Chiropractic care has been used for centuries as a method of natural health care that primarily uses spinal adjustments to help restore vital informational pathways within the body to promote pain relief and natural healing. Chiropractic care is a holistic, non-medical, integrated approach to overall physical and emotional wellness that can help patients avoid the need for prescription medications and surgery. Our Grand Rapids chiropractor team has years of experience in helping every client receive the maximum benefits of chiropractic care using a variety of techniques including chiropractic adjustments.
The primary techniques used by our chiropractor in Grand Rapids are manual spinal adjustments that are designed to apply specific force to areas of the spine that are out of alignment. Even one misaligned vertebra in the spinal column can prohibit proper neural transmissions between the organs and the nervous system. These help process pain receptors and activate the body’s healing mechanisms, so under our care patients are much likely to heal more quickly and experience less pain naturally. In addition to chiropractic adjustments, our chiropractic care in Grand Rapids also includes:
• Physiotherapy techniques such as cryotherapy, moist heat, electric muscle stimulation, ultrasound therapy and cold laser treatments.
• Bio-mechanical techniques such as traction for lower lumbar injuries.
• Corrective exercises to help promote strengthening and conditioning.
• Lifestyle and nutritional advice.
• Massage therapy.
Using these non-invasive treatment therapies, our Grand Rapids chiropractor team treats an array of surprising acute and chronic conditions. However, here are the most common complaints our patients seek chiropractic care for.
Back pain is the most common debilitating condition of the musculoskeletal system that can be sourced by any number of situations. Acute back pain is often due to overuse, muscle strains, heavy lifting, job or hobby related repetitious motions, accidents or congenital and/or degenerative disorders. However, lower back pain is particularly debilitating especially in cases involving herniated discs or spinal subluxations.
Neck pain and shoulder pain can make daily life challenging. The neck is the most complicated part of the spinal column, and controls the neural paths to the brain and arms. Many neck injuries are due to looking down at screens (called text neck) or from whiplash from auto accidents or carnival rides.
Here at The Chiropractic Doctors, our chiropractor in Grand Rapids is a headache and migraine specialist. We can help identify the root cause of your head pain through a series of tests and consultations to get an accurate diagnosis. Spinal misalignments have been shown to correlate to headaches, and such patients often report relief after a simple adjustment.
Injuries resulting from auto accidents can be devastating, and certain conditions may take several days or weeks to appear in the form of pain. We have an extensive network of specialists to help get you the best treatment possible, and our team is happy to work with attorneys and other representatives serving your interests during the course of your treatment.
If you’re hurt on the job due to faulty equipment, a slip-and-fall accident, repetitious motions or other type of duty, we can help you understand the legal guidelines as assigned by The Department of Labor and Industry. We’ll give you the best care possible to minimize the stress you’re likely already under after an on-the-job injury.
Sports injuries can happen on any level of play, and it’s wise to get treatment as soon as possible for smooth healing. We treat injuries such as tennis elbow, torn rotator cuffs, ACL/MCL injuries, strains, sprains, runner’s knee, foot conditions and much more.
We have a series of blog posts on how chiropractic care can help with injuries.
Are you in need of chiropractic care in Grand Rapids or Forest Hills? Contact us at 616-432-3103 today to schedule a consultation.