Regardless of all the medical technology possibilities on hand today for pain relief, conservative, non-surgical chiropractic approaches remain the accepted practice. Despite any pain relief obtained, a body once surgically intervened is never quite the same. Like a bruise on an apple, a surgery’s influence remains.
When you experience chronic pain in your lower back, it can majorly affect your life. You may find that you no longer enjoy activities that require a lot of movement, like playing a game of golf or running around the yard chasing your kids.
The nervous system controls the function of every cell, tissue, organ, and system of the body. If the nervous system is impaired in any way, it can cause malfunction of tissues and organs throughout the body, therefore causing pain and discomfort.
Orthotics also known as insoles , orthoses or shoe inserts , are designed to correct foot posture and abnormal or irregular walking patterns. They are not just 'arch supports' , although this term is often used to describe them.
Your Charleston Health uses Physiotherapy modalities to assist primarily with acute injuries. We use these techniques as integrated adjuncts to more aggressive treatment. Physiotherapy concentrates on improving pre-existing conditions or recuperating from an injury.
At a deep level of our physiological functioning all healthy, living tissues subtly “breathe” with the motion of life – a phenomenon that produces rhythmic impulses which can be palpated by sensitive hands.
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation
Cranial Electrotherapy works by stimulating areas of the brain which are underactive in patients with severe depression and anxiety. Because it is not a drug, CES therapy is free from the side effects that patients often experience when they take antidepressant medication.
Myofascial Release Therapy
Myofascial Release Therapy specifically addresses problems associated with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly with MRT.
Instrument adjusting is used as an alternative to manual manipulation of the spine or extremity joints. The device is categorized as a mechanical force manual assisted (MFMA) instrument which is generally regarded as a softer chiropractic treatment technique.