Chiropractors diagnose and treat a broad range of physical conditions in patients with muscular, nervous, and skeletal problems, especially the spine.
Chiropractors are best known for their ability to correct misalignments of the spine. But spinal manipulation is only a small part of what chiropractors do as part of an overall plan to manage and relieve pain and many kinds of ailments. Other kinds of treatments chiropractors are capable of providing include:
- Therapeutic exercise
- Ice/heat therapy, including therapeutic ultrasound
- Lifestyle and nutrition counseling
- Massage therapy, including directed massage and myofascial release
- Cold Laser therapy
Be ready to provide your medical history, which will be essential for preparing a course of treatment for you. Medical records, such as diagnostic test results, or imaging results, such as X-rays and MRIs, also will provide important information about your condition. Certain things in your health history