Chiropractic care is beneficial in treating pain and has sought after as an alternative treatment option. At Grand Teton Chiropractic, P.C. in Idaho Falls, ID, we have been offering chiropractic treatment to our patients for many years to help relieve their discomfort. If you would like to learn about the benefits of this treatment, keep reading below!
What Are Chiropractic Adjustments?
Chiropractic adjustments are procedures in which our chiropractic uses a small instrument or their hands to apply precise and sudden force to a spinal joint. These procedures also referred to as spinal manipulations and are meant to improve the motion of the spine and function of the body.
Spinal manipulations also help relieve:
- Headaches, neck pain, and lower back pain
- Joint pain and dysfunction
- Muscle aches and stiff muscles
- Whiplash injuries
Who Can Benefit from Chiropractic Adjustments?
Chiropractic care can be beneficial for people of all ages. The treatment is commong among ages 45 to 65. Pregnant women and children can also benefit from spinal manipulations. Chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy can:
- Help alleviate nausea
- Reduce labor and delivery time
- Lower the risk of pre-term delivery
- Improve the chance of natural birth and decrease the chance of a C-section
- Eliminate the need for pain relief medication during pregnancy and delivery
- Help with quicker recovery
The benefits of chiropractic adjustments for children include:
- Helps with brain development
- Minimizes the risk of injury
- Enhances the immune system
- Helps reduce common childhood issues like earaches and colic
- Improves sleep
- Helps with ADD/ADHD
What to Expect on Your First Visit
On your first visit, our chiropractor will ask you about your medical history before performing a physical exam. The physical exam will mainly focus on your spine and posture. We might also perform other exams and tests like X-rays.
During the Procedure
During a standard chiropractic adjustment procedure, our chiropractor will place you in a specific position so that they can manipulate the affected areas. You will likely be asked to lay faced down on a specially crafted, padded chiropractic table. Our chiropractor will use their hands or specific small tools to apply controlled and sudden thrusts to a joint to push it beyond its usual range of motion. As this happens, you might hear cracking or popping sounds.
After the Procedure
Chiropractic adjustments are generally safe and have minimal side effects. After the treatment, you might feel some discomfort and fatigue for a few days.
Contact us for Chiropractic Adjustments Today
If you reside near Idaho Falls, ID, visit us at Grand Teton Chiropractic, P.C. for chiropractic care. Our team is committed to helping you find relief and long-lasting results through this alternative medicine treatment. Contact us today to learn more about the benefits of chiropractic adjustments!