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Chiropractic medicine tips and resources
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    jasonalonzo is offline New Member
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    Chiropractic medicine along with alternative medicine aims to treat and prevent disorders involving the neuromusculoskeletal system and its side effects. It may involve also the manipulative therapy of spine from top to bottom and the use of devices deemed to assist in therapy. Devices can be chairs, accessories and tables.
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    danielfife530 is offline New Member
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    hi,
    If you are interested in the treatment you have quite a few options.
    There are some things to keep in mind as you choose a chiropractor or while looking for information pertaining to this. First consider the sort of difficulties being treated and make sure that it is within the scope of this practice. Next, if visiting a practitioner, be sure they are licensed, and it may be helpful to look at reviews of specific chiropractors. This field is regulated and individuals practicing should have completed the relevant courses or apprenticeships to satisfaction.

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    I think he just wanted to share his view about chiropractic. To make this thread better, i got more info about this topic.

    Chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative treatments, the theory being that proper alignment of the body's musculoskeletal structure, particularly the spine, will enable the body to heal itself without surgery or medication. Manipulation is used to restore mobility to joints restricted by tissue injury caused by a traumatic event, such as falling, or repetitive stress, such as sitting without proper back support.

    Chiropractic is primarily used as a pain relief alternative for muscles, joints, bones, and connective tissue, such as cartilage, ligaments, and tendons. It is sometimes used in conjunction with conventional medical treatment.

    What Are the Benefits and Risks of Chiropractic Care?

    Spinal manipulation and chiropractic care is generally considered a safe, effective treatment for acute low back pain, the type of sudden injury that results from moving furniture or getting tackled. Acute back pain, which is more common than chronic pain, lasts no more than six weeks and typically gets better on its own.

    Research has also shown chiropractic to be helpful in treating neck pain and headaches. In addition, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia may respond to the moderate pressure used both by chiropractors and practitioners of deep tissue massage.

    Studies have not confirmed the effectiveness of prolotherapy or sclerotherapy for pain relief, used by some chiropractors, osteopaths, and medical doctors, to treat chronic back pain, the type of pain that may come on suddenly or gradually and lasts more than three months. The therapy involves injections such as sugar water or anesthetic in hopes of strengthening the ligaments in the back.

    People who have osteoporosis, spinal cord compression, or inflammatory arthritis, or who take blood-thinning medications should not undergo spinal manipulation. In addition, patients with a history of cancer should first obtain clearance from their medical doctor before undergoing spinal manipulation.

    All treatment is based on an accurate diagnosis of your back pain. The chiropractor should be well informed regarding your medical history, including ongoing medical conditions, current medications, traumatic/surgical history, and lifestyle factors. Although rare, there have been cases in which treatment worsened a herniated or slipped disc, or neck manipulation resulted in stroke or spinal cord injury. To be safe, always inform your primary health care provider whenever you use chiropractic or other pain relief alternatives.

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