The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) reports that two of the most-used mind and body practices are chiropractic and massage. About 8.8 percent and 7 percent of the population, respectively, engage in these forms of complementary and alternative medicine. And rightfully so as each offers patients some distinct benefits. For instance, research has found that massage can help reduce pain associated with certain medical conditions, such as chronic low-back pain, osteoarthritis of the knee, and fibromyalgia. Massage therapy has also been connected with lower rates of various mental health conditions, some of which include depression, anxiety and stress.
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According to statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 8.6 million injuries occur every year as a result of participating in some type of sports or recreation activity. With numbers like these, it’s highly likely that you’ll see some of these individuals in your chiropractic office. But what types of soft tissue treatment options work best for patients who’ve sustained an injury while engaging in a physical activity they enjoy? There are many available, but here are three options to consider.
Childhood foot problems can have both immediate and long-term effects. During growth, the normal development of the pelvis and the spine will suffer if there is a foot imbalance. A budding athlete’s skill level—even running at recess—can be significantly affected.Later on, foot problems from childhood can interfere with adolescent (or adult) spinal function. With a relatively quick screening of your younger patients, you can identify those who need early intervention, and then provide them with proper custom-made orthotic support.
Practice Central Patients seek your specialized knowledge and training to help relieve their pain. Depending on your diagnosis, you may use a combination of adjustments and supplements to make your patients feel better. Your tools may also include a variety of topical analgesics, which you apply during your client’s visit and that you might send home with them.