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Chiropractic Care and Repetitive Stress Disorder

By Ashley Chapman 

Whether you participate in sports for fun or you work a vigorous job, sometimes repetitive activities or motions can cause injury or discomfort. If you are beginning to feel pain, it is best to seek treatment because you could make the injury worse. Seeing a chiropractor can be a great alternative to using medications or avoid treating the injury. Read more to about repetitive stress disorder and how chiropractic care may help.

What is Repetitive Stress Disorder?

Repetitive stress disorder is an injury that is caused by a motion or activity that is done repeatedly. This can occur in any part of your body; however, there are common places someone might experience this disorder.

Some common types of repetitive stress disorder are:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis

Symptoms of Repetitive Stress Disorder

Some symptoms of this disorder can include:

  • Tenderness
  • Stiffness
  • Cramping
  • Aching
  • Swelling

How Can Chiropractic Care Help?

Chiropractic care can give relief to your pain and offer an alternative to over-the-counter medications. When it comes to treating pain and discomfort, medications can offer temporary relief but chiropractic care offers long-term relief.

Chiropractors use adjustments to help with joint restrictions or spine misalignments that may be causing your stress disorder. Adjustments also help with reducing inflammation that has been caused by the stress that also can improve your range of motion and pain levels.

Benefits of Chiropractic Care

It is important to know that chiropractors are not only beneficial to help with current pain and discomfort, but also for long-term health benefits. Working with a chiropractor, they will be able to give you stretches and movements you can do at home to improve your joint mobility. As well, chiropractors can offer solutions for your work or hobbies to help avoid further stressing your joints and spine.

If you are experiencing repetitive stress disorder, here are some more benefits from visiting a chiropractor:

  • Increase in flexibility
  • Decrease in pain
  • Decrease in inflammation
  • Increase range of motion

First Visit

When you visit The Joint Chiropractic, know that it is a personalized experience for every patient. Your initial exam will allow the chiropractor to offer the treatments that will be best for you. It is also an opportunity to share any concerns you have or ask questions.

For more information about chiropractic care, check The Joint Chiropractic.  There are many options for walk-in visits and the pricing makes seeing a chiropractor more affordable! Chiropractors not only care about your pain, but also about you living a healthy lifestyle.

To learn more about your health, wellness and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Jose, Calif.

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