A lot of times when a patient experiences back pain they discover that a long with it comes headaches. The reason for this is that the spine might be misaligned and this can cause a lot of stress on the back and the rest of the body. Tacoma Chiropractor offers a variety of treatments to help alleviate some of this stress and pain.
The patient that comes in with headaches and perhaps back problems, will be seen by the chiropractor and given a full exam so that they can see exactly where the problem might be and what might be also triggering the headaches that the patient is also experiencing. Once the problem area has been determined, then the type of treatment can be prescribed to the patient.
Depending upon what the exact problem is, will dictate what type of technique will be used in the treatment of the patient. There are a variety of different techniques offered to help the entire body regain overall wellness.
Should it be discovered that it’s the spine that is the culprit in causing the headaches, due to a misalignment of the spine, the chiropractor will more than likely decide to do what is called a manual adjustment. Which is a hands on, physical technique that not only helps to alleviate pain in the area but also other pain that is related to the misaligned spine. It also is a very good way to help the joints function better.
Important also, is nutrition. Nutrition is not only important for the bones, joints, muscles, etc. But; also important in the fact that poor nutrition can help contribute to headaches. Should the chiropractor decide that the patient would benefit from nutritional counseling, he might then offer specific nutritional recommendations that are based upon the patient’s nutritional assessment.
Another that is found to help the body’s overall wellness, including ridding oneself of headaches, is therapeutic exercise. Therapeutic exercise combined with chiropractic care and nutritional counseling will ensure the patient of a more balanced lifestyle, that will in the end, create a healthier patient overall.
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November 25 2009 03:28 am | Alternative Medicine