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Chiropractic care offers satisfactory relief for patients who are interested in finding effective forms of pain management. Chiropractic adjustments restore balance within the body, especially for people who have chronic illnesses such as autoimmune disorders or a disability that was caused by an accidental injury. Pain can be effectively managed by using modalities that complement chiropractic adjustments. Massage therapy, inversion therapy, nutritional therapy and electronic muscle stimulation can increase the benefits received from a chiropractic adjustment.
Chronic pain can be caused by both illnesses and injuries. Chronic and acute pain can be debilitating no matter what the cause. In order to live a full and productive life, finding ways to manage the pain is extremely important. It isn't enough to treat the symptoms. For most people, finding the cause of the pain and correcting the cause is what is most important. A chiropractor can use several diagnostic tools at their disposal to uncover the source of the pain and, if possible, elicit a healing response.
Autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and multiple sclerosis must be managed on a systemic level since they have no actual source. When pain is caused by an illness the best pain management techniques include those that strengthen and support the immune system and overall general health. Nutritional support, massage therapy and electronic muscle stimulation work well with chiropractic adjustments to bring about a viable healing response. Patients who have been diagnosed with a chronic illness are often told to manage their pain with potent pain killers that only mask symptoms and cause uncomfortable side effects. Choosing to have a chiropractor evaluate their condition and offer alternative forms of pain management can actually alleviate pain and discomfort without causing other issues in the body.
Pain that is caused by an accidental injury may linger for years, especially if the original injury did not heal correctly. In this case, finding the damage caused by the original injury and attempting to return the body to its previous state will help to control the resulting pain. When a person suffers an injury, be it sports, work or auto accident related, the pain they feel may continue long after the injury has supposedly healed. In order to prevent disabling, long term pain, a chiropractor can begin adjusting the body in small increments until it is returned to its original state, or as close to it as possible. With the use of an effective treatment plan, pain can be managed without the use of potent medications or surgical procedures.
At Eulo Chiropractic Center, our highly qualified staff members are available to assess your injuries and help you find effective ways to manage your pain. Our office proudly serves Washington Township area and surrounding communities of Sewell, Blackwood, Williamstown, Turnersville and Glassboro. Residents who wish to see a chiropractor who specializes in pain management techniques can call our office at 856-269-4567 and meet with our professional staff.