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Optimal Health Spine + Wellness Clinic offers holistic treatment options for a variety of skeletal, joint and muscle injuries, and none of our treatment options involve the use of pain medications or invasive procedures. Our goal is to help you heal your body naturally.
Chiropractic adjustments realign the vertebrae of the back and spine and extremity joints in order to treat a wide variety of back and body pain and remove the pressure from ligaments, soft tissues, and nerves. It is used to treat bulging, herniated and slipped discs, sciatica, scoliosis, arthritis, carpel tunnel syndrome, runner’s knee, tennis elbow, whiplash and shoulder injuries. Each chiropractic adjustment is nearly pain and discomfort free, and the adjustments are safe for all ages.
These adjustments are typically performed on a chiropractic table. Our Normandy Park chiropractors determine the location of your misaligned joints and provide a specific amount of pressure to realign the joint. The pressure can be applied either manually or with an actuator.
Auto accidents often lead to whiplash, which is a severe sprain or strain of the neck. It causes immediately misalignment of the vertebrae in the neck as well as headaches and nausea, and it can lead to restricted movement of the neck if auto accident rehabilitation is not sought shortly after the accident. Seeking chiropractic care and rehabilitation after your auto accident can reduce pain and correct misalignments before the pain and symptoms become debilitating.
Physical therapy can successfully treat a wide range of home, work, and sports accidents as well as repetitive motion injuries. This involves meeting with our physical therapist for a comprehensive evaluation. From there, our physical therapist will design and therapeutic exercise regime for your specific injuries and pain. This generally involves prescribing corrective exercises to alleviate pain, promote proper movement of muscles and joints and strengthen injured areas. These exercises are typically performed in our office and at home.
Each in-office session will involve performing the exercises in a specific order with our physical therapist in order to ensure you are performing the exercises correctly and training and strengthening your injured areas. Additionally, exercises will be prescribed for you to do at home so that you can continue your treatment and speed your recovery.
Therapeutic massage provides a whole host of benefits. It can help you recover from vigorous activities. It increases circulation and promotes lymphatic flow. It helps release lactic acid from the muscles, which reduces muscle pain after exercise and sports activities. It makes chiropractic adjustments more effective, and it helps reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Many individuals also report better sleep, improved memory, and less grogginess, and the benefits of massage are cumulative.
These therapies and treatments can be used alone or in combination with any other therapy for maximum benefit.
If you're looking for chiropractic services in Burien, WA, Normandy Park or Des Moines, call our office at 206-241-3836.