Welcome to the Chiropractic Symptom Center
At Whole Health Chiropractic Wellness Center, we specialize on dealing with wide a range of common health issues and symptoms. Click the links above to learn more about what we can do for you.
Bursitis is a painful condition affecting the small sacs called bursae that cushions the muscles, tendons and bones near the joints. Typically, bursitis happens in the elbow, hip and shoulder. In some cases, a person can also have bursitis on the heel, knee and the base of the big toe. Treatment of bursitis includes resting the patient’s affected joint while protecting it from additional trauma. Ideally, the pain fades away after a few weeks with proper healing treatment. Chiropractic treatment is a perfect choice to treat bursitis.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of bursitis like joint tenderness, mobility difficulty, joint pain, and swelling on the affected joint, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a tingling sensation, weakness and numbness and various other issues in your hand due to applied pressure on the median wrist nerve. The median nerve, along with several tendons, runs from the forearm to the hand through the carpal tunnel. The function of the media nerve is to control feeling and movement.
The pressure that leads to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be due to swelling or anything that makes your carpal tunnel smaller. Chiropractic care is an ideal option to treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome like tingling or numbness of the hand, pain in the wrist or in one or both of your hands, weakness in one or both hands, coordination issues, impaired fine finger movements in one or both hands, weak grip, atrophy of the muscular bulge under the thumb and difficulty carrying items with hand grips, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Fibromyalgia is condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain often associated with sleep issues, difficulty in sleeping and mood and memory problems. According to researchers, Fibromyalgia escalates painful feelings by affecting the way the brain processes pain signals. The symptoms sometimes appear after a surgery, infection, trauma or psychological stress.
Women are more likely to experience fibromyalgia than men. Patients who suffer from Fibromyalgia also experience anxiety and depression, irritable bowel syndrome, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. Chiropractic treatment can help control these symptoms.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of fibromyalgia such as sleep disturbance, multiple tender areas, a reduced ability to exercise, body aches, chronic muscle pain and fatigue, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Joint disease is a progressive disorder affecting the body’s cartilage. Actually, it is the oldest form of arthritis and the primary cause of joint pain among adults. It affects older people and it may get worse as they age.
You can develop joint disease symptoms all over the body and in any of your joints. However, it usually affects the neck, hips, hands, knees and upper and lower back. Without proper treatment, joint disease may get worse overtime and can affect all major joints of the body. Chiropractic treatment can help alleviate the symptoms and prevent the risks of secondary conditions.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of joint disease such as joint swelling, morning stiffness, limited movement, grating of the joint with motion, joint pain often relieved by rest, worsened joint pain following weight bearing or exercise, subtle onset of deep joint pain and joint pain in rainy weather, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Low Back Pain
Low back pain is a disorder that affects the nerves, bones, and muscles of the back. The pain can vary from a mild constant ache to a stabbing sharp feeling. By duration, it can be categorized as acute pain (pain lasting less than six weeks) and sub-chronic pain (pain lasting six to twelve months). The symptoms usually develop within several weeks from the time they actually start.
Lower back pain can be caused by different problems in the interconnected network of nerves, bones, spinal muscles, tendons and discs on the lumbar spine.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of Low back pain such as stiffness, pain, tenderness, difficulty standing straight, leg fatigue while walking, weakness and discomfort when sleeping, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Osteoporosis happens when there is a significant decline in the quality of the body’s bones. The bones get weak and could potentially break after a fall or minor bump. When this condition occurs, bones can lose mass and identity.
The good news is that there are plenty of steps that can be considered to prevent and treat osteoporosis. Chiropractic treatment is an ideal option.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of osteoporosis such as neck pain, lower back pain, bone pain, stooped appearance, loss of height over time and bone tenderness, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
During pregnancy, the structural and hormonal changes in the body can lead to pelvic and spinal misalignment. This is often the cause of lower back pain. The pain ranges from mild to severe due to the pinching and misalignment of nerves. It can lead to major stress overload to the nervous system of the expectant mother.
