Bellah Therapies LLC offers spinal manipulation service at our physical therapy clinic. Spinal manipulation is also called spinal manipulative therapy. It's an orthopedic care technique where practitioners use their hands or a device to apply a controlled thrust to a joint of your spine. The amount of force can vary, but the thrust moves the joint for improved mobility and a therapeutic effect on the musculoskeletal system.
Some therapists use more twisting motions or force, while others are gentler. The therapist may also use:
Several studies have been conducted showing spinal manipulation to be moderately effective in easing chronic pain. It's usually safe when performed by someone who is trained and licensed. Serious complications are rare but can include herniated disks, compressed nerves, and even stroke. The licensed therapists at our physical therapy clinic can help you understand the procedure and its risks more thoroughly.
Try one or more of our pain management services in Harker Heights, TX soon to start alleviating your pain. You can get in touch with us by calling 254-394-2710.