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Chiropractic care helps the body heal itself with non-invasive (non-surgical), drug-free treatment. Sciatica Treatments Used by Chiropractors: Ice/Cold Therapy reduces inflammation and helps control sciatic pain. It increases circulation and reduces muscle spasms, cramping, swelling, stiffness, and pain.

A chiropractor can investigate and locate any potential interference in your spinal vertebrae that may be causing compression of the nerves. Chiropractic methods of treatment can include gentle manipulation of the wrist, elbow and cervical spine.

Chiropractic Adjustments can help correct poor posture, but even if you are working on it yourself it is important to get regular chiropractic care. First, your chiropractor can make adjustments to your spine, providing you with a much wider range of motion and better mobility.

Chiropractic care can be a great way to manage and relieve pain caused by arthritis. Chiropractic adjustments reduce joint restrictions or misalignments in the spine and other joints in the body in an effort to reduce inflammation and improve function of both the affected joint and nervous system.

While chiropractic care does not cure osteoporosis, it can help to reduce many of the symptoms associated with osteoporosis. Chiropractors can diagnose osteoporosis through x-rays, so during the first meeting, a physical exam will be performed and x-rays may be ordered.

Depending on the cause of your hip pain, chiropractic adjustments could help. Multiple studies have found that chiropractic adjustments are effective in relieving sciatica, a common cause of pain in the hip and lower back. Some patients with hip osteoarthritis (HOA) have also benefited from chiropractic care.

Most practitioners engage in moving, stretching and manipulating the spine to make “adjustments.” Most of the research on chiropractic focuses on spinal manipulation and its benefits for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and joint conditions, although some researchers have studied the use of chiropractic with migraine.

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