Not all pain is caused by obvious injuries like broken bones or cuts. Some pain may stem from the myofascial tissues. These tough membranes are wrapped around your muscles to provide support and connect them to other parts of the body. When myofascial tissue becomes stiff, it may restrict movement inRead more
Along with chiropractic adjustments, your suggested care regimen may also include various therapies designed to aid in your healing and pain reduction. Many therapies are drug-free ways to stimulate affected areas of the body and encourage self-healing. These therapies are often most effective when multiple treatments are administered and are done in conjunction with chiropractic adjustments and supportive lifestyle changes. If you are interested in seeing if chiropractic therapies are right for you, please contact our office!
Most people have used heat at one time to sooth normal aches and pains — such as the use of a hot bath, a heating pad or even an old-fashioned water bottle. Even today, these types of heat therapy play an important role in chiropractic practice to increase circulation and relax the muscles. At theRead more
We rely on electricity every day to light our homes and use appliances. With all its run-of-the-mill uses, you may have never considered that electricity could be used to reduce acute and chronic pain. How is electricity used to lessen pain? Electrotherapy directly blocks pain signals and encouragesRead more
Applying ice after an injury is a common method for reducing pain and swelling. It is especially effective for athletes, who often experience sudden, painful injuries. This type of cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, is used by chiropractors for the same purposes. Types of Cold Therapy Many typesRead more