Chiropractic focuses on the disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system. It is mainly used to treat neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, headaches, and pain in the arms and legs. No drugs are used during the course of chiropractic treatment. The most common procedure is spinal manipulation is also called chiropractic adjustment.
The basic concepts underlying chiropractic treatment
- The body's self healing ability is powerful.
- The structure of the body – consisting of bones, joints, nerves, and muscles, and their capacity to function are intertwined closely.
- The aim of a chiropractor is to help the body balance its structure and function.
Why choose us?
Dr. Rudick is a doctor in Chiropractic and he has earned a Masters in Sports Health Science. He is licensed to conduct physical therapy and imaging examinations (radiology). Dr. Rudick's chiropractic and physical therapy career spans almost 20 years.
He has extensive experience in dealing with all kinds of injuries, pain and conditions. He has successfully handled thousands of auto accident injuries, work related injuries, and sports injuries. Our Charm city chiropractic center also has its own in-house radiology suite.
What do chiropractors do?
Chiropractors manipulate or adjust affected tissues, joints, and vertebrae to restore mobility and alleviate pain and tightness in the muscle, which allows tissues to heal.
In many cases, primary treatment is provided by chiropractors. When a patient is suffering from pain in the lower back primary treatment is provided by the chiropractor. Chiropractors may assess their patients through physical examinations, diagnostic imaging, and laboratory testing to determine appropriate chiropractic treatments.