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Chiropractic Care Focuses on the Musculoskeletal System

Chiropractic Care Focuses on the Musculoskeletal System

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Chiropractic care is a hands-on, non-invasive healthcare practice that concentrates on the musculoskeletal system. A chiropractor’s approach is to diagnose, treat and prevent disorders related to the joints, pelvis and spine, as well as the central nervous system. In Ontario alone, some 2 million people rely on a chiropractor to help them live happy, active and healthy lives.

Chiropractic doctors use a combination of therapies, all of which are dependent on the needs of each patient. After taking the patient’s medical history into account and then making a diagnosis, the chiropractor can formulate and implement an effective management plan, recommend exercise, and apply other non-invasive treatments, as well as providing lifestyle, dietary and nutritional counselling.

Chiropractic care is frequently the go-to treatment for many conditions – just one example being lower back pain. Where other medical conditions exist, a chiropractor may support or complement conventional treatment by addressing the musculoskeletal elements of a patient’s recovery.

Chiropractic care is also used for symptomatic relief for people with a chronic condition. By treating musculoskeletal disorders related to the condition, the overall wellbeing of a patient can be significantly enhanced. Common issues addressed by a chiropractor include:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Whiplash
  • Headaches
  • Sprains & strains
  • Sports injuries
  • RSI (repetitive stress injury)
  • Limited range of motion
  • Arthritis

At Optimum Wellness in Barrie, ON, we are dedicated to helping our clients reach their maximum potential through the conceptualization of human structure and function. We offer chiropractic care, registered massage therapy, cold laser therapy, hot stone therapy, Kinesio-Taping, custom Footmaxx orthotics, and more. Call us today to schedule an appointment. 

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