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Chiropractor NYC

 

Chiropractor NYC can treat various musculoskeletal pain. We have a skilled, licensed, insured and experienced team serving the New York Metropolitan area. Our chiropractic therapist are the primary mode of treatment is the use of manual manipulation and adjustments. However, we urge you to discuss with us alternative treatment options that you would feel comfortable with and that would help reduce your pain and aid recovery.

Chiropractic Health Care

The Bodhizone health center serves the New York City Areas. Our doctors are specialising in Chiropractic health care, needs of individuals and well-versed in current chiropractic techniques and approaches in addressing the health concerns, this is certainly an intimidating task.

What is Chiropractic medicine?

The medicine focuses on the relationship between body’s structures such as muscles, skeleton and nerves and the patient’s health. The chiropractors believe the health improved by making the adjustments, especially in the spinal column. The practitioners do not prescribe drugs or perform surgical procedures, they do refer patients for these services if medically indicated. Some chiropractors prescribe exercises for patients to follow at home. Chiropractors may perform diagnostic imaging, lab testing and other testing and some practice complementary medicine and nutrition.

Latest news suggests chiropractic patients recover quicker, spending less money

Over the years, few studies shown chiropractic care is much more effective for back pain than medical care, and patients spent less money on their care. A group of Canadian researchers investigated with a large study of 5,511 patients experienced a work-related back injury in Ontario. Patients consult with following provides,

  • 11.4% people consult a chiropractor
  • 3.2% consult with physical therapist

Dr. Stephen Handler explained what is spinal adjustment?

He uses a specific instrument, table, or hands to work with sub-luxation. This adjustment restores normal function of the nervous and muscular system. A force that restores normal, healthy function.

Is chiropractic Treatments Safe?

Chiropractic is remarkably safe. A New Zealand government study the treatment by a doctor of chiropractic are safe and more efficient than other surgery and drugs. The adjustments are 100 times safer than over the counter drugs or medications for the same types of pain.

Conditions Treated

They can use a variety of non-surgical treatments to treat patients with

  • Headaches
  • Arthritic pain
  • Neck pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Repetitive strains

Adjustments

The specialist may offer instant adjustments to the pelvis, spine or neck. Patients can often recover completely from injury through the back and neck adjustments. They may recommend periodic or routine adjustments for patients to prevent problems from arising again. Pelvic adjustments may also be performed and used to correct misalignment after an accident. Some other major chiropractic adjustments for injuries include:

  • Hips
  • Ankles
  • Shoulders
  • Spine
  • Wrists
  • knees
  • Elbows

In combination with the above adjustments, the additional therapies offered include:

  • Massage
  • Weight loss
  • Ice or Heat treatment
  • Exercise
  • Stretching
  • Electrical stimulation

Chiropractic therapy

Some physiological therapeutic measures often used:

ART (Active Release Technique) – This involves the chiropractor re-establishing proper motion between muscles and fascia while reducing fibrous adhesions. This is achieved by manipulation using their hands.

The Graston Technique – An instrument-assisted, soft tissue mobilization therapy. It is beneficial in breaking up scar tissue adhesions, fascial restrictions and detecting areas of fibrosis and chronic inflammation.

Heat and cold – The therapist alternates between ice and heat therapy to treat patients back-pain. Ice packs are used to numb the back for a 10-15 minute period before then switching to heating pads.

Massage – The chiropractic physician may massage the soft tissues to improve the circulation and reduce the inflammation and swelling associated with back pain and to encourage faster healing.

Exercise – The obstetrician provides patients with instructions for an exercise program that focuses on strengthening and stretching the back.

Diathermy – This is a kind of electro-magnetic therapy that passes the softer tissues and offers heat to tissues present in denser parts. It helps to relax muscles, decrease muscle spasms and thus it accelerates the healing process by increasing the circulation.

Ultrasound – This is a deep heat therapy that can be applied to joints and soft tissues. Ultrasound, can not only help to reduce back pain, spasms and stiffness, it also increases the flow of the blood and accelerates the healing process.

At Bodhizone – Dr. Stephen Handler giving friendly Cervical spine adjustment to the patient

Dr. Stephen Handler offered a chiropractic treatment to the patient who affected by the neck, shoulder/arm pain, upper back, and headaches. A traditional chiropractic adjustment or a high-velocity technique.

The goal for cervical spine management has a combination of,

  • Restoring head function and neck region
  • Reduce pain
  • Improves motion

At Bodhizone – Dr. Stephen Handler giving friendly Thoracic adjustment to the patient

The Dr. Stephen Handler will begin with an initial consultation with the patient. During this meeting the chiropractor takes a complete medical history a brief description of symptoms the patient is presenting with.

Treatments include,

  • Incline adjusting chiropractor uses a bench table with attachments allow it to be raised to a 45-50° angle
  • Adjusting from prone position, patient lies flat on a table
  • Adjusting from a supine position, patient lies on back

At Bodhizone – Dr. Stephen Handler giving friendly Lumbar adjustment to the patient

Dr. Stephen Handler is a specialist in treating lower back pain takes a complete history of the patients and examine to determine the cause. The treatment plan varies patient to patient depending on the pain,

Manual manipulation – It is the major technique used to relieve pain and commonly known as adjustment. Dr. Stephen uses his hands to pull and push on the joints and muscles of the lumbar spine, also in other parts which affect the lumbar spine. Manipulation may be forceful or gentle. The goal is to relieve pressure and pain by adjusting vertebral sub luxations and re-aligning the spine.

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