Chiropractic

April 9th, 2020

Chiropractic is the practice of treating musculoskeletal pain and injuries without the use of drugs or surgery. A common treatment used by chiropractors is the adjustment or manipulation of joints in the body. When a chiropractor adjusts a joint he/she performs a small but quick impulse to the desired area, and you will occasionally hear a popping sound.

 

Every joint in your body is surrounded by little nerves that trace back up into the spinal cord and into the brain. When a chiropractor adjusts a joint it stimulates those little nerves to release neurotransmitters that help decrease pain. Those nerves also send a signal to the brain giving us better awareness of that specific body part. This is helpful when treating different types of musculoskeletal pain and injuries because just about every common condition involves a joint i.e. back pain, neck pain, headaches, plantar fasciitis, shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.

 

BENEFITS OF CHIROPRACTIC

  • Chiropractic seeks to treat the root cause of your complaint, not just put a bandage on the symptoms. This ensures lasting results.
  • Chiropractic is a safe, evidence-based treatment option for back pain, headaches, neck pain, and more!
  • Sankey combines chiropractic care with dry needling, functional movement training, acupuncture, laser therapy, and myofascial release to provide relief from a wide range of complaints.
  • Lower cost and greater satisfaction. ‚ÄúSpinal, hip, and shoulder pain patients had clinically similar pain relief, greater satisfaction levels, and lower overall cost if they initiated care with chiropractors.‚ÄĚ

 

 CHIROPRACTIC MYTHS

‚ÄúThe bones in my back are out of place, and I need to get re-aligned.‚ÄĚ

Joints are supposed to move and be exposed to various positions. The bones in your spine will never be perfectly aligned, and that is okay, because your spine is dynamic. Sometimes those joints are not moving enough, and that is where chiropractic adjustments come to play. It’s like putting grease on a stuck door hinge.

 

‚ÄúChiropractic is dangerous.‚ÄĚ

Chiropractic is one of the safest, drug-free, non-invasive therapies for neuromusculoskeletal pain and injuries. Soreness following an adjustment happens occasionally but is not long lasting. Serious complications are extremely rare and can usually be avoided by a thorough consultation and exam. At TruMotion Therapy, Dr. Sankey spends an hour with each new patient to ensure that person is a good fit for chiropractic care. Each treatment is tailored to the specific needs of each patient.

 

‚ÄúI’m going to get put on a long treatment plan.‚ÄĚ

Our goal is to get you out of pain and give you the tools you need to remain that way. As much as we love to see your smiling face everyday, we like to get you better and on your way as quickly as possible. That being said, health is a process. It takes time and commitment to achieve. From the moment you walk in the door for the first time, we are a team working together! Once out of pain and moving properly, many patients chose to come in for occasional tune-ups. We love that kind of motivation!

 

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