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    March's Chiropractic Tip: Chiropractic and Soft Tissue Therapy

    As patients today are experiencing more inflammatory processes due to stress, diet, lifestyle and other triggers, Central Chiropractic turns to soft tissue (muscles, ligaments and tendons) mobilization through therapeutic devices and exercises to help treat chronic pain.

    Pain in the nerve fibers, tissues, muscles, ligaments, fascia and tendons can cause a patient to experience pain or restricted motion in the spine.

    Without treating soft tissues, the same painful condition in the joints of the body can be experienced over and over again...meaning patients experience relief after a procedure, only to have the pain return in a matter of days. Treatment time and visits can often be decreased by searching for the functional “why” instead. For example, the “what” or diagnosis is neck misalignment that won’t heal with traditional chiropractic treatment recommendations such as adjustments with ice or heat at home, but as we dig deeper into the muscle interactions, we find that this problem could be related to chronically spasmed back muscles that cause the neck to turn to one side incorrectly.

    When you consider the fact that all our muscles are connected somehow by the skeletal system, it’s easy then to understand how chronic pain could actually be caused by a problem elsewhere, with far-reaching functional implications to the skeletal system.

    Tools such as electro-stimulation, therapeutic ultrasound, intersegmental traction, and exercise can assist chiropractors speed up the treatment process. 

    Once the “why” has been identified, these tools can then help patients recover faster by implementing tissue proliferation and boosting blood flow to the area, resulting not just in pain relief but also increased range of motion. That is an important distinction, particularly for the active person who wants to be able to participate fully in his or her sport or activity of choice.

    At your next visit with Dr. Spell at Central Chiropractic, be sure to ask about the benefits of therapeutic devices and might be the key to fast and long lasting health for your condition!

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    Chiropractor therapy is more effective now and can apply to cure some chronic pain. I wish the procedure will be easy and give long lasting relief.

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