Chiropractic or spinal manipulation are terms used to describe the process of spinal adjustment used by chiropractors. This treatment involves “retraining” the spine and the muscles that surround and support it, leading to a healthier, more functional body. A gentle, drug-free, all-natural method; chiropractic has been around for over 100 years.
A chiropractor associated with Complete Injury Management uses spinal manipulation to increase mobility and bring the entire spinal column into balance. The human body is better able to heal itself with a normally functioning spine and healthy nerve system; the goal of all chiropractic care, therefore, is to provide a healthy nerve system and spine. The spine actually governs the nervous system and it controls feeling, movement, and all functions throughout the body. The main chiropractic technique involves manual therapy (this is a gentle, hands-on treatment), including manipulation of the spine and other joints and tissues. Chiropractic treatment may also include therapeutic exercise and health and lifestyle advice.
Chiropractic care is not only effective for lower back pain, headaches, and neck problems; it also is helpful in treating certain arthritic conditions. Care and treatment provided by chiropractors can also reduce pain and swelling that come with joint problems of the elbow, wrist, hip, shoulder, knee, foot, and ankle.
Keeping your spinal column balanced is thought to help improve many areas of your health including the immune system. A healthy immune system increases your ability to resist all sorts of diseases including viral and bacterial infections. Las Vegas Chiropractic care is suitable for those of any age from babies to the very elderly and can be a vital component to your overall health strategy.