Phones and computers are the most common causes of neck pain. Poor posture can cause muscle spasm and cramps on the neck and shoulder region. The neck has an important job, to hold the head. Yet, is has very little muscular stabilization which makes it highly unstable. Torticollis which is a condition where the neck is asymmetry can be caused by wrong sleeping position or blunt force trauma. Whiplash injury is also a common condition we treat. During an accident, the neck is whipped forward, backwards or sideways in a very quick fashion. This causes the soft tissue to be stretched and sprained.
All these conditions respond well to chiropractic treatment
90 percent of people suffer from low back pain at some point of their life. Yet, a lot of them do not know which care is best suited to fix it. Research has shown that chiropractic care has the best outcome compared to any other treatment. It also has good long-term prognosis, meaning it is less likely for the pain to come back later on.
Most of our patients who sought help has major improvement. Seek help today if you feel pain with movement, couldn’t bend your back, feeling numbness or tingling sensation down your leg or simply couldn’t lie down.
Sciatica is also another condition that causes pain and numbness from the buttocks down to the leg. Once identify the source of the pain, chiropractic adjustment can relieve the symptoms
Frozen shoulder literally means your shoulder is frozen. You can’t move or lift your arms. It is painful and it feels inflamed. There’s massive discomfort inside your shoulder and you can’t pin point an exact location. It occurs in women more often than men.
Nothing is more frustrating than not be able to lift your arm.
With time, chiropractic treatment can resolve your shoulder problem and restore range of motion.
There are 3 major classification of headaches.
- Tension Headache
- Cluster Headache
Each type is distinctly different from one another. Tension Headache are dull achy pain on both side of the head. Cluster headache is usually one sided and doesn’t last long. Migraine is the worst of all. It can leads to blur vision, vomiting, dizziness, grogginess and even lost of consciousness.
Find out how you could relieve and even prevent these headaches without the need of medications.
A disc is a soft cartilage between each spinal bone and their function is to absorb the stress and shock from the spine. Like the body, it ages and degenerates making it vulnerable for prolapsing. When the disc is pushes out the crack of the bones, it irritates nearby nerves causing pain, numbness and weakness to your arms and legs.
While most people opted for surgery to fix it, chiropractic treatment can help reduces and correct the problem. It is the least invasive and safest way to treat slipped disc.
Most people get slipped disc by lifting a heavy object with poor lifting technique.
Tennis elbow doesn’t only affect tennis players. In fact, only a handful of tennis players are affected by it. The repetitive use of the forearm muscle causes the tendons in your elbow to overworked. It can cause weakness and painful with certain movement such as lifting an item or turning the doorknob.
With chiropractic help, your elbow will feel normal in no time.
Wrist and Finger Injury
Hands are the most used muscle group on your day to day activity. People who are at risk for injury are office workers, teachers, tailors, hairdressers, gardeners and musicians.
Wrist pain can also result from long-term problems such as repetitive stress, arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Consult your chiropractor today if you feel pain, numbness, tingling and restricted movement on your wrist and finger
The knee joint supports most of the weight of the body. Knee pain is so common in Malaysia that you can name at least five people you know experiencing knee pain. Elderly females are at the most risk for knee pain. Osteoarthritis leading to knee replacement surgeries are very common in Malaysia. Not knowing what else that can help with the pain, a lot of people with knee pain opted for surgery.
Chiropractic and rehabilitation therapy can help reduce swelling and inflammation of the knee joint. Then manual manipulation to realign the knee joint helps provide mobility and flexibility of the knee.
Research shows that ankle sprain that is adjusted within the first 24 hours after spraining is the most effective treatment to treat it. It reduces time needed for healing and the need for an ankle guard.
Stabbing heel pain during the first few steps in the morning is called plantar fasciitis. Approximately 2 million of people are treated for this condition. Chiropractic can help reduce the inflammation and swelling at the joints.
A bunion is a painful bony bump that develops on the inside of the foot at the big toe. It causes asymmetry of the toe joints. Find out how chiropractic can help you with your bunion issue.
Pregnancy Care and Post-Partum Care
Chiropractic treatment during pregnancy is safe and gentle. It helps with back pain and also prevents back pain after delivery. It also relaxes the ligaments around the pelvic region which makes natural birth easier. During the second trimester, the center of gravity changes and can cause a lot of discomfort lying down and sitting down. Chiropractic treatment relieves neck and back pain during pregnancy which in turn helping the mom to be to maintain a healthier pregnancy.
Most females experience pain after delivery. During pregnancy, your expanding uterus is stretched, your abdominal wall is weakened, and your posture is altered. All these put strain on your back. Now it contributes to an achy back that doesn’t go away. During this period, chiropractic adjustments speeds up recovery time and helps the body in normalizing pelvic and spinal positions.
Research by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association shows that spinal therapy is safe and gentle for kids of all ages, including new born infants. A much gentler and minimal pressure is used compared to adults.
Adjustment helps kids with the development of their muscle and nervous system. Parents have reported that kids with chiropractic care experience improved sleep, improved behavior and attitude and also improved immune system function.
Chiropractic is also beneficial to children with allergies, asthma, colic, bed wetting issues and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
Chiropractic are is much more than just to get rid of pain. Having regular chiropractic adjustment can improve your overall health and wellness. It also prevents pain from happening in the first place.
It also helps the body to deal with physical and mental stress. Our chiropractors themselves receive chiropractic treatment once a week. If you want to live a better and healthier lifestyle, take control and start today with Helios Chiropractic.