Doctors of Chiropractic may assess patients through clinical examination, including: biomechanical, orthopedic and neurological assessment as well as diagnostic imaging to determine how and when Chiropractic treatment is appropriate. Health Quest in Kamloops offers Chiropractic assessments and care, which may include: adjustments, stretches and exercises and education for acute injuries, chronic pain and general health maintenance. Biomechanical, orthopedic and neurological assessments are available to develop individual treatment plans and rehabilitation programs. Safe and specific Chiropractic adjustments are delivered to provide biomechanical improvement and reduce neurological dysfunction for a variety of conditions which may include the typical neck or back pain, headaches that people consider Chiropractic conditions. But we also provide relief from various conditions most people would not consider Chiropractic care for, such as: ribs, shoulders, foot pain, ankle sprains, Plantar Fasciitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, etc.
Chiropractic Adjustments Are Essential
Spinal joints that are not in proper alignment may cause nerve impingement or muscle dysfunction, imbalance. Chiropractic adjustments improve joint alignment, which reduces nervous system disruption, improves range of motion and muscle strength. Thus reducing pain, improving function to expedite recovery and preventing further injury.
Many people have misconceptions about Chiropractic care and the adjustments used to adjust the spine. There are many techniques available to implement Chiropractic care so it’s likely that your Kamloops Chiropractor can find a technique within your comfort to give you the results you want. Some techniques may use small instruments (activator) to make small, specific adjustments in sensitive areas such as the neck or ribs. Other techniques may include modified manipulative therapy, stretching and breathing to reduce the amount of force required to complete the adjustment.
Adjustments are done to establish proper function and relieve pain. This allows the body to heal quickly and properly. Depending on the type of injury; relief may be immediate, but recovery to re-establish stability may take longer and require specific stretches or exercises.
Most patients report a sense of relief, wellbeing and ease after their treatment. After all, if adjustments weren’t effective, our patients wouldn’t return for the multiple visits needed to regain their vitality!
Everyone, including newborns, infants, children, seniors and even back surgery patients can get adjusted. Naturally, adjustments are tailored to your body size, age or particular complaint; taking any physical issues into account for your safety.
Find out for yourself by scheduling a no-obligation consultation to discuss your health concerns with our Kamloops Chiropractor.