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Chiropractic for Repetitive Stress Disorder
A natural solution to relieve and manage Repetitive Stress Disorder.
Chiropractic Care for Repetitive Stress Disorder
Repetitive stress disorder is a painful condition caused by a physical activity that affects a certain part of the human body. The condition can be alleviated through chiropractic care.
Understanding Repetitive Stress Disorder
In addition to certain motions, the condition can be brought about by overexertion or the application of unnatural forces, such as the twisting of a joint, which is imposed over a long period of time. Usually affecting the wrist and elbow, it can also develop in such areas as the back, hips and legs. The condition is marked by pain, tingling and numbness that is accompanied by redness and swelling in the affected area. It generally develops in athletes, especially tennis players, and those who do repetitive tasks, including carpenters, assembly line workers and even office personnel who spend considerable time on word processors. Repetitive stress disorders represent approximately one-half of the work disabilities that are reported in the United States.
Treating the Condition
Chiropractic care is a safe and effective method of treating repetitive stress disorder that avoids the invasiveness of other procedures and the addiction issues that are associated with the use of prescription or over-the-counter medications. A chiropractor will instead provide a gentle adjustment procedure that will reduce restrictions or misalignments in the the affected joints. This increase in joint mobility will help the patient manage the symptoms of repetitive stress disorder. In addition to decreasing the pain and swelling caused by the condition, chiropractic care can lead to reduced inflammation and a general improvement in flexibility and joint coordination.
Seeking Chiropractic Care
In order to determine what chiropractic care can do for them, patients will first be given a thorough examination, which may include imaging with the use of digital x-rays. The professionals at Corrective Chiropractic will employ the latest diagnostic techniques to identify the underlying problem and will then create a personalized treatment plan. Services available include chiropractic care and massage therapy. Those who suspect that they suffer from repetitive stress disorder can find the help they need at Corrective Chiropractic.