What is Chiropractic Treatment?

We provide Chiropractic Treatment in Queens, NY. It is a natural, drugless method of healing that relies on realigning the musculoskeletal structure. A special focus is placed on the alignment of the spine and neck. Chiropractors tend to be used by people who suffer from chronic neck or back pain as an alternative or complement to traditional healthcare.

Chiropractors believe that the human body is designed to heal itself and does not require the addition of chemicals to facilitate a recovery to optimal health. A chiropractor’s job then is not necessarily to heal per se, but to create an environment in which the body can heal itself.

How Does Chiropractic Treatment Work?

Our clinic provides chiropractic treatment in Queens, that works by the manual manipulation of joints. A chiropractor begins with an assessment of the patient. A physical health examination is standard, along with the review of the patient’s medical records. It is important for a chiropractor to understand the background of his or her patient to determine whether or not the patient is a suitable candidate before beginning any kind of treatment.

Once the issue has been identified and the chiropractor has decided that chiropractic treatment is appropriate for the patient, he or she uses controlled force to manipulate the joints in question. This practiced manipulation of the joints relieves pain and returns the patient’s range of motion.

A chiropractor also often dispenses nutritional and lifestyle advice in order to prevent further injury from happening. Preventative medicine is in line with a chiropractor’s ideology and an important part of any recovery process.

What Conditions Are Commonly Treated By Chiropractic Treatment?

Acute lower back pain triggered by a sudden injury is the most common condition treated by chiropractors. This kind of injury occurs when the lower back is strained by doing strenuous activity out of the ordinary, like moving heavy luggage off a luggage carousel or carrying particularly heavy groceries home.

On top of back pain, whiplash and headaches are also treated through the alignment of the spine and neck.

Deep tissue massage can also help to alleviate the symptoms of osteoarthritis.

What Are The Benefits And Risks Of Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic treatment has been heavily documented as being very effective for certain diseases, including:

  • sciatica;
  • lower back;
  • neck pain;
  • headaches.

The ability of chiropractic treatment to heal without resorting to drugs or surgery is its greatest benefit. By allowing the body to heal naturally, the risk of complications drops significantly.

Chiropractic treatment is also much more economical than surgery. Along with anesthesia and a prolonged hospital stay, surgery for chronic pain can cost tens of thousands of dollars. A more natural approach can be just as effective for a fraction of the cost.

There are relatively few risks involved in chiropractic care. It is considered to be extremely safe because of its non-invasive nature. Because it does not use drugs, side effects from chemicals are also not an issue.

Chiropractic treatment depends heavily on how accurately the chiropractor has assessed the patient’s medical condition and history. Not all patients are suitable candidates for chiropractic treatment, and some treatments can exacerbate an existing treatment. It is important to consult a doctor before beginning any kind of chiropractic treatment.

Why Should You Choose Us?

Englington Medical offers a range of chiropractic care in Queens, NY for our patients. Our team of courteous and professional experts will guide you through the process of choosing the best treatment options for your individual situation.

Our years of experience and training can meet the needs of patients of all ages, needs, lifestyles, and body types. Contact us for a free consultation today.