Thursday, February 26, 2015

Bozeman, Montana, Treat Your Back Pains With "Pro" Chiropractic Care

If you are suffering from back pain, chiropractic care is a great way to deal with certain levels of pain and to treat it quickly and effectively. For injuries stemming from a sports related accident, an auto accident, or just sleeping on your back the wrong way, a great chiropractor is going to know the best methods to treat the pain, and will work with you, to find and deliver the best course of treatment.

Types of care - 
When visiting a chiropractor's office, you have to choose a facility that has the tools and training to tackle it all. From family care for young to old, sports related injury care, whiplash and auto accident injury care, or treating a patient who simply has back problems for unknown reasons. Offering adjustments, pain relieving therapies, functional taping, and active rehabilitation, the best chiropractors can do it all.

With the best facilities, and the latest equipment and technologies, the Top Rated Bozeman Chiropractors at Pro Chiropractic can treat your injury or pain. You have to visit a qualified office, and the most experienced service providers, to know the treatment you are getting, is going to address and resolve your pain.  

This is not the time to visit a "stroll-in" chiropractic joint, that seduces you with a cut rate promotional fee.....$29, $17,  Seriously??  

You and your spine deserve a compassionate chiropractor, who will listen to your concerns in a calm and un-rushed environment.  Chiropractors who charge a reasonable fee, reflecting the quality of their care and the extent of their advanced training.  This is the chiropractor that you should expect to encounter at Pro Chiropractic.

The facilities that you visit - 
When you go in for chiropractic care, you have to choose the right facilities. You can choose a friendly chiropractor, but if they don't have the equipment to properly diagnose you, or the right training or technologies to deal with your pain, they won't be able to properly treat your condition.

You want to visit an established Bozeman Chiropractic Clinic, one that employs the latest technologies, and has the best equipment on site. Can you believe that some Gallatin Valley chiropractic clinics don't even have the ability to x-ray your spine at their clinic?  This can mean an expensive and time consuming trip to the hospital.  The Bozeman and Belgrade Pro Chiropractic Clinics offer the latest diagnostic tools including digital x-ray, MSK Ultrasound, iPad posture analysis, dynamic gait scan, and MORE, in-house to reduce cost and better serve you.

Whether it is for traditional back pain treatment, or soft tissue therapy, you have to visit the offices that are well equipped to deal with all patients, and any kind of care or treatment that you might require to treat your pain.

The doctors - 
Of course you want to be treated by licensed, and well trained chiropractors, when you choose to go in for chiropractic care. Therefore, as a patient, you have to do your research.   Did you know that there are nearly a dozen recognized chiropractic specialty's including orthopedics, sports medicine, pediatrics, and neurology?  Every one of the chiropractors at Pro Chiropractic have dedicated themselves to improving their education and skills, and possess or are working toward advanced chiropractic certification.  For example, Bozeman native, Dr. Jonathan Wilhelm, is a certified chiropractic sports physician (CCSP), and serves on the board for the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.  

When you visit a chiropractic office that demands excellence in their doctor's training, you will not only receive the best form of treatment, you will also have exceptional chiropractors tend to your pain. So, regardless of the type of care you need, or what pain you are dealing with, you can have that pain treated through the services of a first-rate chiropractor. Whether it is a sports injury, a work injury, or a whiplash injury from a car accident you were in, Pro Chiropractic can treat it all, and they are going to provide you with compassionate care choices, from outstanding chiropractors, in a modern facility.

We invite you to experience the Pro Chiropractic difference, and end your back pains at these locations today!

Pro Chiropractic Bozeman
 2405 W Main St, Ste 8
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 551-4057

Pro Chiropractic Belgrade
 8757 Jackrabbit Lane Suite A
Belgrade, MT 59714
(406) 388-9915

Pro Chiropractic Manhattan
122 East Main Unit 102
Manhattan, MT 59741
(406) 284 - 4018

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Autoimmune Disease And Chiropractic

Did you know that autoimmune disease is the THIRD largest category of disease in the United States behind heart disease and cancer?  There are more than 80 autoimmune diseases and they affect over 50 million Americans.  But what is an autoimmune disease?

Imagine that your immune system is an army whose sole purpose is to protect your body from intruders, such as viruses, bacteria and other outside toxins.  What if that army all of the sudden turned it's guns on you and started attacking your tissues?  That is autoimmunity.  Your body's natural ability to fight external threats starts to attack the body's tissues.  This process can cause symptoms such as fatigue, fever, malaise (feeling unwell), joint pain and rash, among others.  These symptoms usually wax and wane causing exacerbations of symptoms then going into remission.  Autoimmune diseases affect blood vessels, connective tissue, endocrine glands, joints, muscles, red blood cells and skin.  They can also start attacking your organs, such as the liver, intestines or kidneys. 
The exact cause of autoimmunity is unknown, but it is believed to be a combination of heredity and environment.  If a family member has an autoimmune disease, you are 2 to 5 times more likely of developing one.  Environmental triggers include certain medications, hormones (such as pregnancy and stress hormones) and chemical irritants.  Women are 75% more likely to be affected by autoimmune disorders, especially African-American, Hispanic-American and Native American women.  

Examples of autoimmune disorders include: rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's disease, multiple sclerosis, type I diabetes mellitus, psoriasis and irritable bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease), among many, many others.  Autoimmune disease is one of the top 10 causes of death of females over 65, the second highest cause of chronic illness and the top cause of morbidity in females in the United States.  These diseases are treated by medical doctors using immunosuppressant drugs and corticosteriods, which both have pretty severe side effects when used for extended periods of time.  

What does this have to do with chiropractic, you ask?  Chiropractic can be a fantastic supportive treatment for those who suffer from autoimmune disorders.  The treatment goals for most autoimmune diseases include reduction of symptoms, control the autoimmune response and to maintain the body's ability to fight disease.  Immunity is controlled by the brain stem which is protected and encased by the upper cervical spine.  Chiropractic adjustments relieve the pressure on the nervous system caused by misalignments in the spine.  Every cell, organ and tissue in your body is controlled by the nervous system, so relieving the pressure on the nervous system promotes better health and function of those cells, organs and tissues.  In short, chiropractic adjustments allow your body to function at it's fullest potential.  Chiropractic patients with autoimmune diseases often relate improvement in symptoms such as fatigue, joint pain and muscle aches.  With dietary alterations and consistent chiropractic adjustments, patients have noticed a marked decrease in inflammation caused by autoimmunity.

If you, or someone you know, are in the Belgrade or Bozeman, Montana area and looking for a chiropractor to help with symptoms caused by an autoimmune disease, please call Dr. Shea Stark with ProChiropractic at 406-388-9915 to schedule an appointment.  Dr. Stark is a board certified chiropractor and the author of this blog post.  To learn more about Dr. Stark and the many benefits of chiropractic care, please visit our website: