Car accidents happen leaving victims injured and in pain. Some people may develop chronic pain that lingers for months or even years after the accident.
Chronic pain generally persists over an indefinite period even after physical injuries have healed.Typically, Chronic pain doesn’t respond to conventional pain management techniques. That is why chiropractic care is a good treatment option for chronic pain.
Chiropractors help to address your pain, so you can gradually increase your daily activities and restore your pre-injury state.
How Chiropractors Manage Chronic Pain ?
Before starting any treatment, your chiropractor will first do a thorough physical examination and advise some diagnostic tests to identify the potential sources of your chronic pain. Once your pain condition is diagnosed accurately, your chiropractor will prescribe the right treatment plan to alleviate your pain.
A chiropractor can also refer you to other types of specialists, if needed.
Chiropractic Treatments for Chronic Pain :
There are various chiropractic care treatments that can help you manage chronic pain. Chiropractors use several non-surgical treatments to manage chronic pain symptoms, such as inflammation, muscle tension, joint dysfunction, and more.
Treatments include :
- Mobilization and Traction
- Spinal manipulation
- Manual therapies
- Therapeutic exercises
A chiropractor may also suggest some lifestyle changes and home exercises to help strengthen your muscles and alleviate chronic pain symptoms. Therefore, chiropractic care, when used as part of your overall healthcare regimen, can play a significant role in assessing and managing your chronic pain.
At Central Healthcare Center, we do thorough diagnostic testing of every patient to identify any potential injuries that may be causing chronic pain. Based on your diagnosis, we will prescribe the right course of treatment to relieve you of your chronic pain.
Call us at (213) 984-4575 to take an appointment today !!!