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Different Types of Pain that Chiropractic Can Treat

By Lexi Herrin

Chiropractic treats conditions related to your body's structure and the goal is to improve body function and relieve pain without the use of medication. Chiropractors treat a variety of different things but there are still several things that they treat more often than others. Some of the more common types of pain that chiropractors can treat are arm, shoulder, leg, back, and neck pain along with several other types of pain.

Arm, Shoulder and Leg Pain

Typically when people think about chiropractic, people think about neck and back pain and how chiropractors treat it. Some other fairly common types of pain that chiropractors treat include arm, shoulder, and leg pain. Some of the most common pains include a condition called frozen shoulder and another condition called osteoarthritis. After a few weeks of chiropractic treatment, pain and discomfort can be overcome. Chiropractors may also show you stretches that you can do at your own home to help the pain go away faster, and help with mobility.

Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek out chiropractic treatment. Research finds that spinal manipulation often focuses on the lower back. People who have low back pain often find more relief with chiropractors rather than going to the family doctor. Chiropractic is also a noninvasive treatment that can help relieve your pain without pharmaceuticals.

Neck Pain

Chiropractors also treat several patients suffering from neck pain. Neck pain can often be treated with neck manipulations, or adjustments. If you have neck pain that is not caused by an injury, it may respond better to regular chiropractic. Chiropractors may combine regular chiropractic care with stretches and exercises that can help relieve you of neck pain that may even work better than pain medications. Chiropractic can also help with whiplash, a type of neck sprain that often results from a jarring motion, such as car accident, and causes stiffness in the neck. Along with chiropractic treatments, stretches, and exercises, chiropractors may also show you how to properly apply ice and heat to reduce swelling and muscle spasms. 

Chiropractic can treat several different types of pain. Some of those include arm, shoulder, leg, back, and neck pain. If you are looking for a way to treat your pain, find out more from your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic. They've got walk-in visits, extended hours, and affordable prices without the hassle of insurance. If you are concerned about your family's health, find out more at The Joint Chiropractic today.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Baton Rouge, La.

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