Chiropractic physical therapy in Raleigh, NC is used to assist in the healing of a large number of conditions including back pain, neck pain, headaches, surgery recovery, sports injuries, car accident injury recovery, muscle tension, sprains and strains and other musculoskeletal conditions.
Benefits of Chiropractic Physical Therapy In Raleigh
– Increased recovery time from injuries
-Potentially longer-lasting results from treatment
– Quicker recovery times
– Better patient management of symptoms at home
– Better patient outcomes
Chiropractic Physical Therapy in Raleigh is recommended for a number of conditions and illnesses. Some of the conditions it is recommended for include: back pain, neck pain, arthritis, TMJD, degenerative disc disease, muscle spasms, insomnia, fibromyalgia and many others. Physical Therapy is an excellent way to help the body heal and recover from musculoskeletal dysfunctions.
Types of Chiropractic Physical Therapy
Therapeutic strengthening exercises- We believe optimal physical recovery requires strengthening of weak muscles.
Therapeutic stretching exercises – We believe optimal recovery of musculoskeletal conditions requires stretching of tight and hypertonic muscles.
Electrical muscular stimulation – EMS is used for pain control and rehabilitation purposes.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) certifies and releases EMS devices into two broad categories: over-the counter devices (OTC), and prescription devices. OTC devices are marketable only for muscle toning; prescription devices can only be purchased with a medical prescription for therapy and should be used under supervision of an authorized practitioner, for the following uses:
- Relaxation of muscle spasms;
- Prevention or retardation of disuse atrophy;
- Increasing local blood circulation;
- Muscle re-education;
- Immediate post-surgical stimulation of calf muscles to prevent venous thrombosis;
- Maintaining or increasing range of motion
Ultrasound therapy — Ultrasound is a therapeutic modality that has been used by physical therapists since the 1940s. Some conditions treated with ultrasound in a chiropractic setting include tendonitis, non-acute joint swelling, muscle spasm, degenerative disc disease, non-acute sprains or strains, bursitis, sciatica, fibromyalgia, whiplash, cervicogenic headaches.
Traction therapy-Traction therapy is a non-surgical alternative for disc related syndromes of the lumbar and cervical spine. Traction therapy may be indicated or bulging or herniated discs, low back pain, a pinched nerve, sciatica, neck pain, degenerative disk disease, spinal arthritis or a variety of symptoms related to damaged or degenerative discs. This gentle, non-surgical therapy can provide lower back pain relief, sciatica pain relief, neck pain relief, relief from nerve pain and numbness in hands and legs, and is a state-of-the-art therapy for neck pain relief, bulging or degenerative disc disease, and lumbar pain.
Manual Therapy– Myofascial trigger points, also known as trigger points, are hyperirritable spots in the fascia surrounding skeletal muscles. They are associated with palpable nodules or “knots” in taut bands of muscle fibers. Fascia is a thin, tough, skin like tissue that connects muscle together. Fascia has a high number of pain fibers and nerves that when inflamed from tightness or injury can lead to ongoing pain and dysfunction. In many these “trigger points” and myofascial disorders may cause ongoing musculoskeletal pain that needs to be addressed. We refer to this as myofascial disorders. breaking up the trigger points manually by hand or hand held machine. Your Chiropractor may press in and massage tender points and knots in your muscle with by hand or with a special machine while attempting to stretch inflamed, tight and sore fascia and muscles that are causing dysfunction and pain
You may be a candidate for chiropractic care. Should you or a loved one require consultation, please contact our office.
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