Chiropractic treatment is indicated with many acute
painfull situations of mechanical origin at the joints of the spinal
or extremities. Also many other complaints can be treated
Some examples are:
Neck pain, " Tensions
", " Stiff Neck
", "Whiplash Syndromes" (rear end collisions).
Pain and movement
restrictions of the
Tennis elbow and
problems of the wrists
and fingers e.g. Carpaltunnel Syndrome, "Pins and Needles" of the
Pain of the Ribs
Low Back Pains,
Lumbago (Pain of the low back)
Sciatic radiating pains down the legs.
Droped arches, Heel
A chiropractic treatment can be applied even if
changed by degeneration, like in arthrosis or other illnesses. Also
up to a certain degree does not necessarily exclude a chiropractic
long does a treatment last?
Besides the competence and dextreity of the
must naturally be considered how long the
exists, its severity and the age of the patient. Naturally a problem is
solved faster with a young rather than an old person. Also the patients
will for wanting to get better and his perseverence are important.
By normalizing the function of the
the Chiropractor enables the body's innate
powers to unfold. In addition, it is necessary that the
shows perseverance: Heavy, longer persisting complaints need several
In general one can say that initially two treatments per week are
After the condition improves one treatment per week is sufficient. Most
cases need 5 - 10 treatments.
Often, already after the first treatment, an effect of
is encountered. Sometimes, however, a certain worsening of symptoms is
noted. This has to do with the tissues having to adapt to the new
This reaction is part of the healing process.
Many people, to improve their feeling well, have themselves
chiropractically in regular intervals of 2 - 3 month, thus to prevent
the emergence of chronic spinal column problems or to improve existing
chronic conditions, thus to reduce the use of pain medication. They
seek treatment to be able to unfold their efficiency, e. g. athletes,
an optimal way. In any case a
examination and treatment should take place after each fall or accident
in order to possibly prevent any late effects.
This therapy for the Normalization, Prevention
has the following characteristics:
- Chiropractic is a manual
nature without medicines, injections or operations.
- Chiropractic is fundamental. It
does not eliminate
just the symptoms, but the cause of suffering, by
joint mobility and the spinal column statics.
- Chiropractic is a forceless
extensions or stretchings, which are done by some manipulators, do not
correspond to the principles taught at Chiropractic Colleges.
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