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Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic can be utilized by anyone at any age. Dr. Singleton has personally treated from one day old to 100 years old and everyone in between. whether you are a weekend warrior, professional athlete, or a mom chasing three kids chiropractic can help.

Chiropractic care specializes in the neuro-musculoskeletal system. A doctor of chiropractor will diagnosis, treat, and prevent injuries and disorders of the nerves, muscles and bones of the body.

As the science of chiropractic evolves so do the techniques used with in the practice. Common treatments include orthotics, myofascial release, cold laser therapy, ultrasound, nutritional and lifestyle counseling, exercise and rehabilitation programs. While these adjunctive treatments are beneficial to care and restoration of the system the joint manipulation remains the most effective mode of treatment by the doctor of chiropractic.

?Statistically 95% of patients see a chiropractor for musculoskeletal pain (e.g. neck pain, headaches, back pain, extremity pain, or strain/sprain injuries of a joint. The chiropractic manipulation has further effects other than just pain relief. It has been shown to affect the autonomic nervous system and have an effect on the the organs of the body.

Common Conditions treated successefully with chiropractic care. These injuries can be caused by acute trauma or more typically by multiple factors including previous injury, poor posture, repetitive stress of overuse syndrome, muscle imbalances and biomechanical compensations

  • Ankle sprains
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • fatigue/ fibromyalgia
  • frozen shoulder/ adhesive capsulitis
  • golfers/ tennis elbow
  • headaches/ migranes
  • herniate discs
  • hip pain
  • iliotibial band syndrome
  • knee injuries
  • ligament strain
  • movement impairments
  • muscle strain/ pulls/ tears
  • muscular imbalances (chronic adhesions and scar tissue build up
  • neck and lower back pain
  • pinched nerves/ peripheral nerve entrapments
  • piriformis syndrome
  • plantar fasciitis
  • postsurgical pain and dysfunction
  • rotator cuff/ shoulder injuries
  • knee pain/ tracking syndrome
  • sciatica
  • shin splints
  • sacroiliac dysfunction
  • spinal stenosis
  • sports injuries
  • tendonitis
  • whiplash (sports and motor vehicle induced)
  • wrist pain/ injuries
acute1.jpgAcute Injuries

Sprains, Strains and pain. Most injuries involve damage to the soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons and cartilage) as well as the joints and bones of the body. Immediately following an injury the body sends inflammatory cells to the area to initiate healing of the trauma. In the acute stage of healing there is increased sensitivity to pain, increased swelling, and guarded motion.

If untreated this process will lead to increased scar formation, decreased flexibility, and decreased range of motion; resulting in a decrease in performance. This sets up the body increased risk for re-injury and to develop chronic conditions.

Chiropractic care can help speed the transition through the acute stages of healing getting you back to work or on the field quicker.

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chronic1.jpgChronic Pain

Tendonitis, Neck and Back Pain, and Arthritis

Millions of people suffer from chronic pain on a daily basis are turning to alternative care to manage and prevent progression of their complaints. Chiropractic works by addressing the underlying causes of the pain, instead of masking the symptoms with medications.

Chronic symptoms are the physical manifestation of prolonged imbalances in the body.

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Modalities

In addition to the joint manipulation the office utilizes several modalities to create a well-rounded treatment approach designed to speed healing. These help by decreasing inflammation, breaking up scar tissue and adhesions, reducing muscle spasms, and strengthening the muscles and supportive tissues. These treatments are utilized to improve treatment outcomes; getting you back on your feet and maximizing potential as quick as possible.

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Nutrition for Pain, Inflammation, and Chronic Disease

Diet induced inflammation is extremely common in the western diet. This can be easily reversed by modifying food choices and incorporating natural anti-inflammatory foods. Most of us are walking around with silent inflammation. A state where our body in a constant state of low grade inflammation. This is the one common thread between most chronic diseases including:

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Neurological diseases
  • Pulmonary diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Alzheimer
  • Diabetes II, III?

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