If you are in pain, it’s only natural to seek treatment that relieves that pain and restores your quality of life. For many common aches and pains, chiropractic adjustments offer safe, effective, and non-invasive wellness care. It may surprise you to learn that many common pain signals can be relieved with chiropractic care.

If you experience any of the following aches and pains, chiropractic treatment can help you feel well again:

Neck pain

Neck pain is highly common, especially with more people looking down all day at smartphones or laptops. When you constantly look down, you strain your neck muscles and shift your cervical spine out of its proper alignment. Other causes of neck pain include a herniated disc in the neck, degenerative disc disease, repetitive muscle strain, poor posture, or injury. Chiropractors can examine your neck to determine where the problem lies, then provide all-natural pain relief.

Lumbago or low back pain

Often caused by improper lifting techniques, low back pain (or lumbago) can feel dull, sharp or tender. Poor posture, slouching, weak core muscles, and repetitive movements also irritate back muscles. If you spend all day sitting at a desk, you may have compression of the spinal nerves contributing to back pain. A chiropractor can restore the integrity of the spine, loosen tight back muscles, and help you develop strong posture to prevent recurring back pain.

Headaches and jaw pain

It may surprise you to learn that jaw pain and headaches are commonly rooted to neck pain. Since your neck connects to your jaw bone and cranial bones, tension in the neck affects these other areas. By loosening your neck muscles and restoring cervical spine alignment, a chiropractor can decrease the severity of jaw pain and headaches.

Carpal tunnel

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve becomes inflamed due to repetitive movements. Sports injuries and repetitive hand movements (like typing) are frequent causes for carpal tunnel. No matter the specific cause, a chiropractor can realign the bones and reduce nerve impingements to soothe flare-ups of carpal tunnel.

Knee or leg pain

Pain in your knees or legs often means that something is out of whack with your joints, bones, and ligaments. Let a chiropractor check your posture, natural alignment, and muscle strength. By restoring your alignment, a chiropractor can make sure you are distributing the force of gravity evenly throughout both legs to make sure your entire body is as stable as possible.

Sciatica

If you feel pain in the butt, back, legs, hips, or feet, it could be sciatica. Sciatic nerve pain is usually worse on one side, and may cause a pins and needles sensation or muscle spasms in the low back or leg. Chiropractic adjustments can take pressure off of the sciatic nerve and restore the spinal alignment so that no part of your body causes irritation to the sciatic nerve.

Pain is a signal from your body that something is wrong. The next time you feel pain, schedule a consultation with Dr. Amanda Massey at Infinity Wellness Center to learn how this natural, non-invasive treatment method can heal your injuries without the use of medication, which only temporarily relieves pain. (512) 328-0505