Fort Meigs Family Chiropractic’s Available Services


What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic care is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neurological and musculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches. By focusing on how to improve things like alignment, posture, gait and musculoskeletal coordination, we can help alleviate pain and inflammation and improve the function of your body.

Who performs chiropractic care?

Doctors of Chiropractic Medicine – often referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and typically some sort of adjustment or treatment. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling. By treating the entire body, rather than the joint or muscle causing pain, we can typically see results that can’t be achieved through traditional medicine.

How does chiropractic differ from other forms of health care?

As a Perrysburg resident, you will notice a wide variety of health care practitioners from medical doctors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, physical therapist, and osteopaths, among others. What makes the chiropractor unique is that we treat the central nervous system via adjusting the spinal column and joints. The nervous system regulates all functions of your body. So, by making several minor adjustments to reduce inflammation and improve neurofunction, we can have a large impact on how your entire body functions. Controlling the nervous system is one of the most profound treatments available, and is a drug free approach to managing pain and injury.

As a Perrysburg chiropractor, I realign the spinal joints and extremity joints and witness first-hand the benefits of the spinal manipulation procedure. The outcome of spinal adjustment is most often highly beneficial to the patient with very low risk, and can be done as part of a regular treatment program to help ensure lasting benefit.

Perrysburg Chiropractic Care – How does chiropractic work?

There has been a large number of research studies showing the benefits of spinal manipulation for a variety of conditions, and along with the studies comes many opinions on why chiropractic therapy works.

The neurological wiring of the nervous system is affected by chiropractic adjustments due to the relationship of the wiring of the joint and the central nervous system. It is like a house on a circuit breaker. If all of your kitchen appliances are wired together, when one overloads the system, the others in the system will begin to fail as well. Our goal is to remove any obstacles to the normal neurological signal, such as impingement or inflammation, and make sure your body’s circuitry is functioning at peak capacity.

At our Perrysburg Ohio chiropractic clinic, we will take the time to discuss your condition and answer any questions you may have. If you have any questions about the above information, or would like to schedule an appointment call Fort Meigs Family Chiropractic today at 419-874-0405.