic of treatment for lower back pain.
Chiropractic and chiropractic care is a health care and medical profession that focuses on the treatment of pain in the central nervous and musculoskeletal systems (defined by the ACA or American Chiropractic Association). The majority of the individuals who visit chiropractors on a regular basis do so for the treatment of injuries resulting from auto accidents and sports as well as for preventative and wellness reasons. The most common conditions that can be treated through chiropractic care include headaches attributed to muscle tension, lower back pain, and whiplash. Today we are going to cover the treatment of headaches and/or migraines.
Recently a chiropractic patient wrote in and shared their recommendation for their favorite chiropractor. This patient was experiencing leg pain and shoulder pain and he needed maintenance alignment on his back. He had injured his shoulder recently. The patient sought out Dr. Paul Curcio of Chiropractic Family Health Centre. Dr. Paul interviewed the patient for quite some time to get background information on the problems he was experiencing before recommending any treatments. X-rays were used to ensure that nothing was overlooked and that there were not any hidden injuries.
Back pain is one of the most common health conditions in the country. Millions of people cope with low back pain, sciatica, nerve pain, neck pain, and more each day. It’s also one of the few issues that modern medicine has trouble treating. The modern medicine options usually involve masking the pain with painkillers, reduce swelling with muscle relaxants, or try to prevent the flare ups from occurring again. If you’d rather not deal with expensive, dangerous, and habit forming drugs, then another option would be to seek out chiropractic treatment. For many, it’s the solution they wish they would have taken advantage of sooner.
While the area around our nation’s capital is famous for the many historical sites like Arlington National Cemetery or even the Pentagon, it’s equally notorious for some of the worst bottlenecks and traffic in the entire country. That combination of population density and horrible traffic often leads to auto accidents of varying severity.
The Northern Virginia area is home to a number of things. It’s the location of some of the nation’s most well-known historical sites, for starters. Locations like Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery are important stops for any history buff. But many people don’t realize that the area is also among the wealthiest in the nation, with a very high concentration of people earning well above the national average. And while that vast amount of wealth can make life much more comfortable, it can’t help you escape from pain. Rich and poor alike will likely suffer back pain over their life, with up to eighty percent of people expected to experience it in some form.
There are nearly 2.6 million people in the Northern Virginia area. It’s also home to some of the most horrendous traffic in the nation, with six of the worst bottlenecks in America. The Washington D.C. metro area alone is widely considered to have the absolute worst traffic in the country. Traffic jams are common, and [...]