Most people are aware of the benefits chiropractic treatments offer in terms of helping people recover from injuries sustained in automobile accidents. Here at Physical Therapy Associates of South Florida in Tamarac, we are doing our part to educate people about the types of chiropractic services we offer, and the conditions we treat. Here is some information about our approach to chiropractic care and how we help our patients live healthy, active and pain-free lives.

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How Chiropractic Services Help Improve Health and Wellness

The manifestation of a number of chronic health conditions is the direct result of sleep deprivation. According to Healthy Sleep which is a resource from the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, sleep deprivation is at the core of diseases like hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes. In addition, sleep deprivation affects the way the immune system functions and is closely associated with mood disorders.

Here in our office, the inability of our patients to acquire a full eight hours of sleep seriously, as we know that the life expectancy of people who get five hours of sleep or less is reduced by 15 percent. Our chiropractic care team use a number of chiropractic services to address sleep deprivation. Our chiropractor uses adjustments to correct subluxations in the spinal column to help relax the patient and remove the stress off of the disc. Adjustments also pain, they reduce inflammation and allow for better communication between the nerves in the spine and the brain to communicate more effectively.

Chiropractic Services Help Prevent Injury and Include Nutritional Counseling

Here in our Tamarac office, we often encounter people who have pain and other symptoms they can’t explain. Most people fail to realize their choice of diet is a factor in terms of how their bodies function. Depending on the overall health of a person, their diet can often be the source of chronic inflammation, water retention, and pain in the muscles and joints. One of the chiropractic services our practice offers is nutritional counseling. Our doctors use help people develop and maintain their nutritional goals through the use of holistic treatment modalities. Our team also prescribes our patients with exercise regimens to help elongate their spinal columns, help them practice proper body mechanics, and strengthen their core and back muscles. This helps improve flexibility, increase mobility, improve digestion and the way the body fuels itself and prevent future injuries.

Chiropractic Treatments Help In a Number of Ways

Our dedicated chiropractic care team offers a host of chiropractic services to help our patient’s live full and active lives. Beyond the traditional chiropractic services, most people are familiar with, we utilize specialized therapies to help our patients who are living with conditions like migraines, diabetic neuropathy, arthritis, hypertension, frozen shoulder syndrome, slipped discs, pregnancy, sports injuries, automobile accidents, sciatica, and many others. The specific services we offer to alleviate symptoms associated with these conditions include but are not limited to the following: Physical therapy, massage therapy, post-surgical rehabilitation, balance management, sports medicine, and pain management. We use a combination of treatments like cryotherapy, hot and cold therapies, hydrotherapy, ultrasound therapy, cold laser therapy, and muscle stimulation treatments to deliver effective chiropractic care.

Break Down the Barriers

Anything that prevents people from taking part in the activities they love reduces their quality of life and affects the lives of the people around them. Here at Physical Therapy Associates of South Florida in Tamarac, our focus is to help our patients live their best lives possible. We believe that delivering efficient chiropractic care without the use of prescription drugs is the safest, most effective way to provide our patients with the relief they need. To learn more about the services we offer, and how we may be of service to you, give our office a call today at (954) 951-6699.