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Chiropractic care is often an option for individuals suffering neck pain. Used as a complementary health treatment or as a primary health treatment, many people rely on our chiropractor, Dr. Nailah Smith, in Lithonia, GA to help them deal with pain issues related to neck and back injuries. Chiropractic care is so effective because not only does this integrative approach to health deal with pain issues, but in most cases our chiropractor can help you pinpoint the source of your aches, twinges, and throbs.
The popularity of chiropractic care is growing in GA cities, such as Lithonia, Stone Mountain, Conyers, Decatur, and Atlanta, GA, as well as other cities across America. About 8% of adults and 3 % of children today are enjoying the benefits that chiropractic care can offer. As an alternative form of neck pain relief these statistics put chiropractic care ahead of other alternative health options such as acupuncture and yoga.
Chiropractic is derived from the Greek word for hand and action because chiropractic physicians use their hands to treat your muscle, joint and nerve pain. The chiropractor’s hands are used to adjust the spine and joint by pushing beyond the range in which the joints and muscles usually move. This type of adjustment is used to loosen the joint that move improperly or painfully. Usually this is caused by tissue damage or some kind of scaring. This damage could have been caused by trauma or repetitive stress. Most neck pain that is treated by chiropractors is a result of whiplash. Repetitive stress injuries can be caused by poor posture as well.
When treating neck pain specifically, our chiropractor will perform neck adjustments which are called cervical manipulation. This therapy loosens up the joints of the cervical vertebra in the neck. This action reduces pain that is often caused by pinched nerves and muscle spasms. The trained hands of our Lithonia chiropractor can manipulate the neck in order to snap the vertebra back into place relieving your discomfort.
Chiropractors in GA must be carefully trained to safely provide care to their patients. Dr. Nailah Smith has been providing trusted care at Full Body Rejuvenation Center for her patients from Lithonia, Stone Mountain, Conyers, Decatur, and Atlanta, GA. At your first visit to Full Body Rejuvenation Center, Dr. Nailah Smith will explain the science behind how chiropractic care works, and give you a full evaluation to see if chiropractic care is right for you. If there is a good fit, we can develop a plan of chiropractic care that is specific to your condition and health goals. To make an appointment to relieve your neck pain please call us today at 770-733-1381.