ChiroCare Injury Rehab is a physical and occupational medicine clinic focused on chiropractic and rehabilitation therapy for automobile or work injury, neck & back pain, sciatica, neuropathy, and more. Schedule an appointment today for injury care, wellness, or school and work physical exams....Read More
Physical Medicine and Chiropractic for: Auto Accidents Work Injury Sports Injury Headaches Neck Pain Back Pain Rotator Cuff injury Elbow Pain Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Hip Pain Groin Pull Hamstring Sprain/Strain Sciatica Knee Pain Patellar Tendonitis Calf Sprain/Strain Shin Splints Ankle Sprain/Strains Achilles Tendonitis Plantar Fasciitis Auto Accidents A sudden forced movement of the head or neck in any direction and the resulting “rebound” in the opposite direction is known as whiplash. The sudden “whipping” motion injures the surrounding and supporting tissues of the neck and head. Muscles react by tightening and contracting, creating muscle fatigue, which can result in pain and stiffness. Severe whiplash can also be associated with injury to the intervertebral joints, discs, ligaments, muscles, and nerve roots. Car accidents are the most common cause of whiplash. Work Injury Although chiropractors care for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from this pervasive condition. A few interesting facts about back pain: Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2010. Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work. In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Most cases of back pain are mechanical or non-organic—meaning they are not caused by serious conditions, such as inflammatory arthritis, infection, fracture or cancer. Workplace Ergonomics According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, ergonomics is the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to employee capabilities. An ergonomic assessment of the workplace critically appraises the physical work environment—followed by changes based on the assessment. Ergonomic principles...Read More
ChiroCare Injury Rehab is a physical and occupational medicine clinic focused on chiropractic and rehabilitation therapy for automobile or work injury, neck & back pain, sciatica, neuropathy, and more. Schedule an appointment today for injury care, wellness, or school and work physical exams.