Hip pain affects so many movements in everyday life that it can be one of the most frustrating ailments to deal with on a daily basis. Hip pain is often caused by problems with your muscles, ligaments, tendons, or your lower back. Our chiropractors are highly trained to help you figure out the cause and correct your body to reduce the pain.
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Pain in the ribs can be one of the most challenging ailments that our patients face. Every breath, cough, or sneeze can give substantial amounts of discomfort. Patients will usually describe their complaint as having a “rib out” and often have accompanying symptoms of pain including radiation along either side of the rib cage. The source of these complaints can be from a variety of reasons including repetitive strain, recent trauma such as a car accident, or a sports injury. No matter what the cause of the rib pain it is often easily treated with conservative chiropractic care.
People with the condition commonly describe it as a “shooting pain down the back of the leg” but there are many different ways that it can present itself. Left unattended or improperly managed, it can cause a lot of pain, discomfort, and disability.
We treat a variety of back pains from the bottom of your neck all the way down to the base of your spine including your pelvis and hips. These problems often arise as a result of trauma or repetitive strain from work and other activities. Whether it is a sprain, strain, “slipped disc”, “rib out”, or you feel “stuck” in a position, we will be able to evaluate and manage most cases of mechanically related back pain.
Neck pain will affect a significant portion of the population at some point in their lives. Gentle and specific treatments to the neck can alleviate common pain and discomfort complaints. Some patients new to chiropractic care will have a fear of “getting their neck popped”. For those patients, we offer alternative low force or non-manipulative solutions alongside traditional treatments to your complaints that will accommodate your concerns and values. If you are interested in your options please talk to your doctor.
Headaches can be among the most debilitating of musculoskeletal complaints but they often respond well to chiropractic care. Migraines (a form of headache) can classically present with disturbed visual patterns in addition extreme levels of discomfort. Your chiropractor is trained to evaluate and treat a variety of headaches.
Do you live by the motto “work hard, play hard”? So do we. Unfortunately, we can sometimes play too hard and injure ourselves. If you find that you have an acute complaint from a sports related injury, or you are dealing with a chronic condition that has failed to resolve itself (through professional treatment or otherwise) we may have a solution for you. Our doctors are trained to evaluate not only the conditions themselves, but also the unique challenges of certain activities including (but not limited to) weight training, skiing, hockey, football, soccer, gymnastics, rugby, volleyball, and many other sports. We have successfully treated a variety of different athletes from recreational softball players to professional and collegiate athletes.
Workplace injuries are a common occurrence in our state. Many of the jobs that Alaskans work require a lot of physical effort and have higher levels risk for slips, falls, or other injuries. We focus on getting you back to work as soon as possible with little or no residual effects from your injury.
Automobile accidents are unfortunately common still today. The long term effects of a major or minor collisions can be very debilitating, especially if left untreated for a period of time after the accident. We have managed thousands of automobile injury cases over the years and understand the complexities that arise from such injuries. If you have been involved in an automobile accident, we recommend that you call today for an evaluation of your injuries.
If you have been injured in a car accident, or are a victim of some other injury, we can evaluate your problem. We have successfully managed many cases and worked with many of the top attorneys in the state to document and treat a variety of personal injuries.
Extremity injuries are very common. Our chiropractors are trained to treat many common extremity conditions such as plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, ankle sprains, shin splints, elbow tendonitis, rotator cuff injuries, knee injuries, and hip pain.