A Closer Look at Chiropractic Care Treatments

A Closer Look at Chiropractic Care Treatments

If you’re experiencing pain, you owe it to yourself to try chiropractic care treatments for pain relief. Chiropractic care helps alleviate and prevent pain without drugs, surgery, or invasive medical procedures.

Chiropractic is a safe, effective therapy for a range of pain conditions, including back and neck pain, joint pain, arm and leg pain, shoulder pain, and headaches, to name just a few.

At Atlas Health Center in San Francisco, California, our chiropractic care providers help our patients feel better without major medical treatment. However, despite its potential advantages, patients sometimes don’t realize how beneficial chiropractic care could be for them.

Our providers are happy to give you a closer look at chiropractic care treatments, including what they are, how they help, and what you can expect from treatment. Read on to learn about how chiropractic care could help you.

How chiropractic care works

During a chiropractic appointment, your chiropractor performs what’s known as a “spinal adjustment.” This refers to the adjustment of the vertebrae, or small bones, that make up your spine.

Accidents, poor posture, trauma, age, and other impacts can lead to what’s referred to as subluxations, or dislocations, of your vertebrae. Subluxations can cause pain, tightness, and discomfort. During a spinal adjustment, your chiropractor reduces vertebral subluxation by restoring your spine’s normal, natural alignment.

Focusing on pain relief

Chiropractic care targets pain and other symptoms caused by dysfunctional vertebrae alignment. For example, a misaligned spine could cause nerve pain and muscle pain.

Spinal misalignment is a major cause of back pain, which is the number one cause of disability worldwide and a condition that affects approximately 80% of adults at some point in their lives, according to the American Chiropractic Association.

Once your spine is returned to healthy alignment, your body can bring about a self-healing that results in a reduction of pain and a return to normal function.

Benefits of chiropractic care

To perform a spinal adjustment, your chiropractor uses their hands or gentle chiropractic tools to shift your vertebrae back into place. Some of the benefits that can come about with chiropractic care include:

Relieve your pain with chiropractic care

Don’t wait any longer to receive chiropractic care for your pain. The chiropractors at Atlas Health Center specialize in helping you feel better fast. We also recommend whatever other treatments that could help ease your symptoms, including acupuncture, trigger point injections, and/or medication management.

To schedule an acupuncture treatment or consultation, call our San Francisco, California, office at 415-549-0555, or book an appointment online now.

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