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Can Chiropractic Care Alleviate Your Pinched Nerve?

radiating shoulder painNumbness, tingling, sharp or burning pain, muscle weakness in the affected area. These are all common symptoms of a pinched nerve, which can make performing daily tasks challenging.

If you’re experiencing such symptoms and believe you may have a pinched nerve, you may wonder if chiropractic care can address the condition.

It’s important to understand that whilst a chiropractor may not be able to “fix” a pinched nerve in the traditional sense, they may help manage the symptoms associated with it, promoting the body’s natural healing process.

The Power of Spinal Adjustments

Chiropractors focus on spinal adjustments. By applying precise force to specific joints, they can restore proper alignment and function. Misalignments, or subluxations, can lead to nerve compression and irritation. A well-performed adjustment may relieve pressure on the affected nerve, reducing pain and inflammation.

Soft Tissue Therapy Techniques

In addition to adjustments, our chiropractors may use soft tissue therapy techniques, such as massage or trigger point therapy, to relieve muscle tension. These abnormalities can contribute to nerve compression; by releasing this tension, chiropractors may help promote healing.

Stretches, Exercises and Lifestyle Changes

Our chiropractors may prescribe stretching and exercise routines to help increase flexibility, strengthen muscles and encourage correct posture. A comprehensive lifestyle approach could help alleviate pressure on the pinched nerve, reduce inflammation and prevent future flare-ups.

Education and Empowerment

In addition to providing care, our chiropractors are passionate about empowering patients. They educate patients about the causes of nerve compression and offer guidance on lifestyle modifications and self-care strategies. This approach allows patients to take control of their symptoms, prevent a recurrence and optimise overall spinal health.

It’s crucial to remember that every individual’s case is unique, and the root cause of nerve compression can vary. Our chiropractors work closely with patients to develop personalised care plans to encourage optimal spinal health and function.

At Platinum Spinal Centre Kingston (near Hobart), we provide passionate, diagnostically driven chiropractic care to individuals of all ages, lifestyles, and conditions. Our practice uses state-of-the-art examination technology, providing a clear picture of your current health status.

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