Common conditions and symptoms (but not limited to) that respond well to care at RAK Chiropractic.

It is important to address the underlying cause for the condition; focusing treatment only on the area RAK Chiropractic, a husband and wife team, are the 'GO TO' specialist chiropractors in Rochester, MN providing chiropractic care delivered with some of the most advanced techniques. Our unique, individualized specialized treatment protocols are very effective in treating and resolving these conditions. We are able to achieve this because we look at the body as whole and correct the true, root cause.


Headaches
The majority of headaches are caused my musculoskeletal problems either associated with muscle stiffness and tightness or an actual mechanical joint issue.

Back pain (Neck pain, Shoulder pain, Elbow pain, Arm and hand pain, Hip pain, Knee pain, Foot pain)
These can be related to musculoskeletal and biomechanical problems all stemming from the central location of the spine and nervous system. Because our spine is the centerpiece of our entire body, if it is working incorrectly it can affect the way the body feels and works.

Scoliosis
Scoliosis is an abnormal later 'S' curve in the spine. Some individuals are born with and others may develop it through childhood.

Sciatica
The term sciatica is used to describe symptoms of leg pain that radiate from the low back through the buttock and down the back of the leg.

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Symptoms include pain in the wrist and hand along with numbness or tingling of the thumb, index finger and half of the ring finger, although the entire hand may be affected.

Plantar Fascitis
The primary symptoms of plantar fasciitis is pain on the inside of the heel and the bottom of the foot.

Frozen Shoulder
Frozen Shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a general term used to describe all injuries that result in loss of motion to the shoulder.

The Common Cold and Flu
The idea that chiropractic care can help the immune system work better is not new. In fact, this concept has been supported by credible data for a century. Wellness based chiropractors, like the doctors at RAK Chiropractic, analyze the spine for subluxations and give corrective adjustments to reduce the stress on the nervous system.

Ear infections
Ear infections, also known as Otitis Media or more commonly an earache. It may cause a fever with the associated pain in the ear. The child may tug or pull continuously and consistently at their ear because of the discomfort.

Poor Sleep
One of the first things patients comment on after starting chiropractic adjustments at RAK Chiropractic is that their sleep improves. Poor sleep can be a result of the nervous system not functioning at 100% thus causing restless nights.

Constipation
Chiropractic adjustments help play a role in relieving chronic constipation. Along with proper nutrition, exercise and chiropractic adjustments many patients get relief.

Reflux and Spitting Up
Chiropractic care may help heal and develop the structures that either are not fully functional or are functioning incorrectly. Reflux isn't only a pediatric problem it can affect adults, also known as, Acid Reflux or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).

Colic and Irritability
Studies show that 'Chiropractic' babies cry significantly less than babies who are not under regular chiropractic care.

Torticollis
When a child's head is continuously tipped, tilted and or turned in one direction. It could also be seen when a child may not be comfortable looking or turning in a particular way.

Bed-Wetting
This is the loss of control of the bladder by day and night. Medically described as enuresis: which means urination during sleep.

Golfers Elbow
Golfers elbow is similar to tennis elbow, except that pain occurs at the outside of the elbow.

Tennis Elbow
The most common symptoms include pain over the outside of the elbow (often radiating down the forearm) and tenderness. "Tennis Elbow" is not restricted to tennis players.

Runners Knee
Pain occurs in the front of the knee just below the kneecap.

ITB Syndrome
Lateral knee pain and pain along the IT Band are the most common symptoms of IT Band Syndrome.

Shin Splints
This is the term used to describe pain and tenderness over the front and sides of the shin or the inside edge of the lower leg.

Improved Athletic Performance
Chiropractic Care is used in every athletic level, ranging from the weekend warriors, amateurs, Olympians, and professional athletes to help enhance their sport performance.