A Quick Guide to Chiropractic
This spine related problems are root to many disabilities. Chiropractic is an alternative treatment to spine problems which emphasize on disorders of nervous and Muscoskeletal systems. It is considered to be a better substitute than use of treatment involving conventional drugs and other surgeries.
Chiropractors diagnose and treat a disease using ‘spinal manipulation’; i.e. restoring of joints by applying an adequate amount of force on the joints injures which is unable to move.
Why Choose Chiropractic
Chiropractic is believed to be beneficial as compared to conventional treatment. It can be used to treat following disorders:-
- Low and Back Pain
- Colic and Ear Infections
- Nervous disorders
- Scoliosis and many more….
Treatment Using Chiropractic
Treatment methods using Chiropractic has proved to be a boon in the field of medical science.
- Activator Method: It is a feasible method for treating chronic back pain, neck pain and headaches. The basic principle is to deliver an adequate amount o f force to a spine using ‘Activator Adjusting Instrument’ so as to position the spine.
- Graston Technique: This technique is used for treating stretched soft tissues or ligaments and tendons. It is assisted by soft tissue instruments which identifies the affected areas and break or massage the scar tissue or reducing the restriction on the tissues by stretching it.
- Spinal Decompression Therapy (non surgical decompression): Almost all of us face problems related to back and neck; sciatica, migraine or cervical. This therapy will give you an abiding comfort without any discomfort during the treatment. It functions by creating a pressure on the disc so that the healing nutrients may inject into the disc.
- Spinal Manipulation Techniques: This technique is used to restore or enhance the functioning of joints which gets inflamed during injuries or accidents. This technique is the simplest technique and does not have any complications. Chiropractors use their hands to apply a sudden force on the affected joints body being in a specific posture. It is also called as ‘High Velocity Low Amplitude’ thrust.
- Spinal Mobilization Technique: This technique is a unit of the HVLA but is applied depending on the patient’s size and comfort to mobilize the joints using slow movement.
It has following three techniques:
- Toggle drop or Crossed hands
- Cox Flexion distraction
- Activator method