Effective Method of Treatment- Chiropractic Care
Founded in 1890s by D.D Palmer, chiropractic care has a long history of being called a complementary and alternative medicine and sometimes unscientific cult. Chiropractic Care deals with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment methods of disorders caused by spine or musculoskeletal system. These disorders affect the nervous system and chiropractic care is an efficient mode of treatment.
But still it sustained demand and gradually acquired legitimacy and acceptance among medical physicians.
The study of chiropractic practice lead to the assumption that vertebral joint misalignment hinder with the ability of the body to heal itself. It further causes pinched nerves in vertebral spaces that alter nerve vibrations affecting the health of the organ at the end. This medical inference proved instrumental in providing a basis for differentiating chiropractic care from conventional medicinal practices. The basis of chiropractic shifts with every passing decade and it remains largely untested which makes its clinical value skeptical with the critics at large.
Treatment techniques like spinal manipulation also called as spinal adjustment or chiropractic adjustment, activator technique, Cox/flexion-distraction, ergonomic/postural advice, trigger point therapy and diversified technique are some of the preferred and famous methods of treatment. The practice involves treatment of disorders related to the spine by manipulating the spine, soft tissues and other joints. Practitioners of Chiropractic care emphasize on conservative management of neuromusculoskeletal system devoid of any surgery or medication. The doctors of chiropractics advise combination of mainstream and alternative medicine that have attributes of primary care providers.
Some methods of treatment like massages, exercise and vertebrae subluxation help in healing the disordered parts of the body. Such treatments are effective on the various conditions of chronic back pain, whip lash or neck pain, headache or migraine, upper limbs and scoliosis. Regarded as a safe therapy, it is effective when implied skillfully and appropriately. It is associated with mild or temporary effects of pain or stiffness in the affected region.
Like any other primary care provider, chiropractic care employs X-rays and CT scans for diagnosis. The cost of the treatment depends on the severity of the problem faced by the patient and the care needed. No drugs or medication, serious surgery or expensive hospital bills is involved in the treatment.