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(218) 444-2117 • 4228 Power Dr. NW, Bemidji, MN
When people think of chiropractic care, they think about fixing or preventing neck pain, headaches and back problems. Chiropractors can actually help prevent a number of different conditions that aren’t directly related to your spine. Chiropractors are able to adjust your vertebrae away from your spinal cord and nerves to allow communication signals to flow between your brain and the rest of your body.
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Fibromyalgia is a common disorder that can be characterized by long-term, body-wide pain in the tendons, joints, muscles and many other soft tissues.
• Multiple tender areas
• Sleep disturbances
• Reduced exercise
• Chronic muscle pain
• Body aches
The most common type of arthritis. Joint disease is the breakdown of the joint’s cartilage. It will affect areas such as your hands, weight-bearing joints such as hips, knees, back and feet.
• Morning stiffness
• Gradual and subtle onset of deep aching joint pain
• Joint pain in rainy weather
• Worse after exercise or weight bearing
• Grating of the joint with motion
• Limited movement
• Often relieved by rest
For most people with lower back pain, it is caused by posture, incorrect lifting of objects, poor work habits, or lack of proper exercise.
• Discomfort while sitting
• Pain, tenderness and stiffness
• Difficulty standing erect
• Pain that radiates into the buttocks or legs
• Weakness and leg fatigue while walking
Osteoporosis is one of the most common bone diseases with the bones becoming fragile and likely to fracture. Osteoporosis causes the bone loses density, which measures the amount of calcium and minerals in the bone.
• Neck pain
• Low back pain
• Stooped posture
• Bone pain and tenderness
• Loss of height over time
Sciatica is caused by injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerves, which are the largest nerves in the body. With chiropractic adjustment, Spinal Health Professionals can take the pressure off the nerve and relive the discomfort.
• Difficulty walking
• Inability to bend knee Numbness, tingling, or pain from the back to the calf
• Sensation changes on the back of the calf or the sole of the foot
• Inability to move foot
• Numbness, tingling, or pain from the back to the calf
• Weakness of the knee of foot
Scoliosis is irregular curving of the spine. Everyone has a natural curve to their spine. However, scoliosis causes the spine to have an unnatural curve that may look like an “S” or “C”.
A subluxation is when one or more vertebrae are moved away from their natural position and cause an interference of the nerve.
These are the most common type of headache and are characterized by pain or discomfort in the head, scalp, or neck, usually associated with muscle tightness in these areas. Tension headaches can also be caused by the misalignment of the spine. Other types of headaches include: Cluster headache; Migraine headache.
• Feels like a tight band or vise on the head
• Dull pain, pressure-like
• Sleep disturbances
• Generalized pain, worse in the scalp, temples or back of the neck
• Worsened or triggered by stress, fatigue, noise, glare, etc.
• Occurs as an isolated incident
Torticollis can be developed at any point in your life. Torticollis is extended muscle contractions that cause your head to have an involuntary tilt.
• Neck pain
• Head tremor
• Limited range of motion
• Asymmetry of an infant's head from sleeping on the affected side
• Enlargement of the neck muscles
• Elevation of the shoulder on the affected side
Whiplash is an injury sustained by the soft tissues of the neck that is commonly caused by the sudden whip or jerking of a person’s head. These sudden motions put tremendous strain on the ligaments and muscles of the neck because the neck moves beyond its natural range of motion. Whiplash is very common when your body experiences a fast transfer of energy like when your car makes a sudden stop or strikes another object.
• Neck pain
• Nausea, ringing in the ears
• Blurred vision
• Fatigue and irritability
• Pain in your hands, feet, legs and arms
• Numbness and tingling pain in your face
• Dizziness and pain in your mid back
Low Back Pain