In the interest of educating our patients and making things as easy as possible for you, we offer this Q&A of common questions.
Answer: Flexion-Distraction is a treatment method for low back pain relief that is non-invasive and non-surgical in nature, where the use of a table and hand guided movements are used to help the progress of flexibility, healthy nerve conduction and a variety of other issues.
Answer: Electric Muscle Stimulation, also called E-stim, is used to block pain signals from an injured area that provides relief during the treatment and for a time afterwards. Gold Chiropractic often combines this treatment with heat or cold therapy for maximum results. Ultrasound therapy works by targeting trouble areas and loosening them up from the inside out.
Answer: While each person’s situation is unique and there is no one size fits all treatment (which is why Gold Chiropractic creates a custom treatment plan for each patient), there are a few things that most people can do to help their situation.
- Simple, low-impact stretches at the beginning and end of your day can increase flexibility and lessen the likelihood of a painful incident as you go about your day.
- When you stand or sit make sure that you aren’t flopping into your seat. Carefully sitting or standing with proper technique can help low back pain in a big way.
- The use of a heating pad for a few minutes at the end of your day just before bed can help to loosen tension, helping to make going to sleep and staying asleep that much easier.
For more information on the chiropractic care we provide, call us today to schedule your initial appointment!