Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care Provided at East West Spine and Rehab Clinic in Smyrna, GA

If you have aches and pains or suffer from chronic headaches or migraines, you may benefit from a chiropractor serving Smyrna and Mableton, GA. Our chiropractor at East West Spine and Rehab Clinic does more than just help with pain relief. You may utilize chiropractic treatment as part of preventative medicine as well. 

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Definition of Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is a form of natural medicine that focuses on the spine. Treatments in chiropractic care revolve around reducing irritation and discomfort by realigning the spine and correcting subluxations. Ultimately, this reduces pain and eases irritation while optimizing blood flow to promote healing. When you undergo treatments supplied by a chiropractor, the treatment gets to the root of the problem rather than just masking it as a pain reliever does. 

Types of Chiropractic Treatment 

One of the main types of chiropractic care is alignment. Also known as an adjustment, this treatment consists of a chiropractor realigning the spine by manually moving the vertebrae. Another treatment our chiropractor may use is spinal decompression, which requires you to lie on a table with a system of pulleys and another rigging that gently pulls your spine to allow the discs in between the vertebrae to heal. It lets the blood flow throughout the spine more adequately without interruption. 

In many cases, our chiropractor recommends you undergo chiropractic massage, which is a special type of massage that targets the tissue deep within a region. It promotes healing while relaxing the muscles and decreasing your pain enough for you to recover.

Exercise therapy is a vital component of chiropractic care, especially in regards to pain relief and healing. During exercise therapy, a chiropractor guides you through exercises that target the injured area. It's also beneficial for those who suffer from a condition that causes pain, such as arthritis or degenerative disc disease. Basically, you start off with exercises that get your body used to the movement, and as you heal, our chiropractor increases the intensity of them. By moving a body part using special methods, you stretch the muscles and other soft tissue. It helps increase your flexion and strength while promoting blood flow to the region. 

Benefits of Chiropractic Care  

You may benefit from chiropractic care because it can lessen your pain without the need for medications. It also targets the problem causing you discomfort so that you heal. It helps you, in the long run, more so than traditional medical intervention in many cases. You may even utilize chiropractic care to prevent injuries in the future.

Contact Our East-West Spine and Rehab Clinic in Smyrna, GA Today!

Schedule an appointment with East West Spine & Rehab for care from a chiropractor serving Smyrna and Mableton, GA. We're available by calling (770) 432-5600

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