It’s true that majority of people who seek chiropractic care suffers from back pain. However, that doesn’t mean it’s the only condition chiropractors can treat. They may be known for it but they’re more than just bone doctors. Here are some conditions that research has discovered chiropractic care can also help with.
1. Premenstrual Discomfort
PMS symptoms include back pain, bloating, cramping, and fatigue. This is often because there’s evidence of nerve compromise to your reproductive organs. By combining manual spinal adjustments and soft tissue therapy premenstrual discomfort would improve.
2. Testicular Pain
This particular condition may have many causes. However, there have been some cases where patients with testicular pain who also had back and leg pain improved with just one adjustment. This only shows that when there are additional spinal variables, an alternative treatment like chiropractic care can be more effective.
3. Bell’s Palsy
Results may vary from person to person but with chiropractic adjustments Bell’s palsy patients will experience improved motion, relieved pain, and addressed nerve issues. This is a great treatment for them since this condition causes facial paralysis, hearing disorders, problems with the jaw and associated muscles.
4. Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, And Vertigo
There was a documented clinical case of a 75-yr old patient suffering from intense symptoms of these conditions for 5 weeks before consulting a chiropractor. The patient then received upper cervical-specific chiropractic care. The progress showed to be beneficial since the symptoms were eased and her conditioned improved.
Hyperactivity, inattentiveness, impulsivity, behavioral, social and emotional difficulties responds well to spinal manipulation compared to medication because it directly deals with the nervous system through the spine.
6. IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
A study back in 2007 showed patients who received spinal adjustments as complementary medicine for their illness resulted to long term and stable remission of their IBD symptoms.
7. Therapeutic Support For Cancer
Cancer patients suffer from serious sleep disorders, depression, anxiety and insomnia as side effects of cancer. These said disorders are known to be one of those that chiropractic care can treat, which is why incorporating this as alternative complementary treatment for those battling cancer will help manage their condition.