Extremity Adjustments – From Your Orlando Chiropractor
Chiropractors are well-known for their ability to manually adjust the spinal cord – offering relief from pain, discomfort, loss of mobility and other issues. What many people are not aware of is that chiropractors are also skilled at the adjustment of extremities. Just like your back and neck, your arms, legs and feet all feature joints that are supposed to move a certain way. When you are injured, these extremities and their joints can start to malfunction. Fortunately, as your Orlando chiropractor, we are able to help adjust your extremities. and deliver the relief you expect from a quality chiropractor.
Properly Functioning Extremities
When you move your legs and feet, you are activating your hip joints, knee joints ankle joints and even the joints in your toes. Your arm and hand movements require movement in your shoulders, elbows, wrists and fingers. When you look closely, you realize just how much is going on when you move your extremities. – a lot of complexity, and a lot of places where things can go wrong.
A skilled chiropractor is trained to adjust all the joints in your body, not just your vertebrae. We can help with problems in your:
Common Conditions Affecting Extremities
Some common conditions we treat involving extremities include:
Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow
Whether you move your elbow frequently by playing golf or tennis, or you have a job that requires you to move your elbow frequently, you may wind up suffering from golfer’s or tennis elbow. Soreness, loss of mobility, pain and other symptoms can make it impossible to use your arm normally.
Problems with your rotator cuff or other sensitive tissues – leading to pain and loss of mobility – in your shoulder can cause you to stop using your arm, which can eventually result in frozen shoulder.
The plantar fascia connects your toes to the bone in your heel. It can become very sensitive and painful, leading to problems walking and standing.
Carpal tunnel can come from overuse, poor posture, bad ergonomics or a combination of problems, making it difficult or impossible to use your hand/wrist normally.
Do You Need an Extremity Adjustment?
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms in an extremity, you may need an extremity adjustment:
- Locking or catching of a joint
Extremity Adjustments – Steps Your Chiropractor in Celebration Will Take
An extremity adjustment from your chiropractor in Celebration will include an examination, a manual adjustment of the extremity to encourage proper alignment, and possibly other therapies to promote healing – like massage therapy or corrective exercises.
Schedule an Appointment with Your Kissimmee Chiropractor
If you are experiencing pain or stiffness in an extremity, we encourage you to get in touch with our office and schedule an appointment with your Kissimmee chiropractor. Call (407) 507-6976 today to get started!