Joint & Knee Pain Q & A
Why Does Knee Pain Occur?
Knee pain is common in many Americans, possibly due to the fact that there are so many causes for this condition. With everything ranging from arthritis to fractures, a torn meniscus, ACL injuries, and so much more, joints and knees are easily subject to pain. You may find that the only way that you can get relief from pain is rest.
Aside from pain, you may also be experiencing swelling, stiffness, limited
A herniated disc is another common cause of lower back pain, which can also cause sciatica. Essentially, when this happens, nerve roots in your lower spine become compressed, causing a pain and numbness to travel through that part of the back. Prolonged sitting can worsen the situation, which is why there are so many office workers who suffer from pain in their lower back.
When is Chiropractic Treatment Needed?
Fortunately, chiropractic treatment can provide you with a non-invasive solution to your lower back problems. If you suffer from limited mobility, have constant pain, and/or periods of severe muscle spasms, you could benefit from Dr. Clayman’s professional chiropractic services.
What Will My Treatment Plan Consists Of?
Spinal manipulation, or spinal adjustment, aims to correct the position of your spine so that the irritability or surrounding nerves is reduced. By relieving the nerves of your lower back from this pressure, you may find that your pain is reduced and your mobility is restored. Massage therapy, neuromuscular re-education, rehabilitative therapy, intersegmental traction and at home stretching and strengthening programs are often also incorporated into treatment protocol to provide a holistic approach to healing.
What Can I Expect For My First Adjustment?
Admittedly, it can be a little intimidating to go to your first adjustment if you don’t know what to expect. Prior to any treatment, a thorough consultation, examination, and often x-rays are performed to pinpoint the underlying cause of your condition and to determine if chiropractic care is right for you. To learn more about spinal adjustments for lower back pain, and what your treatment plan might look like, contact Roxbury Spine and Wellness Clinic.
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