Many people come to Lifepath Dental & Wellness inquiring if spinal manipulation is the only answer to relieve aches and pains, particularly in the back and head. Proponents of spinal manipulation therapy (a variety of techniques administered by chiropractors) believe it can bring remarkable improvement in a patient's condition. Through this form of manual therapy, a chiropractor can relieve pain and improve mobility by redirecting abnormal movement of vertebral joints.
What Is Spinal Manipulation Therapy?
Also called "manual therapy", spinal manipulation therapy involves moving and jolting the joints of the spine. This, along with combined treatments of massage, exercise, and physical therapy, can be an excellent treatment regimen.
What Is It Used to Treat?
Our doctors often use spinal manipulation therapy as part of a comprehensive treatment plan to treat the following conditions:
How Does It Work?
Many people who suffer from lower back pain experience muscle spasms that can lead to impaired nerve energy. The goal of spinal manipulation therapy is to improve a patient’s nerve tone, increasing oxygen to the muscles. It generally takes a series of spinal therapy treatments to achieve sustained improvement.
By relieving the pressure on nerves and soft tissue, joint function, and circulation are improved.
Our techniques can help increase your range of motion, reduce muscle tension, and reduce pain.
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms noted above, spinal manipulation therapy may be the right option for you.