Reducing the stress in the nerve system is the key to normal body function. And this is where chiropractic care becomes useful. Many mothers are not aware of the benefits they can get from simple treatments and adjustment during pregnancy.
For expectant mothers, chiropractic care is something you must consider for your health and your baby’s too. Get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Sciatica is the pain that exudes along the sciatic nerve, branching from the lower back through the hips and buttocks and down to each leg. Basically, this condition affects only one side of the body. Sciatica usually occurs when a bone spur, narrowing of the spine or herniated disk compresses a certain part of the nerve, leading to numbness, inflammation and pain in the affected leg.
The pain can be severe, often treated using operative techniques over several weeks. People suffering from Sciatica who experience leg weakness, bowel changes and bladder issues can consider chiropractic care.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of Sciatica such as weakness of the foot or knee, sensation changes on the sole or calf of your foot, tingling, numbness, difficulty in walking, and immobility of your foot or feet, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Scoliosis is a common condition characterized by the sideways curving of the spine. It can affect any regions in the spine, but the most common affected areas are the chest and the lower back section. Usually, scoliosis is mild, though some children may experience spinal deformities that could become severe as they grow.
When there is a significant curving of the spine, it can reduce the space within the patient’s chest, thus reducing the functionality of the lungs. Children who are suffering from mild scoliosis are closely monitored with X-rays to see if the condition gets worse.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of scoliosis such as uneven shoulders, uneven waist or hips, posture change and loss of structural balance, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
In the context of chiropractic, subluxation refers to the supposed misalignment of the spinal column that could lead to several symptoms known as vertebral subluxation complex. Traditionally, chiropractic subluxation is the highlight of chiropractic care.
Subluxation is associated by constant changes in the tissues including hyperemia and congestion. Hyperemia is the excess of blood in a particular region in the body. It happens when the blood is obstructed from circulating normally. Congestion is a joint dysfunction affecting the muscles in various ways, leading to pain and never irritations.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of subluxation such as asymmetry, tenderness, pain, decreased mobility, swelling, rigidity and inflammation, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Tension headache is the oldest form of headache, also known as a normal headache. It may be associated with a constant ache affecting both sides of a person’s head. There could also be a feeling of your neck muscles tightening and pressure behind the eyes. Normally, a tension headache won’t be extremely severe to prevent you from doing your everyday routine, but is extremely annoying none the less.
There are available treatments for tension headaches. It is often a matter of balancing healthy habits with nondrug treatments such as chiropractic care.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from tension headaches or other forms of headaches, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Torticollis is a condition characterized by the twisting, extension and flexion of neck muscles beyond normal positions. Torticollis is a Latin term which means ‘twisted neck’. In this condition, the neck twists to one side, which leads to a head tilt. It can either develop slowly or acutely from trauma.
Twisting or bending the neck too much can cause acute torticollis. It comes with several symptoms, though you often feel uncomfortable with your head rotated or straight to one side. It hurts when trying to move the head to the other side.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of torticollis such as sore neck muscles, elevation of your shoulder on the affected side, neck muscle stiffness, limited motion, neck pain, headaches, neck muscle enlargement and head tremors , get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.
Whiplash refers to a neck injury caused by a sudden and strong back and forth movement of the neck, as if a whip cracks. It usually occurs in the event of a rear-end auto accident, but other causes such as sport accidents, trauma and physical abuse are also possible.
Whiplash is also called strain or sprain, but these terms are also associated with other neck injuries.
When to consider chiropractic treatment? If you are suffering from common symptoms of whiplash such as blurred vision, irritability, fatigue, difficulty swallowing, dizziness, pain in the legs or arms, pain between your shoulder blades, pain in your hands or feet, ringing of the ears, nausea and vertigo, get in touch with our team now and schedule an appointment.