How Chiropractic Works
You may be wondering, how can the same chiropractic treatment which effectively treats my back pain also optimize my health? The answer can be found by looking into the relationship between the spine and the nervous system.
As you may already know, the nervous system is the master controller of all living cells, tissues and organs; orchestrating and coordinating all cellular functions. The spinal column encases the nervous system (spinal cord and nerve roots) and is responsible for its protection.
Because of this intimate relationship, bio-mechanical and structural problems in the spinal column can irritate parts of the enclosed nervous system. This irritation can result from noxious inflammatory biochemicals released during tissue injury or may result from direct mechanical pressure. In either case, the functioning of the nervous system is negatively influenced as is the functioning of the cells, tissues and organs which are supplied by the affected nerve(s).
The resulting ailment(s) depends on the cells, tissues and organs affected as well as the extent of nervous system compromise.
In short, because the body’s innate recuperative powers are affected by and integrated through the nervous system, correcting spinal abnormalities which irritate the nervous system can lead to a number of favorable results in patients suffering from various, seemingly non-spinal health conditions.
Often, our patients who visit us for pain management and treatment for conditions causing other uncomfortable symptoms are suffering from an underlying injury. An injury can occur from falling, car accident injury, participating in a sport or any other event that causes physical impact. When an injury misaligns the vertebrae in the spine, the disc, tissue swelling, or positioning of the vertebrae may place pressure on the nerve exiting from that area. This can produce a number of symptoms depending on what that nerve supplies. Every movement and function of the body is supplied by the nervous system, so any decrease in nerve flow to a particular area will result in a symptom.
Our East Peoria office has experience in treating a wide variety of health and pain conditions including:
|Asthma||Muscle Aches, Sprains & Strains|
|Back problems||Neck Pain|
|Body Fat Reduction||Orthotics|
|Cluster Headaches||Pain Management|
|Diet & Nutrition||Pinched Nerve|
|Digestive Problems||Pregnancy Care|
|Foot, Ankle, & Knee Problems||Shoulder Pain|
|Herniated Disc||Spinal Problems|
|High Blood Pressure||Sports Injuries|
|Intestinal Problems||Upper Back Pain|
|Low Blood Pressure||Weight Management|
|Lower Back Pain||Whiplash|
Synergy Healthcare-Physical Medicine specializes in pain relief, both in managing pain and eliminating it, through Corrective Chiropractic Care using specialized techniques and equipment including:
|Activator Methods||Manual Adjusting|
|Activator One Chiropractic Activator||Motion Palpation|
|Acupuncture||Muscle Stim Unit|
|Diversified||Soft Tissue Technique|
|Decompression||Spinalator Table, Flexion|
|Fitness & Rehabilitation||Traction Table|
|Heat & Electrical Stimulation||Trigger (or Myodysneuric) Point Therapy|
|Hydrotherapy Table||Webster Technique|
|Logan Basic Technique||X-Ray|
Visit our East Peoria facility or call us if you have questions about how we can help any symptom you may have. You will definitely be surprised at the results you can have by receiving chiropractic care by one of Doctors of Chiropractic today! With a free exam and consultation, there is absolutely nothing to lose, and only information to gain. Contact us today!