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Conditions

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Pain, numbness and tingling in your hand may be from carpal tunnel syndrome. It happens when the area around the main nerve to your hand is too tight. The nerve is called the median nerve. And the small space in your wrist where it passes is called the carpal tunnel.

Cluster Headaches

These are intensely painful headaches that come in patterns or clusters. You can have them regularly over weeks or months. They may stop for months or years, and then return again.

Fibromyalgia

This chronic condition is believed to be a type of interference with the way your brain processes pain signals. It leaves you highly sensitive to pain. If you have this condition, you may feel long-lasting pain throughout your body.

Herniated Disc

Between the vertebrae of your spine are soft discs. They allow your spine to twist and bend. They absorb shocks. But they can be damaged. If the soft center of a disc pushes through the disc wall, you have a herniated disc. This bulge can press against nerves in your spine.

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a common problem that severely impacts the quality of your life. It can limit your ability to be active. It can make you to miss work. Many different causes may lead to pain in your lower back.

Migraine Headaches

A migraine is an intense, throbbing headache that may be accompanied by nausea or dizziness. A migraine can last from hours to days.

Neck Pain

Neck pain is a serious problem that can disrupt your life. It can keep you from being active. It can make you miss work. Your neck may hurt for a short time, or your pain may bother you for months or years.

Pinched Nerve

If you have unexplained pain or other problems, you may have a pinched nerve. That’s when something presses against a nerve in your body. It can interfere with the nerve’s function. Nerves can be pinched anywhere in the body but they are common in the spine and the wrist.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an irritation of the plantar fascia. This thick band of connective tissue travels across the bottom of the foot between the toes and the heel. It supports the foot’s natural arch. It stretches and becomes taut whenever the foot bears weight.

Sciatica

This is a problem with a sciatic nerve. You have two of these large nerves. They travel from your spine down through your buttocks and legs. If one of these nerves becomes irritated, it can cause problems from your lower back down to your foot.

Shin Splints

Pain from shin splints is felt in the front of one or both of your lower legs. It can be a problem for runners, dancers, gymnasts and other active people.

Stress

As you handle the demands of your work and daily life, it’s normal to feel stress. Stress can help you focus. It can help you reach your goals. But constant stress is bad for your health.

Tension Headaches

This is a common type of headache that can be painful and frustrating for many people. It tends to start in the back of the head and then move forward to surround your head.

Whiplash

This is a common neck injury. It happens when your neck jerks back and forth quickly and violently. Your spine bends past its normal range of motion. This can injure the vertebrae of your cervical spine. It can damage the supporting ligaments and muscles in your neck.

Care and Treatment

Chiropractic Adjustment (Activator MethodsĀ® Technique)

If you have pain or other health problems, a chiropractic adjustment may help. With the Activator Methods technique, your chiropractor works with a handheld, spring-loaded instrument. It has a rubber tip that provides a gentle thrust. It’s used to manipulate your joints. This can help align your vertebrae properly. It can help relieve pressure on nerves.

Chiropractic Adjustment (Drop Table Technique)

If you have pain related to your spine, a drop table adjustment may help. With this therapy, your chiropractor gently moves sections of your spine using a special table. It has sections that can lift up and down slightly.

Chiropractic Adjustment (Manual Technique)

If you have pain or other health problems, a chiropractic adjustment may help. With the manual technique, your chiropractor uses his or her hands to gently manipulate joints in your body. This can help align your bones and joints properly. It can help relieve pressure on nerves. Your spine can be adjusted. So can your other joints.

Chiropractic Care for Cluster Headaches

If you have cluster headaches, you know how much they can affect your daily life. They can be very painful. The attacks can come in cycles that last weeks or months. These headaches can disrupt your sleep, your work and your ability to do the things you like to do. For some people, chiropractic care can help.

Chiropractic Care for Herniated Disc

A herniated disc can cause pain in your back and neck. It can also cause problems in other parts of your body. You may not realize these are linked to your spine. A chiropractor can care for your herniated disc and help your body heal.

Chiropractic Care for Lower Back Pain

If you have lower back pain, you know how much it can affect your daily life. You may feel shooting or stabbing sensations. They may start in the lower part of your spine, called the “lumbar” spine, and travel down through your legs. This can keep you from being active. But finding the cause of your pain can be tough, because many problems can trigger it. A chiropractor can find out why you are hurting, and can help give you relief.

Chiropractic Care
for Neck Pain

If you have neck pain, you know how much it can affect your daily life. Pain that starts in the upper part of your spine, called the “cervical” spine, can travel through your shoulders, arms and hands. It can cause headaches. It can make it hard for you to stay focused, and it can keep you from being active. But finding the cause of your pain can be tough, because many problems can trigger it. A chiropractor can find out why you are hurting, and can help give you relief.

Chiropractic Care
for Sciatica

If you have sciatica, you know how much it can affect your daily life. Sciatica starts in a nerve root in the lower part of your back, called the “lumbar” spine. But you may feel its symptoms in your buttock, thigh, leg or foot. You may have pain, weakness, numbness and tingling sensations. Sciatica can keep you from being active. A chiropractor can find out why you are hurting, and can help give you relief.

Chiropractic Care for Shoulder Pain

If you have shoulder pain, you know how much it can affect your daily life. With a painful shoulder, even easy tasks can be hard. But finding the cause of your pain can be tough, because many problems can trigger it. A chiropractor can find out why your shoulder hurts and can help it feel better.

Chiropractic Care for Tension Headaches

If you have tension headaches, you know how much they can affect your daily life. They can feel like a tight band surrounding your head. They can make your head, neck and shoulders feel tender. And you may get these headaches frequently. For some people, chiropractic care can help.

Chiropractic Care
for Whiplash

If you have a whiplash injury, you know how much it can affect your daily life. Whiplash happens when the upper part of your spine, called the “cervical” spine, jerks back and forth violently. Whiplash pain may begin in your neck, but it can travel through your shoulders, arms and hands. It can cause headaches and problems with your vision, hearing and memory. It can make it hard for you to stay focused, and it can keep you from being active. A chiropractor can find the source of your pain, and can help give you relief.

Cold Laser
Therapy

This is a way of caring for injured tissues with laser light. If you have pain in your muscles or joints from conditions such as fibromyalgia or arthritis, cold laser therapy may help.