Most people believe chiropractic care is only for back pain; however, a chiropractor can help treat all ailments, including leg pain. Since the entire body is connected through joints, soft tissue, and the musculoskeletal system, chiropractic care can help ease and alleviate leg pain. Our chiropractic care team at Peach Orchard Family Chiro in Gilbert, SC, can help treat various musculoskeletal ailments, including leg pain.
What Causes Leg Pain?
Various conditions, diseases, and injuries can cause leg pain. For example, a misalignment of the spine or a pinched sciatic nerve can cause the pain. The different causes may include broken bones, bruising, tendonitis, muscle strain, or overuse. Chronic leg pain can also be caused by nervous system damage and blood vessel conditions. Additionally, carrying excess weight can be a cause of the pain.
Can a Chiropractor Help?
Before providing care for patients suffering from leg pain, our chiropractor will conduct a limited physical, discuss medical history, and may order imaging tests to get a closer look inside the body. The information gathered from the physical and tests can help our chiro doctor identify what is causing the pain and develop a pain management treatment plan.
We can provide treatment, including spinal adjustments, manual manipulation, and cold laser therapy. Other treatment options may include trigger point therapy, muscle stimulation, therapeutic massage, ultrasound, and more. In addition, we offer patients alternative treatment options to undergoing surgery and taking addictive pain medications. Ultimately our care helps treat the root cause of the pain and not just mask the symptoms.
At-Home Treatment Tips
It is possible to use the at-home treatment method for leg pain. This method involves using rest, ice, compression, and elevation to reduce leg pain and can complement treatment provided by our professional. Speak with our team to learn more about at-home treatments in between appointments and help reduce the pain, limiting the need for over-the-counter or prescription medications.
Visit Us for More Information
Our care can help alleviate leg pain by focusing on the root cause of the pain using alternative, non-invasive, and drug-free treatment options. We at Peach Orchard Family Chiro in Gilbert, SC, can provide care to help heal and prevent pain from a variety of different causes. Call our office at (803) 356-2225 to learn more. We are here to help improve your quality of life and overall health so that you can get back to doing what you love without worrying about pain.