Moses Chiropractic Sees the Spine in Many Ways to Diagnose and Relieve Back Pain

There are so many ways to “see” the spine. Imaging, ultrasound, clinical testing. What is best? That depends. Your West Palm Beach chiropractic spinal pain doctor at Moses Chiropractic implements the test(s) that are most useful to “see’’ the spine most optimally to create the best treatment plan for treatment and relief.

KNOWING WHAT MAY UNDERLIE PAIN: What Chiropractors Look For

Chiropractors in addition to general practitioners and other healthcare providers must be cognizant of all types of underlying triggers of back pain from fractures, infections, tumors, radiculopathy, axial spondylarthritis, and extravertebral causes. These may call for imaging, lab tests, etc., to help identify. 20% of back pain bouts may have these types of underlying issues that need to discovered in a timely manner. (1) Sometimes, knee osteoarthritis and lumbar spondylosis occur together in a patient. Having one or the other condition significantly increased the risk of having the other. (2) Though they’re not likely in your vocabulary, they are in your chiropractor’s! Schmorl’s nodes. Seen on imaging, these are noted in 33% of low back pain patients and in just 11.5% of subjects without symptoms. Body weight seems to influence the number of these seen on imaging. (3) Your West Palm Beach chiropractor is well-versed in looking for all of these and more issues.

WHAT ELSE DOES YOUR CHIROPRACTOR LOOK FOR

Reduced balance capability could potentially influence recovery from low back pain. (4) Moses Chiropractic looks for depressive signs as they tend to add to more primary care visits in acute low back pain patients, higher pain intensity, more disability, and diminished recovery in acute and chronic back pain patients. (5) Each of our West Palm Beach patients is a whole person! [[companyame]] sees you that way. So what else do we look for? Anything and everything that may reduce your recovery.

WHAT DOES YOUR CHIROPRACTOR DO FOR SPINE-RELATED PAIN

Whether you have low back pain or neck pain or low back or neck related leg or arm pain, your West Palm Beach chiropractor will manage your care be it just for a diagnosis and referral to the appropriate healthcare colleague or for the formation of an in-house treatment plan leading to pain relief. We’re here for you. We study the spine research to keep up with all the latest in diagnostic tips and tools. And we offer pain-relieving spinal manipulation with The Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression System of Spinal Pain Mangement. Spinal manipulation has shown itself through research to be effective in controlling low back pain as quickly as immediately. Stiffness and tone were documented to increase right after treatment while elasticity decreased. (6)

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Joseph D’Angiollilo on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains how he discovered a spinal tumor during his careful clinical exam of a man with back pain. Uncommon, yes, but such a cause of pain can be found by a well-trained and experienced chiropractor like your West Palm Beach chiropractor. You’re in good hands!

Make your next West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment with Moses Chiropractic. With so many ways available to “see” your spine, know that we will find what’s going on and a way to get you some pain relief. We look forward to seeing you at your next chiropractic visit! 

 
Moses Chiropractic will use any combination of a variety of means to see the spine and diagnose its underlying pain issue to set a course for pain relief. 
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