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The Mountain View Pain Center is proud to offer customized treatments for whiplash injuries like those suffered in car accidents and certain sports injuries. Our Location in Centennial makes us ...

The Mountain View Pain Center is proud to offer customized treatments for whiplash injuries like those suffered in car accidents and certain sports injuries. Our Location in Centennial makes us convenient to the Denver area.Phone:(303) 221-1569.

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  • 1. Littleton Chiropractors,Cherry Hills Chiropractic - Mountain ViewAuthor : Jim KnightThe Mountain View Pain Center is proud to offer customized treatments for whiplash injuries like thosesuffered in car accidents and certain sports injuries. Our Location in Centennial makes us convenient to theDenver area.Address:8222 South Holly StreetCentennial, CO 80122Phone:(303) 221-1569========================================================= Chiropractic Treatment for SciaticaSciatica is a condition that indicates disorder with the sciatic nerve that runs down from the lower back to theback of your legs. This nerve manages the muscles behind your knees, lower legs and thigh; the feet andparts of the lower leg. Chiropractic treatments are is commonly used for treating sciatica. Patients who sufferfrom sciatica have numbness, excruciating pain, and tingling in their leg. The pain often starts in the lowerback and them extends down to the legs, calves, feet, and even to toes. Sciatica generally affects only oneside of your body.Chiropractic is the one of the most accepted treatments for Sciatica. Chiropractic treatment revolves aroundtreating the spine and back. Chiropractic doctors are also considered as sciatica specialists. If you have beensuffering from sciatica for ages, you may opt for Chiropractic treatments. Chiropractic doctors offer non-invasive and drug-free treatments for sciatica. Chiropractors believe that the human body can heal on itsown. Chiropractic methods include diet counseling, massage therapy, TENS treatment and work outs forsciatica.Before beginning with the treatment, a chiropractic practitioner may ask several questions about yourmedical history, perform a thorough physical check up, and ask you get x-rays and MRIs done. A thoroughmedical examination is essential for good chiropractic treatment.Chiropractors use different varieties of treatment models, the generally concentrate on the usage of manualspine manipulations, known as the chiropractic adjustment. Chiropractic theories state that health can beoptimized through unhindered and open neurological pathways.A chiropractic treatment schedule for sciatica generally includes:1. Cold /Ice Packs: This unique chiropractic technique uses cold or ice packs that help in reducinginflammation, and the pain due to sciatica.2. Spinal Manipulations: Spinal manipulations or adjustments are done by the chiropractors for realigningthe spine. This technique separates a chiropractic practitioner from other medical practitioners. Certain partsof a badly aligned spine may become the cause of inflammations, muscle spasms, pains, and sciatica. Spinaladjustments relieve irritated nerves. Chiropractic manipulations or adjustments are very helpful in treatingsciatica.3. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation or TENS: The TENS unit is used in chiropractictreatments to transmit painless electrical currents to the nerves, to control the pain, through the skin.Electrode bits are placed near or on the affected area.Even though the TENS instrument used by chiropractors is quite large, several patients are handed a
  • 2. compact size portable device, which is attached to a belt. This system majorly helps to relieve musclestiffness, spasm, and improves mobility. All this is done by pinging the human system to generateendorphins. Endorphins help in killing body pain naturally.4. Ultrasound: Ultrasound is commonly used by chiropractors as it helps in increasing blood circulation. Thisin turn reduces cramping, stiffness, muscle spasms, swelling, and pain. Ultrasound machines send deepsound waves into the body’s tissues. These waves create bearable heat and improve healing and bloodcirculation.Under certain special circumstances, chiropractic care may not be able to cure sciatica. In such situations,your chiropractic practitioner will refer you to an appropriate specialist.For more information Click Here=================================================================== Chiropractic Treatments for Whiplash InjuriesWhiplash refers to injuries of the muscles in the neck that are causeddue to the aggressive forward, backward, or sideways movements ofthe head during accidents. Accidents can happen in the car, on theplayground or at the workplace. The worst danger of whiplash is thatits symptoms may take several years to acquire, before which thepatient may remain oblivious to the activity.The symptoms of whiplash add stiffness of the neck possiblyaccompanied by pain, headache, dizziness, irritability, fatigue,difficulty in swallowing, blurred vision, nausea, pain between shoulderblades and many more. If someone is experiencing any of thesesymptoms, they should go for a chiropractic check up.Chiropractors can afford solutions for the mechanisms of neck sprainand hence afford a cure for whiplash. The approach of chiropractictherapy in curing whiplash is to optimize the movements of the spine, Illtake care of the spinal discs, lessen muscle spasms and develop ustration : Common Whiplash Injury Symptomsmuscle strength. As every case of whiplash is different from the other, it is impossible to generalize thechiropractic treatment for whiplash injuries. The appropriate chiropractic treatment is a certain for everywhiplash injury and is directed towards the primary dysfunctions detected during the chiropractic exam.Nevertheless, chiropractic doctors generally utilize different chiropractic treatments for whiplashwhich often include:1.Chiropractic Manipulation.The basic whiplash treatment for chiropractic adjustment, joint dysfunction, or spinal manipulation includesshort thrusts or gentle motion of the injured spot or joints in the restricted direction, done by the chiropracticdoctor.2. Muscle Stimulation or RelaxationThis unique chiropractic treatment technique includes gentle stretches of the muscle which has too muchtension or repetitive contractions. Vigorous stretches can be applied by the chiropractic doctor if the musclesare very tight.3. Exercises for WhiplashDifferent kinds for exercises, like the McKenzie exercises and Sensorimotor/Stabilization exercises are usedas part of chiropractic therapy for treating whiplash injuries. The McKenzie exercise is purposely designed tolessen or prevent the disc misalignment which is related to the whiplash injury. These add a certain actionswhich are at first taught by the chiropractic doctors but can be clearly performed on your own, within thecomforts of your house.
  • 3. Sensorimotor or Stabilization exercises and techniques intend to correct the flawed movements and patternsin routine activities and common life. This kind of chiropractic treatment prepares the nervous system tocoordinate better and improves the controls over the movement patterns, and develops the capacity of theneck muscles and retains the stability of the neck.4. Lifestyle and ergonomic changesThe whiplash treatments stress on improving the performance of common activities about very little strain tothe body. Chiropractors commonly talk about factors in everyday, home or recreational activities that canbring about the dysfunctions that result in the whiplash injury. Chiropractors educate the patient about howthey can change stress to prevent such occurrences.Chiropractic treatment for whiplash may include use of any of the aforementioned approaches and someothers as well. The chiropractic practitioner may also give referrals to other health professionals, if needed.For example, surgery may be required as a last resort.For more information Click Here