Injury Clinic of Dallas treats a variety of health conditions, but chiropractic care is most well known for treatment of back and neck pain. particularly with chiropractic adjustment. We also treat a wide variety of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system involving a patients muscles, joints, and ligaments. These conditions often involve nervous system problems that are in a location of the body far from the actual pain. Chiropractic care can also benefit areas of health as well because our body structure can affect overall health and wellness.
A referral is not needed, however, the patient’s insurance plan may require referral in some instances. You may want to contact your insurance plan directly to understand your coverage involving chiropractic care.
Chiropractic treatment is recognized as one of the safest, drug-free, care regimes available for the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and has an excellent safety record. Despite this, no health care method is completely free from adverse consequences. Risks associated with chiropractic are very small, and many patients feel immediate relief. In some patients, there will be some soreness for up to twenty-four hours after treatment, but this is similar to soreness following exercise.
Neck pain and some headaches can be relieved through cervical manipulation, also known as a neck adjustment. This can improve neck mobility, as well as
Chiropractic care is appropriate for children. Children face more impact on their musculoskeletal system in their daily lives than most adults due to the nature of play and higher involvement in sports. At Injury Clinic of Dallas, we tailor care to the individual. Children are no different.
During chiropractic adjustment, the chiropractor uses their hands, or an instrument, to adjust the joints of the body, particularly the spine, to enhance joint function. This often helps resolve joint inflammation and reduces the patient’s pain. Chiropractic manipulation is a highly controlled procedure that rarely causes discomfort. Once again, treatment is crafted to meet the needs of each patient.
The nature of chiropractic care requires that the patient visit the office several times in contrast to care performed by medical doctors which often is conducted mainly at home, such as taking prescription drugs. Chiropractic care is hands-on, which requires patients to be in the office for treatment. In addition, there are many facets to a chiropractic regime that often must be performed over several sessions, such as acute, chronic, and preventative care.
Adjustment of a joint is very similar to when someone cracks their knuckles. The popping sound comes from gas bubbles being released from the change in pressure within the joint. Minimal, if any, discomfort is involved.