Chiropractic Care is Provided by Zaker Chiropractic
Chiropractic care is effective for treating all types of sports injuries, repetitive motion and personal injuries as well as back pain. In fact, according to the ACA, 31 million people experience back pain during any given year. Thankfully, chiropractic treatments, like adjustments, MUA and spinal decompression can help with most soft tissue injuries, and chiropractic care is considered safe and does not cause serious side-effects.
By correcting postural imbalances and structural misalignments our of chiropractors in Newport Beach, Torrance & San Pedro will help you restore your own inborn ability to be healthy. When nerve flow from your brain is interrupted by some type of interference (spinal misalignment, muscle tightness or inflammation), your body cannot function at its full potential.
At our wellness centers, we identify spinal misalignments and treat them with noninvasive, drug-free, hands-on techniques. From arthritis and migraines to tendonitis and sciatica, we treat all types of conditions by blending modern innovative techniques with chiropractic procedures.
Injuries Treated at Zaker Chiropractic
If you have a soft tissue injury that is the result of a car, sports or repetitive motion injury, our chiropractor can help you. The number one reason most people visit a chiropractor is for back pain, and back pain can be caused by a variety of injuries, including herniated discs, sciatica, spinal stenosis and arthritis. Chiropractic adjustments, decompression therapy and MUA are effective at lowering back pain and healing the underlying injury.
Chiropractic care is also effective for treating sports and repetitive motion injuries. Common sports and repetitive motion injuries we treat include Achilles tendinitis, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff injuries, runners knee, tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Car accidents are notorious for causing whiplash and herniated discs in the back and neck as well as headaches. Our chiropractic treatments are effective at lowering the symptoms of whiplash, include neck pain and stiffness and reducing the frequency of your headaches while healing the injury to your neck.
Chiropractic Care Treatments
Our chiropractic care treatments are designed to help reduce your symptoms and heal your injuries naturally. These treatments help lower inflammation, promote proper joint function and help reduce pain and discomfort.
Chiropractic adjustments from our chiropractors involve using a smooth, swift force to realign joints that are slightly misaligned. This treatment helps with upper and lower back pain and extremity joint pain. It can be used to help heal whiplash, Achilles tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, runner’s knee and various shoulder injuries.
Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA)
In some instances, you may be better benefited by manipulation under anesthesia (MUA). These are chiropractic adjustments that are performed while you are lightly sedated. We offer this treatment to individuals who have chronic, painful conditions, like arthritis, severe back and/or neck pain and muscle problems, like spasms and short muscles. Our MUA treatment is performed at a local Ambulatory Surgery Center for your safety.
Spinal decompression treatments are performed on a decompression table. It is used to help with back and neck pain caused by herniated discs and pinched nerves. During your session, you will lay on the decompression table with a belt around your waist. Our chiropractor will adjust the table to maximize the effectiveness of the results. While you are undergoing spinal decompression, the table will provide a gentle force in order to lengthen certain sections of your spine to give your discs the room they need to heal. As your discs heal, you will experience improved range of motion of your back and less pain.
Chiropractic Care with Dr. Misa Zaker and Dr. Johng H. Kim, D.C.
Our chiropractors Dr. Misa Zaker and Dr. Johng H. Kim, D.C. are dedicated to your health and wellness. If you are suffering from back, neck or extremity joint pain, like pain in your shoulders, elbows and knees, we may be able to help. Our chiropractors always utilize a whole body approach that seeks to not only treat your injury but to improve your overall health.
Chiropractic Care FAQ
At Zaker Chiropractic, there are a few common questions that we hear from our patients. As a San Pedro chiropractor, we are here to answer them. Take a look at some of the questions below! They might answer some of your common questions as well.
As a Torrance chiropractor, this is one of the most common questions we hear. The answer is that you should come and see us whenever you have questions about your healthcare! We provide comprehensive healthcare services to everyone who comes to see us. While most people think about coming to see us when they have back pain, we can treat injuries throughout the entire body. This includes the neck, the hips, the knees, the shoulders, and more! In addition, we also provide preventative care, lifestyle advice, and more! Our goal is to be a one-stop-shop for all healthcare services!
As a Newport Beach chiropractor, we encourage everyone to see a doctor, such as our chiropractors, at least once per year. This allows us to answer any questions that you have while also performing a full physical exam to find any injuries or ailments that might not yet have caused any symptoms.
At the same time, some people might need to see us more often. Those who are recovering from serious injuries or who are dealing with a chronic medical condition should talk to us to figure out how often we need to see them. This will ensure that we are providing the best possible care to all of our patients.
Yes! As a San Pedro chiropractor, we have undergone a tremendous amount of training to make sure that we provide safe care to all of our patients. Please know that we will explain the risks and benefits of every procedure that we perform before we do it. We make sure that our patients are active participants in their own healthcare. Furthermore, this is one of the major benefits of seeing a chiropractor. We have the ability to tailor our treatment plans to meet the individual needs of our patients.
As a Newport Beach chiropractor, we will explain the risks and benefits of our procedures ahead of time. The vast majority of our treatments do not hurt at all. It is normal for patients to be nervous the first time they come to see us and the sensations that accompany an adjustment or manipulation might be unusual for some patients; however, it is very unusual for a patient to feel pain during the visit.
The exact cost of seeing a chiropractor is going to vary from practice to practice and from visit to visit. The good news is that most health insurance plans will cover the cost of a chiropractic visit to some extent. In addition, chiropractors also accept most forms of workers' compensation insurance. As a Torrance chiropractor, we promise that we will be transparent and honest regarding the cost of our services. We will never perform anything without first explaining to our patients how much the visit will cost. Furthermore, we also have payment plans so that we can work out a financial arrangement that works best for our patients. Finally, please call us if you have any questions about your insurance plan. We are here to help in any way that we can.
Yes! A chiropractor is a doctor; however, there are differences between us and a traditional doctor. Both chiropractors and traditional doctors attend college and graduate with a four-year degree after finishing school. Once college is finished, medical doctors go to a traditional medical school to earn their MD, which stands for a doctor of medicine. In contrast, chiropractors go to chiropractic school and earn their DC, which stands for doctor of chiropractic. Both programs last for four years. Therefore, chiropractors are doctors; however, our training is different from that of a traditional medical doctor.
There are numerous benefits that come with trusting a San Pedro chiropractor, such as Zaker Chiropractic. We take the time to get to know our patients. We focus on manual therapy, which limits the possible side effects or complications that could accompany our treatment options. We also seek to identify the root cause of the problem instead of just treating the symptoms on the surface. This allows us to help our patients get better and stay better. Contact our Newport Beach Chiropractor today at (949) 446-1172 to make an appointment!
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