Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic Adjustment at Discover Chiropractic Rehabilitation in Kennesaw, GA

Doctor talking to patient about spinal health.

At  Discover Chiropractic & Rehabilitation, Chiropractor in Kennesaw Dr. Gruber and Dr. Ferrari provide chiropractic adjustment (manipulations) to help relieve pain some of the conditions they treat include the following:

  • Shoulder
  • Neck
  • Back
  • Whiplash (auto accident injury)
  • Headaches
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ
  • Spinal decompression
  • Personal Injury

Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic adjustments have been used for over 3,000 years. They are a procedure that is performed with the use of a small instrument or the doctors’ hands to apply a precise and sudden force to a joint located in the spinal joint (also known as the cervical spine and vertebrae). Adjustments are mainly used to help alleviate pain in the following:

  • Joints
  • Muscles
  • Bones
  • Connective tissue
  • Cartilage
  • Tendons
  • Ligaments

Chiropractic adjustments are sometimes used in combination with conventional medical treatments. Dr. Gruber and Dr. Ferrari’s Chiropractor in Kennesaw GA goal is to correct the structural alignment of the problem area and improve the bodies’ physical function while allowing the body to start healing its self.

Treatments: What to Expect

During your first visit, Dr. Gruber will take a complete medical history, including any previous auto accident injury, personal injury, an exam which may include x-rays if the Chiropractor in Kennesaw GA believes the patient will benefit from chiropractic adjustment a care plan for treatment will be developed.

The actual chiropractic adjustment doesn’t take very long to perform and there are generally no restrictions prior to the adjustments.

Dr. Gruber, Chiropractor in Kennesaw GA may also recommend other therapies to aid in the healing process, which include some of the following:

  • Lifestyle changes – Weight loss, dietary consultation, regular exercise (that doesn’t cause more pain to the affected area of the body)
  • Vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplements
  • Ice and heat therapy
  • Rehabilitative therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Electric stimulation therapy

Are Chiropractic Adjustments Safe?

According to the scientific research performed by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, chiropractic adjustment are very safe and carry a very low risk. While some side effects such as fatigue, soreness in the area adjusted, and a mild headache are reported, serious side effects are extremely rare.  

Visit Our Chiropractor in Kennesaw for More Information Today!

Dr. Gruber offers free consultations for new patients and specializes in auto accident injury and personal injury problems. Call our office today at 770-423-9010 to make an appointment to see Dr. Gruber our Chiropractor in Kennesaw, GA.