Chiropractic Therapy and Osteopathic Therapy have a common origin, both are related to bone setting and are known as manipulative therapy. Both work on the same philosophy which indicates that spinal health affects the overall health of the body. But they have a slight difference when it comes to implementing practically.
Chiropractic Therapy is commonly used as a pain relief alternative for muscles, bones, joints, and connective tissue which include cartilage, tendons, and ligaments. It has some relation to conventional medical treatment.
Chiropractic treatment is an easy solution and does not involve much if the problem is not prolonged but in severe conditions, it takes time to provide relief to the patients. It is basically an adjustment back to restoring it to its normal position. Its practice involves his or her arm only to fix the vibrator which short and quick moments.
Who are we?
Align body is known for its best chiropractic/osteopathic therapy in Delhi, India. We have a decade of experience in diagnosing patients using chiropractic therapy and osteopathic therapy. We keep ourselves updated with the latest technology and skills by participating in seminars, courses, and workshops globally.
We deal with patients who come with complaints of neck pain, backache, spine pain, and muscular strain in other body parts.
We have expertise in the following:
- Neck pain treatment
- Spinal Decompression
- Injuries due to an accident
- Arthritis Pain
- Massage therapy
- Prolonged back pain
How do we treat them?
During the first visit, your health history will be checked then a physical test specially focused on the spine will be given to you. This process may include some other tests like X-rays etc. If a doctor finds a symptom whether you need a chiropractic therapy session or not. If yes, then a treatment plan will be planned for you.
The chiropractor can do some adjustments while the treatment process which is known as manipulation treatment or manual therapy which simply means that it would be done by using hands.
Whatever be adjustment done will be focused to increase the range and quality of motion in the targeted area.
Chiropractors generally perform more than 90% of manipulative treatment which includes Mobilization (moving a joint through its motion range), Includes some massage, some non-manual treatments like applying ice and heat or in some cases electrical stimulation
Preparation for patients before the chiropractic treatment
There is no special preparation required before taking chiropractic treatment although it may require a number of visits (6 to 10 visits) to achieve maximum improvement. Also, many health insurance policies cover the treatment of chiropractic care, but you need to be self-assured that how many treatments are covered in your insurance policy in a given time period.
What a patient can expect?
In the first visit, your physician will ask about your previous health history and may ask some other test as required to know your current health condition. You can see the result after the treatment and compare it with your condition before engaging in the chiropractic treatment.
During the treatment
In the meantime, of your typical chiropractic treatment, your physician may place you in a specific position to treat the affected part. Generally, you are positioned lying face down on a specifically designed table for the treatment. The chiropractor may use his or her hands to apply a controlled and sudden force to a joint by pushing it beyond its normal range of motion. Probably, a cracking or popping sound may hear while moving your joints during the therapy
Situation after the procedure
Some minor side effects for a few days may be experienced by some people after the treatment of chiropractic adjustment which includes headache, or pain in the body part that was treated during the session.
On the other hand, OMT (Osteopathic Manipulative treatment) helps patients to achieve some relief from muscle pain, carpal tunnel, and migraines. Osteopathic treatment is all about the practice to diagnose illness or injury by proper movement of muscles and joints using some stretching exercises and controlled or gentle pressure.
First of all, there is no limit for age and background. This treatment can be taken by anyone to get relief from pain and achieve healing from the pain. Osteopathic treatment can be taken in various health issues such as:
- Menstrual pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Sinus disorder, etc.
In this Osteopathic treatment, usually physicians apply some gentle pressure to different parts of the body and these techniques are, treatment for structural and tissue abnormalities, relieving joint restriction and misalignment, and promoting the movement of blood flow in the entire body.Align body focus on osteopathy diagnosis and providing relief using other holistic techniques. Our ultimate goal is to provide mobility in body parts and improves the health of our patients.
We focus on the root cause of the problems and recommend a variety of tests before engaging the patient in the treatment process.
We are specialized in chiropractic/ osteopathy therapy in Delhi, India, and manage sports rehabilitation/Neurorehabilitation, etc