What is a Chiropractor/Chiropractic?

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It is believed that a chiropractor doesn’t have to attend medical-related courses and training to prove that they are good at what they do. On the contrary, chiropractors have to go through 4 years of undergraduate 8 years of higher education before a chiropractor is fully licensed. At the end of our chiropractic practice, chiropractors graduate just like any other person in the medical fraternity.

If you’re looking for an auto accident injury doctor, you’ve come to the right place. Chiropractors generally perform their work through manual spinal manipulation along with other treatments. Since the perfect alignment of the body’s musculoskeletal structure, especially the spine, is necessary, chiropractors will ensure the body goes back to normal without going through medical surgery or any other medications whatsoever. At the end of the therapy, chiropractors maximize the mobility to your joints restricted by an injury caused by auto accident including falling, or poor sitting posture.

What are common conditions Chiropractors treat?

Back Pain

It involves pain on your lower back, middle back, and upper back, and neck pain. Consequently, this might cause major nerve or muscular problems, degenerative disc infections, and arthritis. Apart from our regular therapies, this pain can be relieved using main relievers. But, you will still need to come back to us for further advice.

Neck pain

If you are involved in a car crash, poor sleep, arthritis, older age, and degenerative disc tissue, then your head and neck are the most vulnerable. If you don’t put any safety measures, these two parts could easily get damaged. During a manual manipulation, chiropractors will place great emphasis on these two parts to ensure they are in good working condition.

Migraines and headaches

If you experience migraines and headaches, chiropractors will place major emphasis on the spine, neck, and head. As a result, your posture of the head will be effectively restored thus relieving you of the pressure and tension on the nerves.

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

This involves pain while sleeping or trouble when chewing food properly. This is can be managed by adjustments and neck therapies that correct [posture of the neck and jaw.

How do chiropractors treat these conditions?

Once you book an appointment with an experienced chiropractor, they will take x-rays to determine the magnitude of damage of the car crash on your neck or spine. You may not notice the extent of the signs and symptoms at first, so it is prudent to go for an x-ray. In case of a whiplashrelated injury, you may start experiencing frequent headaches, shoulder pain, drowsiness, numbness, and arm pain, since a speed of2-3 miles per hour is enough to subject you to this torture.


It has come to our attention that most individuals experience bouts of whiplash injuries the first instance. You might start to feel headaches, shoulder pain, dizziness, muscle numbness, and minor back injuries. Some people may not experience these effects right away, but this is an indication of a disaster waiting to happen in the near future. To be on the safe side, they will take you through spinal manipulation which is a good non-pharmacological therapy.

How safe are Chiropractic therapies?

Just like any other therapy, chiropractors take our patients through the counseling process so that they can understand what they are about to go through to get healed. They may experience side effects such as

  • Discomfort in areas manipulated
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches

The above side effects are supposed to wear off in within 24 hours of spinal manipulation. Inform us if you are currently suffering from the following physical conditions:

  • Bone inflammations
  • Broken bones
  • Inflamed Joints
  • Circulation problems
  • Diseases of the nervous system

When you treat any injury right away, you are providing your body with the best weapon to heal and recover easily.  Chiropractors will help put your spine in line and put your body in the recovery process almost immediately. Lean on us to relieve your pain, provide exercise that can be equated to physical therapy for injuries and give you nutritional advice to help in the healing process.

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