Chiropractic is a health profession focused on treating spinal and musculoskeletal problems primarily through manual manipulation. A chiropractor does not prescribe medication, but relies on a variety of manual therapies, including spinal manipulation, mobilization, and adjunctive therapies, to improve function and provide pain relief.

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Graston Technique uses unique handheld instruments with a specialized form of massage that is designed to help the practitioner identify areas of restriction and break up the scar tissue.

Here are some key considerations for patients when choosing which chiropractic clinic may be a good fit for their specific care needs, preferences, and payment options.

When appropriate, chiropractors may need to refer patients to other practitioners or work in tandem with these professionals when treating lower back pain, a relationship that's crucial to future health care.

Manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) may be considered as an alternative for certain conditions that respond poorly to chiropractic care and for certain people who do not get better with weeks of conservative care.

Whiplash injuries may make certain patients more susceptible to chronic neck pan, thus making the chiropractic examination important for determining the source of the pain and an aggressive treatment plan.


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