When scheduling an appointment with a chiropractor, it can be challenging to know the kind of treatment to ask for. You’ve heard about chiropractic adjustments. But did you know there’s another noninvasive technique that can also relieve pain or irritation?
Most people will suffer from back pain at some point during their lifetime. If we are lucky, our back pain will be temporary and manageable and will go away on its own without the need for treatment. However, countless people are also living with long-term, moderate, to severe back pain that is having a very real and debilitating impact on their quality of life.
The Koren Specific Technique (KST) is a revolutionary chiropractic technique. It is named after Dr. Tedd Koren, who discovered it in 2003. The technique uses a specific tool called an ArthroStim. The chiropractor uses this tool to deliver precise and specific adjustments to the patient. In theory, this procedure asks the body where the problem is, and it specifically targets that area for treatment.
According to the American Chiropractic Association, damage to cervical nerves, muscles, discs, ligaments, and blood vessels causes sudden injury to the neck. Experts refer to this neck injury as whiplash. It happens because of the sudden forceful backward and forward movement of your head.
Ultrasound therapy is the use of sound waves to treat medical problems, and in particular, those conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. It is a technique that is increasingly being offered by chiropractors who realize the benefits that it can offer patients.
If you are injured or have a chronic condition, your chiropractor might recommend cold laser therapy. During cold laser therapy, your chiropractor will use low levels of light to treat conditions at or below the body’s surface. While the powerful laser can travel deep within the body, it’s low intensity, so it doesn’t heat the tissue. This innovative chiropractic treatment provides lots of benefits.