Many people are conditioned to think that pain is normal. However, pain is the body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. If your pain is recent or mild, it may be the onset of a condition or illness that could degenerate and worsen if not treated early, making it imperative to take preventative measures. Chronic or debilitating pain, on the other hand, could be associated to years of wear on your body or an underlying condition that eventually arisen.
People suffering from pain may not understand why they’re experiencing it, or know exactly where the source of the pain is coming from and what can be done to treat the pain.
Dr John Cassimatis uses a variety of techniques to treat all types of musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries associated with the neck, shoulders, arms, hands, mid back, lower back, hips, legs, feet and more. From our evaluation, we will be able to assess and address the underlying cause of pain to properly diagnose, plan and deliver the best treatment program, in order for you to live a pain free life.
What is Chiropractic ?
Spinal adjustments, or manipulation are used to correct fixations in the spine and other joints. Due to normal wear and tear on the body or traumatic injuries spinal joints become misaligned and restricted. The objective of the adjustment is to eliminate fixation within the joint, thereby increasing range of motion, reduce nerve irritability, reduce muscle spasm, reduce pain and improved function.
Ultimately, the goal of receiving adjustments should be to restore the body to its natural state of optimal health. The primary focus is simply to remove those things which interfere with the body’s normal biomechanics. The adjustment of the spine is the traditional objective of a chiropractor. Adjustment of the extremities, along with a combination of the other methods, allow chiropractors to treat all musculoskeletal pain.
Trigger Point Therapy
Sometimes when a muscle fails to relax, knots or tight “ropy” bands of muscle can form, creating extremely painful, hypersensitive nodules. These can often be felt under the skin and are called trigger points.
Trigger point release is the application of slowly increasing non painful pressure over the trigger point until a barrier of resistance is encountered. Contact and pressure is maintained and increased to eliminate the trigger point tenderness and tension.
For more information please contact us at Chiropractor Cairns. Ph: 07 4031 0480