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    Chiropractic Care

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    Chiropractic Care in Elderly Healthcare and Chiropractic The definition and criteria for “primary care” established by the National Academy of Science included a need for the practitioner to “motivate and guide the patient to achieve and maintain a state of health with considerations of wellness and disease prevention” (Ruper, Manello, & Sandefur, 2000, p. 10). There is also a growing belief in the United States that is causing more emphasis on prevention and wellness, and less on treatment of diseases and disorders. This need for health-promotion and prevention has been acknowledged by medical professionals, but has long been incorporated into a chiropractor’s approach. Chiropractic care is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on…

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    Chiropractic History

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    discovery of chiropractic medicine has led to an alternative type of treatment for many people struggling with back and neck pain. The word “chiropractic” originates from Greek and means “hand done.” The name of this type of medicine was chosen by its developer Daniel David Palmer (“Origins”). Dr. Arlan Fuhr says,”While we still have so much to accomplish in our profession, with research guiding our course, we should take a moment and look back on our history, feeling proud of how far we’ve…

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    Chiropractic Therapy

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    Imagine a world where doctors could get rid of muscular, nervous, and skeletal pains or diseases, just by simply adjusting a part of your nervous system. Sadly most medical conditions can’t be cured in this way, but some can. Luckily, most conditions can be treated through various therapies that lessen the symptoms. Chiropractors can treat these symptoms through therapy. Because of this, Chiropractors can treat many conditions dealing with the nervous, muscular, and skeletal systems, however,…

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    The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Back Pain Hands-on spinal manipulation is the primary method of treatment used by chiropractors, though they do use other alternative forms of treatments and therapies in their practices. The benefits of chiropractic care for back pain are many, which is why this alternative medical care is so popular among people with back and neck pain. Chiropractic Care Benefits Treating the causes of pain, not just the symptoms – While chiropractic isn’t a cure-all…

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    Millions of people have discovered the benefits of chiropractic care. Each chiropractor at Icon Medical Centers in Hollywood, FL, near Dania Beach, is committed to assisting individuals as they recover from injuries sustained at work, during a car crash, while playing sports or due to a slip and fall. Most Common Symptoms Treated by a Chiropractor Near Dania Beach Two of the most common symptoms treated by any chiropractor are back pain and headaches. Ultimately, the goal of a chiropractor is…

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    Chiropractic Compliance Interview and Presentation For my chiropractic compliance interview and presentation, I interviewed my first Chiropractor and preceptor doctor, Dr. Rick Elbert. Dr. Elbert or Dr. Rick to many friends and patients, is known throughout the country as an expert in the Gonstead Chiropractic Technique. He is a graduate from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport and has been a chiropractor for 39 years. Dr. Elbert opened his first office in Ames Iowa in 1978. He then…

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    Introduction Chiropractic (In Greek: done by hand) is a drug and surgery free alternative model of health care dealing with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the disorders of the musculoskeletal system and their impact on nervous system and the general health (1). It was brought in by DD Palmer in 1895 as an alternative to potentially toxic drug therapy with the belief that the diseases are often due to the subluxation of the vertebra causing interruption to the nervous impulses and the…

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    Getting an x-ray is serious business and should only be done when it is completely necessary. There are a few different situations within a chiropractic setting where getting an x-ray is necessary. #1 Elderly Patients When patients are elderly, most chiropractors will insist on x-rays as part of their initial evaluation of a patient. When treating elderly patients, there is an increased risk that the patient has suffered trauma to their back over the course of their life. There is also an…

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    have a decreased range of motion, and pain. The treatments we offer include chiropractic care, physical therapy and massage therapy. An Accurate Diagnosis Ensures Proper Treatment Our physicians, physical therapist, massage therapists and chiropractors know the importance of an accurate diagnosis: If a patient is not diagnosed correctly, he or she may receive unnecessary treatments. Furthermore, the patient may be given treatments that could negatively affect his or her recovery. For these…

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    The American Chiropractic Association states that as many as 30 million Americans suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. Many of these people live in the Seattle area. Typically, most people with low back pain will make an appointment with their family doctor, which often leads to a prescription of anti-inflammatory drugs. These are known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs. These drugs can be helpful short-term, but they also come with a myriad of harmful side…

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