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No one wants to be in chronic pain. Many of us reach a stage in our lives where we believe that our choice is simply to live with pain of headaches, upper or lower back pain or tingling in the arms and legs. Some of us have seen a doctor yet very little is done except to prescribe pain medication and muscle relaxants. Yet, if this is all you have done, you have missed out on a major part of healthcare that is available to patients with chronic pain. The way to improvement for these problems may be found in chiropractic treatment.
Here at Lee Chiropractic in Irvine, California, we specialize in the latest techniques to eliminate back pain. While our focus in on the back and spine, injuries in the back can cause discomfort in other parts of the body. Sometimes people find they have numbness and tingling in the arms or legs with or without corresponding back pain. Yet, when they visit the chiropractor, this condition is improved or cured altogether by treating the back and spinal area. Neck pain is quite common with back injuries since the top of the spine forms the neck region of the body. Migraine headaches and other types of headaches can also be caused by injury or excess pressure in the spine.
Upper back injuries can migrate pain to the shoulder, neck and trunk area. Pain in these areas can be tricky to find because the symptoms are not always felt at the point of injury. Mid back pain is often felt in the trunk area, but can be felt in the upper or lower back. Bulging discs or herniated discs can cause difficulty with walking, bending and lifting especially in the lower back. Plus, without proper treatment these injuries can reoccur often worse than before. Sciatica is often associated with low back pain which is pain that shoots down the legs. It is the result of a pinched nerve in the lower back. This can be debilitating for some, but usually responds very well to chiropractic treatment.
So, if you are looking for pain relief in Irvine, please come see us at Lee Chiropractic. A call to our office will result in an appointment for an exam with one of our great doctors. We accept most medical insurance. Relief from your aching body is just a phone call away.
At Lee Chiropractic, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic wellness care to our patients. Below is a sampling of the different chiropractic services we offer in our Irvine office.
We provide advanced spinal correction utilizing sound and proven chiropractic techniques. The specific techniques utilized by Dr. Lee are the Palmer Method, Diversified Technique, Gonstead Technique, Cox Flexion-Distraction Technique, Sacral Occipital Technique, and Activator Method. Never in the history of chiropractic have we been able to provide the level of help and expertise that now exists. These correction methods are even safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. John Lee has years of training and experience in spinal adjustments.
We teach our patients specific exercises designed just for them to help strengthen and correct their own unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction by as much as 30-40%. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.
We often find it helpful to "coach" our patients on certain activities they should avoid or do differently to avoid aggravating their particular health challenge. Our goal is to help every patient achieve a fulfilling and happy lifestyle full of the activities they enjoy most. We recognize that each of our patients is a whole person, and helping them reach true health and wellness is a collaborate effort between our professionals and our patients.
We provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices to enhance our patient´s return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for you? Dr. John Lee can provide a structured nutritional program based on your individual needs.
Posture and spinal screenings can reveal important health information and unlock the door to improved health and well-being. We provide screenings at local gyms, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.
To complement and enhance the healing effects of Dr. Lee's specific Chiropractic manipulative treatment, we at Lee Chiropractic also provide the following physiological therapeutic procedures:
We have experienced, licensed massage therapists on staff to provide soft tissue treatments and myofascial release techniques. They are skilled in many different massage techniques such as trigger point therapy, deep tissue, sports massage, Swedish and more. Massage therapy can greatly compliment chiropractic adjustments and the other treatments provided.