Cross Chiropractic Center Sees the Spine in Many Ways to Diagnose and Relieve Back Pain

There are so many options to “see” the spine. Imaging, ultrasound, clinical testing. What’s best? That depends. Your Sandy Springs chiropractic spinal pain doctor at Cross Chiropractic Center uses the test(s) that are most useful to “see’’ the spine most optimally to make the best treatment plan for treatment and relief.

KNOWING WHAT MAY UNDERLIE PAIN: What Chiropractors Look For

Chiropractors as well as general practitioners and other healthcare providers must be cognizant of all types of underlying triggers of back pain from fractures, infections, tumors, radiculopathy, axial spondylarthritis, and extravertebral causes. These may call for imaging, lab tests, etc., to assist in the diagnosis. 20% of back pain bouts may have these types of underlying issues that really should be discovered in a timely manner. (1) Sometimes, knee osteoarthritis and lumbar spondylosis come together in the same patient. Having one or the other issue significantly raised the odds of having the other. (2) Though they are not likely in your vocabulary, they are in your chiropractor’s! Schmorl’s nodes. Seen on imaging, these are noted in 33% of low back pain patients and in only 11.5% of asymptomatic subjects. Body weight seems to influence the number of these seen on imaging. (3) Your Sandy Springs chiropractor is familiar with with and more issues.

WHAT ELSE DOES YOUR CHIROPRACTOR LOOK FOR

Reduced balance capability could potentially impact recovery from low back pain. (4) Cross Chiropractic Center looks for depressive symptoms as they tend to add to more primary care appointments in acute low back pain patients, greater pain intensity, more disability, and less recovery in acute and chronic back pain patients. (5) You are a whole person! [[companyame]] sees you that way. So what else do we look for? Anything and everything that may slow down your recovery.

WHAT DOES YOUR CHIROPRACTOR DO FOR SPINE-RELATED PAIN

Whether you have low back pain or neck pain or back-related leg or arm pain, your Sandy Springs chiropractor will direct your care be it just for a diagnosis and referral to the proper healthcare colleague or for the establishment of an in-house treatment plan leading to pain relief. We’re here for you. We analyze the spine research to keep up with all the latest in diagnostic tips and tools. And we deliver pain-relieving spinal manipulation via The Cox® Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression System of Spinal Pain Mangement. Spinal manipulation has demonstrated itself through research to be good at managing low back pain as fast as immediately. Stiffness and tone were seen to improve right after treatment while elasticity decreased. (6)

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Joseph D’Angiollilo on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes how he found a spinal tumor via his detailed clinical exam of a man with back pain. Infrequent, yes, but such a cause of pain can be found by a well-trained and experienced chiropractor like your Sandy Springs chiropractor. You’re in good hands!

Schedule your next Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment with Cross Chiropractic Center. With so many ways available to “see” your spine, know that we will find what’s going on and a way to get you some pain relief. See you at your up-coming chiropractic appointment! 

 
Cross Chiropractic Center will use any combination of a variety of means to see the spine and diagnose its underlying pain issue to set a course for pain relief. 
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