Chiropractors are renowned for their ability to treat conditions affecting the spine. This includes common problems like back pain, herniated discs, and poor posture.
However, many people will visit our chiropractors in Ealing for conditions which aren’t considered to be back pain. This includes problems affecting the neck, shoulders, and knees.
In this post, our Ealing chiropractor takes a closer look at some of the most common conditions, other than back pain that our chiropractors at The Spine & Joint Centre in Ealing treat.
Common Conditions Our Ealing Chiropractors Treat
#1 – Shoulder Pain
The human shoulder is complex in design. It consists of two joints, several bones, and numerous ligaments. A variety of muscles and tendons are also used to facilitate the sophisticated range of movements that the shoulder joint can perform.
Unfortunately, the complexity of the shoulder joint makes it prone to injury. There are also several conditions which can affect the health of the bones, muscles, and ligaments.
Chiropractors are familiar with the anatomy of the shoulder joint and the conditions which cause shoulder pain. They also understand the lifestyle factors and postural issues which often lead to shoulder issues.
Because chiropractors take a holistic approach to the issues affecting their patients, they can prescribe a combination of strategies to alleviate common shoulder complaints. These strategies can include chiropractic treatments, soft tissue therapy, stretching routines, improved nutrition and exercise.
Some of the conditions which may be treated with chiropractic care include shoulder muscle sprains, rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, tendonitis, dislocated shoulder, and bursitis.
“I am so impressed with Dr. Rishi. He is very professional his knowledge is outstanding. I was suffering from frozen shoulder for 3-4 months before started to look for someone to help. I went to an other chiropractor but he could not identify my problem. I could not sleep, drive, dress up and do my daily activities because of the pain and stiffness in my shoulder joints and muscles as well. The pain was getting worse and radieted down my arm that waked me at night more times. The treatment started in the middle of February two times a week for 4 weeks and later just once a week for 4 weeks. I realised from the very first time the treatment helped to get back my shoulder’s mobility. Within 2 months my shoulder showed good improvement in range of movement ( at least 70-75%) and substantial improvement in pain score (85-90%). Dr. Rishi applied pressure and stretches key points to reduce pain and resolve the condition. His treatment expedited the recovery process. If you have the same problem do not hesitate, book an appointment!” B M (5 Star Google Review)
#2 – Neck Pain
The number of people dealing with neck pain in the UK continues to grow each year. It is becoming increasingly common largely because of our use of electronic devices including mobile phones, tablets and computers. These devices force us into unnatural positions which place significant strain on the neck joints, leading to injury.
There are also a variety of sporting injuries, repetitive strain injuries, and illnesses which can impact the neck. Fortunately, chiropractors are well equipped to diagnose and treat neck issues.
Chiropractors can perform thorough examinations of the cervical region of the spine to determine the underlying causes of neck issues. They can then deliver chiropractic treatments and soft tissue therapy to address neck problems. They can also offer lifestyle advice to tackle behaviours which cause neck pain.
Our chiropractors in Ealing can help you deal with neck issues relating to muscle strains, pinched nerves, poor posture, whiplash injuries, facet joint sprains, herniated discs, osteoarthritis, and several other conditions.
“I came in to the clinic with chronic neck pain which disrupted my day to day activities, and the worst part was that I developed insomnia from it. As a student this greatly affected my productivity, performance and mental health. After months of trying to get help to no avail (because it was peak COVID time), I started treatment with Dr Rishi in early March, Dr Rishi and his team were very welcoming and understanding. Since then I’ve been able to return to my normal routine, I’m able to sleep like a baby, exercise and do all the things I enjoy! I always recommend The Spine and Joint Centre to my contacts, not only for pain management, but for routine check ups given how our lifestyles today contribute to most of the population developing back and neck issues at some point in their lives.” Thato W (5 Star Google Review)
#3 – Hip Pain
Hip pain is quite common amongst people. Although it mostly affects seniors, young people can also suffer from hip pain due to injuries and chronic conditions like tendonitis.
It can be difficult to recover from hip pain as it dramatically affects a patient’s mobility. Hip pain makes it hard to get out of bed and remain active, which limits the healing capacity of the body.
Chiropractors can perform a variety of chiropractic treatments and mobility exercises to address hip pain. They can also use soft tissue therapy, exercise, and lifestyle adjustments to address underlying conditions causing hip pain.
“Amazing staff, very professional and friendly. Got rid of acute hip pain in 3 sessions. They also made me feel very safe during the pandemy. I highly recommended The Spine and Joint Centre” Corina E (5 Star Google Review)
How Our Ealing Chiropractors Can Help You
When you visit the Spine & Joint Center in Ealing, your chiropractor will start by asking you questions about your pain, medical history and lifestyle. Your chiropractor will then carry out a full and thorough examination to discover the cause of your pain. Once they have done this the chiropractor will be in a position to offer a diagnosis of your complaint.
If treatment is indicated, your chiropractor will begin your treatment often with gentle, specific adjustments (the chiropractic word for manipulation). These manual adjustments are done to free stiff joints and remove spinal nerve irritation. This effective drug- free treatment is generally painless.
Following your treatment your Chiropractor may recommend some things you can do to help your condition. These may include ice or heat treatment, specific exercises and lifestyle changes.
Our chiropractors can also refer you to a specialist if they discover that you have a condition which cannot be treated with chiropractic care.
To book an appointment with one of our chiropractors, give us a call on 020 8900 9004.