Find out the many responsibilities of a chiropractor and how they can help your aches and pain.
Most people, if not all, are going to deal with a symptom or ailment that can be managed by one of our Urbana, Gaithersburg, Potomac and Clarksburg MD chiropractors. It’s amazing how much chiropractic care can help countless patients feel better and improve their physical and mental wellbeing. Maybe you don’t know a lot about us and what we can do for you, but isn’t it time you did?
What is a chiropractor?
We are health care professionals that specialize in diagnosing and treating neuromuscular disorders (even though we don’t limit ourselves to just dealing with issues of the nervous system and musculoskeletal system) through spinal adjustments and manipulations. The goals of chiropractic care are to reduce pain while improving functionality and movement in each and every patient. We can also educate you on ways to improve your body through exercise, therapy, and ergonomics.
What are some issues you handle?
We use nonsurgical treatment options to treat a variety of conditions, including:
- Neck and back pain
- Foot pain
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Shoulder tendonitis
- Tennis elbow
- Herniated disc
- Work-related injuries
- Leg pain/sciatica
- Arthritis-related pain
- Sports and automobile injuries
What should I expect when I see a chiropractor for the first time?
Our examinations are very similar to any medical exam. We will discuss the symptoms you are having, your medical history, and discuss your goals for treatment. Then we will perform a thorough physical examination to test the movement and health of the spine. Depending on the type of condition you dealing with, we may also recommend X-rays.
What are the services you offer?
Here are some of the most common chiropractor services you can receive:
- Spinal adjustments/manipulation
- Spinal traction
- Heat and cold therapy
- Exercise (recommending an exercise program for stretching and strengthening)
- Dietary changes
- Electrical stimulation
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators (TENS)
If you want to find out how chiropractic care can improve your health then it’s time to turn to King Chiropractic in Urbana, Gaithersburg, Potomac and Clarksburg, MD. Relief is only a phone call away.