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Minnesota Chiropractor Auto Sports & Work Related Injuries

Auto Accidents, Workman’s Comp and Sports Related Injuries Chiropractors have long been dedicated to delivering the safest and most effective healing methods for their patients. Scientific evidence supports chiropractic adjustments as safe, effective and an appropriate choice for patients with many common forms of neck pain and headaches.  Chiropractic health care has an impressive array of studies which support and prove the effectiveness of chiropractic care in a variety of different health ailments and many more studies are currently underway. Chiropractic – A Clear Winner For Back Pain No Contest! Many of these studies have been done not only by chiropractors, but by other health care professionals as well, including federal government studies of various countries. So, how do chiropractors treat patients after an auto accident injury, work injury, or sports injury? In an accident, muscle, ligament, and tendon damage results from the violent movement of the body along with trauma from impacts. Many traditional medical treatments focus on obvious injuries while assuming that surrounding soft tissues will heal on their own. In many cases, this is true because the body is an amazing healing machine, but often, back pain, neck pain, and headaches can emerge weeks and months after an accident when the body healing response compensates for misalignment and scar tissue. When underlying structural issues go unresolved, the body rebuilds an injured area with built-in potential for long-term pain and limited function. Old injuries can often be the underlying cause of sciatica or worsen existing chronic conditions. Your back is an intricate structure of bones, muscles, and other tissues extending from your neck to your pelvis. Back...

Minnesota Chiropractic Treatment For Low Back Pain

MN Chiropractic Care | Work Related Low Back Injuries If you’re suffering from lower back pain you’re not alone. About 80% of U.S. adults will at some time in their life suffer from the disabling confines of lower back pain. According to experts, lower back pain is the number one disability culprit in workers’ compensation claims and accounts for more than $50 billion annually in the US through medical care and lost production. In addition, the latest research shows most lower back problems which cause low back pain do not fully resolve without extensive treatment and proper rehabilitation, contrary to previous beliefs. Chiropractic Is A Clear Winner In Treating Low Back Pain! The Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center recently surveyed more than 14,000 subscribers who had lower-back pain in the past year but had never had back surgery. More than half said pain severely limited their daily routine for a week or longer, and 88 percent said it recurred through the year. Many said the pain interfered with sleep, sex, and efforts to maintain a healthy weight. Back pain can be tough to treat. Most respondents tried five or six different treatments. They rated the helpfulness of the treatments tried and their satisfaction with the health-care professionals visited. Hands-on therapies were among the top-rated. Fifty-eight percent of those who tried chiropractic manipulation said it helped a lot, and 59 percent were “completely” or “very” satisfied with their chiropractor. Massage and physical therapy were close runners-up. Study Finds Chiropractic Most Effective Treatment For Low Back Pain Low back pain (LBP) is “one of the costliest work-related injuries in the United...

Auto, Work, Sports Injury Chiropractic Treatments MN

Auto Accidents, Workman’s Comp and Sports Related Injuries One of the most common personal injury complaints is neck pain and back pain from sports injuries auto accidents, work injuries and spinal injuries. Although a spinal cord injury is usually the result of an accident and can happen to anyone, certain factors may predispose you to a higher risk of sustaining a spinal cord injury, including: Being male. Spinal cord injuries affect a disproportionate amount of men. In fact, females account for only about 20 percent of traumatic spinal cord injuries in the United States. Being between the ages of 16 and 30. You’re most likely to suffer a traumatic spinal cord injury if you’re between the ages of 16 and 30. Auto accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries for people under 65, while falls cause most injuries in older adults. Engaging in risky behavior. Diving into too-shallow water or playing sports without wearing the proper safety gear or taking proper precautions can lead to spinal cord injuries. Having a bone or joint disorder. A relatively minor injury can cause a spinal cord injury if you have another disorder that affects your bones or joints, such as arthritis or osteoporosis. Everyone Gains When An Injured Worker Is Safely Back On The Job! Chiropractic care continues to be the top treatment options for work related injuries. Lower back pain and repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, are just two of the more common work related conditions we treat on a regular basis. Industrial injuries result in injury to a worker, both physically and financially Back pain is...

MN Family Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care Is For EVERYBODY! One of the most traumatic events of a person’s life is their entrance into the world.  Birth places a tremendous amount of pressure and strain on a baby’s fragile spine, especially the delicate neck.  Throughout childhood, you probably have sustained a series of minor injuries and sadly some of you may have experiences some major injuries as well.  Think about how you have fallen from a bicycle or a skateboard, or numerous wrestling matches with your siblings.  As you grew up, you encountered playground hazards and gym classes; team sports and the improper use of backpacks.  Maybe you slept on a bad mattress or strained your back while carrying a heavy load. Do You Think Chiropractic Is Just For The injured & The Elderly? Some of you may have experienced the granddaddy of neck and back trauma – automobile accidents!  Auto accidents commonly cause a significant spinal injury and trauma.  Even so-called minor accidents can inflict tremendous injuries to your spine.  Even if you did not experience any lasting discomfort or pain at the time of these incidents, these spinal injuries accumulate throughout your life and will cause Vertebral Subluxation Complex (VSC).  VSC occurs when one or more of the bones in your spine (vertebrae) move out of position and create pressure on, or irritate spinal nerves.  Spinal nerves are the nerves that come out from between each of the bones of your spine. The pressure of irritation on the nerves causes those nerves to malfunction and interfere with the signals traveling over those nerves.  This pressure can result in both peripheral and/or systemic...

Chiropractic Care For Workman’s Comp Injuries

Work Related Injuries Chiropractic care continues to be the top treatment options for work related injuries. Lower back pain and repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, are just two of the more common work related conditions we treat on a regular basis. In working with hundreds of work related injuries we have found individuals are afraid to file a worker’s comp claim for fear of losing their job. It is illegal for your employer to punish you for having a work injury or filing a claim. You are entitled by law to receive adequate care to return your health. If you are not sure if you have a work related injury, please contact us to let us help you determine its...
Minnesota Chiropractor On Work Related Injuries

Minnesota Chiropractor On Work Related Injuries

Chiropractic Care Can Relieve Your Pain From Work Related Injuries Have you been injured at work and don’t know what to do?  Was it was a one time injury like falling off a ladder?  Do you do repetitive actions all day, and have noticed you have pain in your arms, or shoulders that just won’t go away?  Achieve Health Chiropractic and Acupuncture can help you diagnose your pain, and get you some much wanted relief!  We use a healthy approach using chiropractic treatments instead of costly drugs to get you some relief. Chiropractic care continues to be the top treatment options for work related injuries. Lower back pain and repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, are just two of the more common work related conditions we treat on a regular basis. In working with hundreds of work related injuries we have found individuals are afraid to file a worker’s comp claim for fear of losing their job. it is illegal for your employer to punish you for having a work injury or filing a claim. You are entitled by law to receive adequate care to return your health. At Achieve Health Chiropractic and Acupuncture, we can help.  If you are not sure if you have a work related injury, please contact us to let us help you determine its origin.  You can call and schedule a free consultation at 763-323-3456, or you can email to schedule an...