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What is Chiropractic?
The word “chiropractic” comes from ancient Greek and means “done by hand.” Dr. Leichter makes adjustment to the joints of the body, His techniques have been used in health care for many centuries and is at the heart of modern chiropractic care. Adjustments help relieve pain and restore normal functioning to the spine, joints and supporting structures of the body. Chiropractic care is about complete body health. Dr Leichter may prescribe therapeutic exercise, provide nutritional counseling, and recommend rehabilitation and injury prevention strategies.
When should I see a chiropractor?
Chiropractic is about ensuring the body is in optimal health. Dr Leichter locates and reduces interferences to our natural state of being healthy. Many patients visit Leichter Chiropractic for wellness care and find that treatment helps them to maintain mobility and good range of motion.
Many patients seek chiropractic care for headache, back pain, neck pain, arthritis, work, accidents, sports injuries, household chores, even the stress of daily living can cause painful joint and spinal problems.
Chiropractic is far more than just curing back pain. Dr leichter can help improve posture, nutrition, sleep, physical fitness and the mental state.
Should I receive chiropractic care while pregneant?
Pregnancy is an especially good time for a better functioning nerve system. As the baby grows, the extra weight puts additional stress on spinal joints.
OB/GYNs often recommend patients to visit us because Chiropractic is completely natural and offers a safe way to relieve back pain in expectant mothers without the need for drugs.
Pregnant mothers find that chiropractic adjustments improve the comfort of their pregnancy and make delivery easier for themselves and their baby.
Adjusting methods are always adapted to a patient’s size, weight, age, and condition of health.
Should children receive chiropractic care?
Similar to requiring regular dental check-ups, children require regular spinal check-ups, to insure the development of healthy spines. Many significant spinal problems can have their origin in the accidents of a normal, active childhood and even in the process of childbirth, itself.
There have been a number of studies indicating a healthy spine leads to increased nervous system immunity. Many parents report fewer missed school days when their children are checked regularly.
Chiropractic adjusting procedures are adapted for a child’s smaller spine.
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