Categories for Chiropractic

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

I Hear Popping and Clicking in My Neck—Is This Normal?

February 8, 2019

I Hear Popping and Clicking in My Neck—Is This Normal? Too many people assume that the pops, cracks and clicks they hear in their neck are simply a normal part of the aging process, or an unavoidable part of human existence. Unfortunately, however, pops and cracks in the neck are far from normal. In fact, they’re often symptoms of more serious conditions affecting the spine or central nervous system. The neck is one of the most important components of the body and of the central nervous system; neck pain is a serious problem that should never be overlooked. Fortunately, it... View Article

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