Our practitioners prescribe and perform spinal mobilization and manipulation services for patients at our Marco Island location. We treat each patient based on their unique needs, prescribing a well-rounded treatment plan that addresses the root cause of their pain and other symptoms.
When you trust the Naples Community Injury Center team with your Marco Island chiropractic care, you can count on us to provide effective, proven treatments and support. We want to help you return to your previous activities and leave our care stronger than you were before your injuries and symptoms.
Call (239) 631-5445 today to schedule your initial intake exam with one of our doctors at our Marco Island office.
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What Are Marco Island Spinal Mobilization and Manipulation Services?
Spinal mobilization and manipulation are two of the most common approaches to adjusting the spine. Both can address misalignments, reduce pain, improve range of motion, and ensure the spine is functioning properly. While the results can be similar, the techniques differ.
Spinal manipulation utilizes high-velocity, low-amplitude (HVLA) thrusts. These are sharp, rapid movements performed by the chiropractor or trained therapist. They are often very effective at correcting issues with the vertebrae alignment and relieving pressure around the joints in the spine. Spinal mobilization, on the other hand, uses low-velocity techniques that often depend on tools to move the joints slowly and methodically to reach the desired outcome.
Both techniques can be used to address pain, reduced range of motion, tightness, and related symptoms. They relieve the pressure in and around the vertebrae to address the cause of these symptoms.
How Our Team Uses Spinal Mobilization and Manipulation in Our Marco Island Practice
Our doctors assess each patient’s unique needs before we prescribe a personalized treatment program to address their concerns and treat their injuries. When we need to relieve pressure, reduce inflammation, and improve the functioning of nerves running through the spine, we may prescribe spinal manipulation or mobilization.
The main consideration when deciding between these two techniques is that spinal manipulation involves using a controlled, forceful jolt to a spinal joint. Spinal mobilization is a gentler technique that uses slow movement. Both techniques involve moving the joint through its range of motion, massaging the area, and exercising the joint to improve joint function.
Some circumstances that might lead our doctors to prescribe mobilization over spinal manipulation include:
- Other bone conditions
- Scoliosis or other deformities
- Patients of young or advanced age
- Patients who are especially frail
- Patient preference
- If the patient is experiencing acute pain and limited mobility in the joint
At Naples Community Injury Center, our practitioners know several techniques for both mobilization and manipulation. You can trust our doctors to carefully review your needs, discuss your treatment with you, and prescribe the best option for you.
Get Help With Your Spinal Manipulation and Mobilization Needs From Our Marco Island Team
The Naples Community Injury Center team, including our three doctors and numerous therapists, aims to help every patient manage their symptoms, recover from their injuries, and prevent similar injuries in the future. We use our more than 60 years of combined experience to help patients regain the strength and flexibility necessary to leave our care healthier and stronger than before their injuries occurred.
We provide treatment and rehabilitation to help patients dealing with neck and back injuries and related symptoms due to:
When necessary, we can provide patients with the paperwork, medical records, and other information to support their insurance claims or personal injury lawsuits. Our compassionate team understands this is sometimes necessary to pay for your care, and we will help you heal in any way possible.
Prescribed Spinal Mobilization and Manipulation Treatments in Marco Island
Spinal manipulation and mobilization are generally prescribed to treat issues related to the neck, back, and shoulders. It can also address issues caused by nerve compression in the back or chronic headaches due to problems with the neck or spinal alignment.
Our spinal mobilization and manipulation treatments have provided many patients with good outcomes through the years. We provide the services necessary to reduce pain, improve range of motion, restore natural movement, and mitigate other symptoms.
Each patient receives a personalized treatment plan to meet their unique needs. The parts of this plan will likely include:
The Initial Intake Appointment
During the initial appointment with our team, you will meet with a doctor to diagnose and analyze your condition. They will use a health history, review of your symptoms, physical examination, and medical imaging to better understand your needs. Then, your doctor will prescribe a personalized care plan developed specifically for you.
Either spinal mobilization or spinal manipulation techniques, or both, could be used to address the issues in your neck, back, and shoulders. Other chiropractic adjustments and services might also be necessary based on your symptoms and condition.
You will undergo physical therapy to rebuild strength and increase flexibility. You will participate in corrective exercises, learn about correct posture and safe lifting techniques, and receive a set of prescribed exercises to prevent re-injury in the future.
Throughout your treatment, your doctor and therapists will assess and reassess your progress. The goal is to continue to progress and completely rehabilitate your injury. We want to help you heal, prevent future injuries, and leave our care stronger than you were before.
In addition to corrective and rehabilitative care, we provide a wide range of complementary therapies that aim to reduce your pain, encourage healing, and limit inflammation. These therapies could make it easier to avoid painkillers or other pharmaceuticals for those with contraindications or who wish to take a more natural approach. They include:
Call the Naples Community Injury Center for Your Initial Intake Exam
You can reach the Naples Community Injury Center today to learn more about our spinal mobilization and manipulation services in Marco Island. Our team is available to answer your questions, explain the symptoms we can treat and services we can provide, and schedule your initial intake appointment.