Categories for Chiropractic Care

Can I Adjust Myself?

April 25, 2019

One of the questions we most commonly receive from people interested in learning more about our chiropractic services is whether they can attempt to perform their own adjustments, or have someone else do so for them. The answer here is quite simple, and important: no. Doing so can be highly dangerous. All chiropractic adjustments must be performed by a professional chiropractor in Naples, FL with the proper training and experience to do so. These adjustments require specific types of forces applied in specific directions at a specific location and spinal joint. Not only is it nearly impossible for one to... View Article

Why Did the ER Refer Me to a Chiropractor Rather Than Treating Me?

April 19, 2019

It is not unusual for emergency room patients who have been in auto accidents to be referred out to a chiropractor rather than to receive treatment from the ER physician. But why exactly does this occur? Generally, it is the ER’s responsibility to stabilize patients when they’re in emergency situations, not to provide them with ongoing treatment. When we’re specifically looking at auto accident scenarios, it is common for the body to have its muscles tense up and become rigid during the impact, which puts the skeletal system at a higher risk of becoming misaligned. This, in turn, causes increased... View Article

Why Does It Take Multiple Visits to a Chiropractor to Fix the Problem in My Back?

April 5, 2019

For most people, pain in the back will begin to recede after several visits to a chiropractor. But even then, that does not necessarily mean your problem has been fully corrected. Research indicates that after being adjusted, you’ll only hold that alignment for 24 to 48 hours, at least at first. It takes a series of spinal adjustment sessions to retrain your spine to remain in its normal position. Why exactly is this? The primary reason is that the structures that support the spine (those being the tendons, muscles, discs, ligaments, etc.) can take months or even years to properly... View Article

I Have Neck Pain, But I’m Afraid of Having My Bones Cracked—Is Chiropractic Care Safe?

February 8, 2019

There are many common misconceptions about the nature of chiropractic care that deter people from seeking safe, targeted and holistic treatment. Understanding the way that chiropractors approach healthcare, and the types of treatments that they are and are not able to offer, can help you decide if chiropractic treatment is right for you and your healthcare concerns. If you’re experiencing neck pain in Naples, FL, there are a number of chiropractic treatments that may benefit you. For starters, it’s important to note that chiropractors don’t “crack bones.” Instead, chiropractors “adjust” nerve function and the spinal column to align the body’s... View Article

Can Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy Help Avert Breech Presentation?

February 8, 2019

There are any number of potential complications that people may encounter as a pregnancy nears full term. It’s only natural for pregnant women to want to do everything in their power to ensure that they’re able to mitigate potential problems and deliver their baby in a healthy, safe and relatively uneventful manner. Working with a trusted chiropractor in Naples, FL is often the best way to help your delivery be smooth and seamless. One of the most serious issues that can manifest as a pregnancy nears term is called breech presentation. This occurs when the baby doesn’t turn its head... View Article

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