Since back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, it is vital to know how to prevent the cause of back pain. By maintaining a healthy diet and weight, remaining active and avoiding prolonged inactivity or bed rest are all important ways to avoid back pain. Before doing exercises or any physical activity, it is recommended to warm up and/or stretch.
Neck pain is something that everyone has experienced at one time or another. You may have slept wrong, you may have an old injury, or maybe you have a new injury – from minor aches to major pain, the neck can be a source of considerable discomfort. Fortunately, as your chiropractor in Kingwood, TX, we offer several proven treatments for neck pain that should offer you some relief. We can help lessen your pain, speed up healing and help you feel better over the long term.
Shoulder pain is a very common condition and affects almost half of the U.S. Most patients feel some sort of pain, limited range of motion, an inability to engage in activities of daily living (ADL) or something more serious as a permanent disability.
Nine out of ten Americans say that they suffer from headaches. Some of these people experience headaches frequently. Some experience constant headaches that are very painful. These can even make a person nauseous. Ninety-five percent of headaches are tension, migraine, or cluster headaches. These types of headaches are not caused from a disease, but from something in your body that is not sitting correctly.
Sports can be very taxing on your body, no matter what you play. Our trusted staff will work with you to get to the root of your problem and help you feel better again. We help treat and also prevent injuries in the neck, back, shoulders, knees, and ankles. We are able to manually adjust your spine, relieving any pain that you are feeling. This will allow your body to function much better after the injury.
Even a "minor" crash can result in serious injuries like ligament sprains. This can lead to chronic pain and disability if not treated properly. In fact, research shows that early treatment is the best way to prevent long-term symptoms. Chiropractic adjustments are effective because they help restore the healthy, normal function of your nervous system without the use of drugs or surgery.
Neuropathy is a medical condition caused by damaged nerve cells and often associated with autoimmune diseases, infections, diabetes, tumors, or hereditary conditions. Peripheral neuropathy currently affects over 20 million people in the United States with symptoms ranging from tingling or burning pain and nausea to muscle spasms, difficulty moving your arms or legs, or atrophy.
Knee pain is increasingly becoming a more common problem in society. It is a complaint we see frequently. The most common complaint associated with knee pain is considered the normal “wear and tear.” Another ailment that affects the knee is osteoarthritis. The symptoms and progression of osteoarthritis and knee pain can be reduced through our individualized approach to chiropractic care.
Sciatica is characterized by pain in the lower back that radiates down one or both legs. The pain is described as dull, achy, sharp, like “pins and needles” or similar to electric shocks. Other symptoms associated with sciatica include burning, numbness and tingling sensations. Sciatic nerve pain varies in intensity from mild to severe, and frequency may range from occasional to constant. The onset is generally gradual and not necessarily associated with a previous event.
Sciatica is also known as radiating or referred pain, neuropathy, or neuralgia.
An allergic reaction is essentially an over-the-top immune-mediated reaction; by improving the function and efficiency of your nervous system (and by ensuring that nutritional and lifestyle factors are ideal) through spinal adjustments and other techniques, a chiropractor can help relieve your allergy symptoms.
Spinal adjustments and massage therapy can help improve the flow of your digestive system, which may become impaired due to intestinal gas and obstruction caused by colic; fortunately, chiropractic care is even safe for babies and young children.
Joint Dysfunction and Subluxation
If too mobile, not mobile enough, or misaligned, joints--including spinal, rib, pelvic, shoulder, and hip joints--can cause pain and difficulty with day-to-day tasks.
Nerves exit the spinal column through tiny openings in your vertebral bones; if the bones move out of place or if a nearby muscle becomes tense, the nerve can become impinged, leading to a variety of uncomfortable symptoms.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
This condition is caused by pressure on the median nerve as it crosses the wrist and enters the hand, and can lead to weakness, pain, and "pins and needles" in parts of your hand.
This condition causes widespread pain and fatigue, but responds positively to chiropractic care that focuses on improving the function and communication of your nervous system.
An abnormal "S-shaped" curve of the spine caused by scoliosis may not be correctable, but our Kingwood chiropractor can help you or your child minimize symptoms by maximizing postural control, trunk strength, and movement patterns.
Are you particularly stiff and painful in the morning? Chiropractic care can help maximize the strength of nearby muscles and improve range of motion in your affected joints.
In addition to the above, we also treat degenerative disc disease.