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Autoimmune disease affects up to 50 million Americans, according to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. Why are so many people affected by these chronic pain conditions? There are a number of factors that may cause the human body to attack its own cells, some of which can be modified.

What lifestyle modifications can help improve autoimmune diseases?
Unfortunately, conventional treatment options often focus on solely relieving symptoms, in the belief that there are no cures for autoimmune diseases. However, autoimmune diseases still undergo cycles of flare-ups and remission. In accordance with Dr. Dempster, a healthcare professional in alternative treatment, functional medicine looks at your complete health picture by addressing fundamental factors of your biochemical, physical, and emotional well-being.

Why is this important? Your body naturally wants to become healthy and at a state of balance. Nonetheless, things occur to upset that balance. It's believed tha…

Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Complications

Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Complications - El Paso Chiropractor
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Neck pain can range from mild discomfort to severe, impairing symptoms. Commonly the result of
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direct trauma from an accident or an underlying condition, any degree of irritation to the cervical spine can greatly restrict an individual’s ability to function. There are many treatment options for people experiencing neck complications and treating them is crucial towards preventing further, much more severe issues. Chiropractic care focuses on diagnosing and correcting spinal complications to help relieve neck pain symptoms and improve an individuals normal body functions.

When first visiting a chiropractor, its essential to provide the medical specialist with as much detail relating to your neck pain, including medical records and history that can outline the description and symptoms of any prior injuries or conditions. Whether your type of neck symptoms involve sharp or dull, throbbing or steady pain, explaining your symptoms in detail to a chiropractor can provide valuable information to best diagnose the root cause of an individual’s cervical spine complications. Taking a copy of your latest x-rays can also help a chiropractor better determine your type of neck pain. A chiropractor may use a series of simple motion exercises to properly determine the extent of an individual’s mobility.

Chiropractors not only relieve neck, they find and fix the cause of the problem at its origin. Subluxations, or spinal misalignments, are frequent causes for neck and back pain. Spinal misalignments can be caused by numerous factors, such as an improper posture or a sport-related injury. The spine is surrounded by many complex tissues: muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and blood vessels. In the presence of a subluxation of the spine, the vertebra may stretch or compress any of these tissues, resulting in the well-known symptoms of pain and discomfort and depending on the location of the symptoms, neck or back pain may occur. Spinal misalignments frequently occur over time and correcting them may require multiple sessions of chiropractic treatment, even when the symptoms disappear.

Chiropractic care consists of spinal adjustments and manual manipulations to the spine to progressively re-align the vertebra to their natural state in order to improve functionality, reduce nerve irritation, and restore the spine’s range of motion. After treatment, a chiropractor may also recommend a series of stretches and/or exercises according to an individual’s level of pain and symptoms, to strengthen the muscles surrounding the affected area.

Individuals suffering from neck pain and other symptoms can experience challenges in their quality of life. That’s why it’s important to seek immediate medical attention and treatment for your neck complications to help alleviate an individual’s pain and discomfort and restore your well-being.

By Dr. Alex Jimenez

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