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 is an abnormal later ‘S’ curve in the spine. Some individuals are born with and others may develop it through childhood.
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.
The primary symptoms of plantar fasciitis is pain on the inside of the heel and the bottom of the foot.
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, 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.
Colic and Irritability
Studies show that ‘Chiropractic’ babies cry significantly less than babies who are not under regular chiropractic care.