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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nor necessarily : Muscles, tendons and joints sometime take longer than the 24 hours that you would anticipate to recover from manipulation.. This would be particularly ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: This can happen after any manual manipulation. It doesn't mean anything was necessarily wrong with the adjustment, but it could have caused a muscle s ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sterling
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
For treating what?: The nih did a study showing the benefit of chiropractic care for acute spinal conditions such as muscular sprains, sciatica and muscle spasm for the f ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Caution : if this is dystonia need to ask your physician to have you see a neurologist. This needs to be clear and certified be cautious with manipulation in t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes they can: Yes chiropractors can and do.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Suthar
27 years experience Pain Management
Hold Further Chiro: In General, Chiropractic treatments are safe. However, in my experience, it is important your Chiro doctor takes your medical history, reviews your te ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A herniated disc is a contraindication to manipulation....You could make it worse.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
17 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Most often YES: There is always an exception to every rule. Discuss your options with your dentist. Statistically you will be better off with having one done if its a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes but it depends: Chiropractors can often help neck pain, but it depends on the cause of the neck pain and the type of chiropractor-some are much better than others. Th ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Low back pain: Chiropractic care is an integral part of treatment for arthritis of spine and back injuries. In general, the treatments are 2 to 3 times a week for th ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
31 years experience Family Medicine
Whip Lash: The ideal physician to treat whip lash is an osteopathic physician who performs cervical manipulation. They can do manual manipulation on your neck a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: There are many treatment philosophies after acl reconstruction. If your surgeon is able to take the time to go over your rehabilitation progress and i ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Both can help: Massage will help with some of the sore muscles that are aggravated by the irritated nerves and the tens unit is very good for pain control by somethi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Reasonable option: Often a good option. Others include physical therapy.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
"Whiplash": It sounds like you have a cervical strain, if you continue to have symptoms please see your doctor. You may need further diagnostic imaging as well to ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Once you've healed and have been given clearance, you can resume all other therapy.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slosar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dealer's choice: Whichever one you find useful is fine. Both can be helpful or neither may, depending on the severity of the injury.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Neither?: A sprain of the knee ususally needs rest, ice, perhaps compression and elevation along with perhaps splinting and use of crutches. Rice therapy. Aft ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manish Suthar
27 years experience Pain Management
Spinal Decompression: In my experience, surgery in the thoracic spine is rarely performed. This area of the spine has challenges and doesn't respond to typical treatments t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Why would s/he?: Someone already trained in shiatsu massage is presumably competent to practice his/her own area of complementary and alternative medicine (cam). Unle ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: If you have severe associated stenosis (pinched nerves) with the spinal subluxations-misalignments, then i would avoid chiropractic manipulations. Ho ... Read More
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