Chiropractic Care and Treatment In Malvern, PA
Unlike medical doctors, chiropractors primarily use their hands, and natural remedies, to help their patients. They believe that our bodies have a powerful and innate ability to heal, and with the right stimulus and balance, medication and surgery are more often not necessary.
The chiropractors at Aligned Medical Group like to educate their patients so they can live healthier lives.
Aligned Medical Group’s Chiropractic Care and Treatment Options
Our chiropractors in Malvern provide both common and more specialized techniques when providing chiropractic care and treatment, including spinal manipulation and other joint adjustments. In addition to adjustments, chiropractic care may include techniques like therapeutic stretching, soft tissue therapies, including the Graston technique, heat and cold therapy, spinal decompression, therapeutic massage, electrical nerve or muscle stimulation, and dietary management to treat patients. These techniques release muscular knots, increase circulation, restore posture and often provide immediate pain relief for patients.
What Our Patients are Saying about Chiropractic Care at Aligned Medical Group
“ Dr. Stutzman has always been so helpful and his staff are so nice and so helpful. It’s great to be able to get a massage as well as chiropractic treatment and having a nurse practitioner on staff is great. Give them a try.” – E.W.
“The team here consists of gifted individuals that are genuinely caring and knowledgeable. I came in based on a recommendation from a friend, and am I glad I did. Prior to my visiting I had been waking every morning for an entire year with severe mid back pain. Through rehabilitation, chiropractic and medical practices I’ve been sleeping consistently and comfortably for months. I’ve learned so many techniques they have actually improved my performance as an athlete. This is an amazing group and I’m glad I found them.” – J.S.
Our Chiropractors in Malvern, PA
Our Chiropractors are knowledgeable in these important areas:
- Natural Supplements
- Proper lifting techniques
- How to select a good mattress
What to Expect During Chiropractic Care and Treatment?
During chiropractic treatment, when a chiropractic manipulation is performed, and a joint stretches, you may hear and feel a “pop” or “crack” sound which feels good. This is normal and called cavitation. Cavitation is the release of air bubbles from synovial fluid and a vacuum-like effect that allows a further range of motion. Over minutes to hours, the air bubbles diffuse back into the synovial fluid.
Conditions That Chiropractic Care Can Help
Chiropractic helps many musculoskeletal conditions, conditions involving joints, posture, nerves, cartilage, aches, and pains, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Some of the more common conditions we help include:
- Knee Pain
- Rotator Cuff Strain
- Hip Pain
Chiropractic Care and Treatment
Chiropractic care and treatment begins with manipulation, which works by releasing muscle and joint tightness, improving joint mobility, balancing joint motion, and correcting for misaligned joints. Polypeptides, enkephalins, and endorphins, are released with cavitation (the cracking or popping sound) and act as pain relievers and assist in immune system modulation. For this reason, patients often experience immediate relief with manipulation.
If you have an imbalanced posture, manipulation of your neck, upper back, and shoulders may help restore posture by treating the imbalance from a varied approach. Just stretching neck muscles has limited benefits, but with manipulation, your nervous system will reduce muscle tension, and help better position your joints to reduce joint stress. Muscles are often tight in RESPONSE to a restricted joint.
The techniques used in the course of chiropractic care and treatment include:
- Spinal manipulation
- Flexion distraction manipulation
- Diversified technique
- Traction and long axis distraction
Aligned Medical Group provides patients with solution-focused chiropractic care in Malvern. After chiropractic treatment, patients have the ability to live their lives to the fullest.
FAQs About Chiropractic Care and Treatment
What is Chiropractic Care?
Chiropractors are licensed physicians who attend 3-5 years of doctorate training following 4 years of prerequisite coursework, similar to pre-medicine. Graduates must then pass state boards exams and maintain continuing education for licensure. While graduates are qualified to be Primary Care Physicians, perform minor surgeries, and prescribe medications, state boards decide the facets within which they may practice, state to state. Most states permit chiropractors to order and interpret lab work and diagnostic tests such as Xray, CT scans, MRIs, and Ultrasound in the course of chiropractic care and treatment.
Is Chiropractic Care And Manipulation Safe?
Every year, millions of people seek chiropractic care and treatment in the United States. When provided by a Board-Certified and licensed Chiropractor, Chiropractic treatment is considered very safe. Our trained professional knows how to use gentle techniques and understands where caution may be necessary. Chiropractors can work on soft tissues to increase the mobility of your muscles and joints.
It is important to tell your Chiropractor if you’ve had a recent fever or illness, sprains, strains or fractures, trauma, osteoporosis, or cancer.
If you want to learn more about chiropractic care and treatment plans and how it can help you, call Aligned Medical Group at (610) 644-3166 to schedule an evaluation.
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