Arthritis pain can be relieved with chiropractic services and techniques from OC Medical. Arthritis is an inflammation of the joint, which can occur at any age for multiple reasons or from many different causes. There are many different types of arthritis that are either caused by continuous motions that are repetitive over long periods of time, or from sudden trauma, or simply from the natural process of aging. In turn, this can cause serious stress on the joints. Chiropractic and Physical Medicine techniques for arthritis treatment are very effective in reducing inflammation and swelling of the joints, which will help to relieve the pain caused by all types of arthritis.
Types of arthritis treated at OC Medical include:
- Inflammatory arthritis
- Attachment arthritis
- Crystal arthritis
- Joint infection
- Cartilage degeneration
- Muscle inflammation
- Local conditions (eg. Tennis elbow)
- General conditions (unexplained arthritic pain)
At OC Medical, we care and we understand how arthritic pain and discomfort can be very limiting on living your life the way you want, to its fullest potential. That’s why we are here to help.
For more information about arthritis treatment and relief in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Chiropractic techniques and services are also used to help treat asthma in a natural way. Strain on the nervous system may cause or exacerbate asthma symptoms and trigger asthma attacks. Proper chiropractic adjustments can help to relieve stresses on the nervous system, which will allow the body to begin healing and combating the illness naturally. Chiropractic treatment has also shown to help relieve allergy attacks which often cause asthma attacks in individuals with asthma.
Asthma sufferers have a very delicate respiratory system. An overstimulated or strained nervous system can cause further respiratory distress and problems for someone suffering from asthma, and aggravate their symptoms even further. With chiropractic adjustments, this can help to relieve stress on the nervous systems, and have a more positive effect on the respiratory system, as well as the immune system. Those suffering from asthma may need a few chiropractic sessions before they begin to notice the positive effects of chiropractic treatment on their asthma. Receiving weekly chiropractic treatments can help reduce or eliminate the symptoms of asthma and asthma attacks. For more information about chiropractic asthma treatment in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Carpal Tunnel Treatment
Symptoms of carpal tunnel (also known as CTS) and wrist pain can be reduced and prevented with chiropractic adjustments to the spine and extremities, and it can also be prevented with early chiropractic care, as well. If you tend to use repetitive hand, wrist, and arm movements to perform a specific hobby or while at work, it is very important to consider seeking out proper chiropractic care in order to prevent CTS.
If you are currently experiencing any pain and symptoms in the hands or wrists, chiropractic adjustments can help release pressure on the affected nerves. Common symptoms of this common syndrome can be relieved by regular chiropractic treatment.
Common carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms include:
- Wrist pain
- Numbness, tingling, burning in wrist or hand
- Weakness or loss of grip in hand
- Loss of sleep due to wrist and hand pain
Chiropractic treatment uses techniques to relieve pain to the affected carpal tunnel area as well as the back, shoulder and neck, which may be causing symptoms of carpal tunnel and additional pain. For more information about carpal tunnel symptom relief and prevention in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Cold and Flu
The best way to treat a cold or flu like symptoms is to simply prevent it. A healthy immune system is the very best defense to fight against cold and flu viruses. There are many stresses on your immune system that can weaken and compromise your ability to fight infection and disease. Chiropractic care reduces emotional and physical stress that weakens the immune system. Additionally, chiropractic treatments relieve stress on the nervous system which strengthens the immune system and the function of your body.
Chiropractic treatment can be helpful at any stage of a cold or flu symptoms. Chiropractic techniques enable the lymphatic system to drain properly and flush out all the viruses and bacteria, allowing your body to begin healing more quickly and prevent further or prolonged infection. Chiropractic techniques also reduce the overall stress on the nervous system, head, neck, and back. Chiropractic services also increase range of motion and physical ability to exercise and sleep well, which are beneficial to prevent illness. For more information about chiropractic treatments to boost your immune system in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Chiropractic care can be quite helpful in the treatment and prevention of diabetes type I and II. Although chiropractic care alone is not a cure, it can really help to relieve many of the common diabetic symptoms. Chiropractic techniques relieve pain and discomfort throughout the body, which allows the body to start healing itself. Chiropractic techniques also reduce stress on the nervous system and the immune system, allowing those systems to function properly and restore your health.
Chiropractic care uses natural methods to help with the treatment of symptoms without the use of drugs or other substances which are potentially harmful. These natural chiropractic treatments reduce the stress on the body and prevent any further damage, illness, or disease. Chiropractic care can also help to prevent diabetes by enabling an active lifestyle and healthy eating habits. In most cases, symptoms are easily preventable through a proper diet and regular exercise.
For help with care and prevention of diabetes through chiropractic care in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Disc Injuries & Problems
Chiropractic treatment prevents and treats many common disc injuries and problems. Chiropractic techniques offer a natural approach to treating disc problems and lower back pain. Disc injuries are often caused by repetitive strain on the back. Work activities, hobbies, and other sudden trauma are all common causes of disc injuries.
Common disc injuries include:
- Disc tear
- Bulging disc
- Herniated disc
- Prolapsed disc
Common symptoms of disc problems include:
- Lower back pain
- Numbness, pain, or weakness
- Leg pain in one leg
- Tingling sensation in leg
- Weakness in both legs
- Muscle spasms or pain
For more information about chiropractic treatment of disc problems in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
In addition to relieving pain, reducing stress, and increasing your energy levels, chiropractic treatments are also quite useful in helping to relieve symptoms and conditions associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) such as earaches, abdominal pains, and nausea. Any other additional illness or symptom can severely impact a person that is suffering from CFS, as well. Our chiropractors at OC Medical can help by treating any additional pain and discomfort with special chiropractic techniques. OC Medical treats symptoms of chronic fatigues syndrome (CFS) with special chiropractic techniques and treatments. These chiropractic techniques can help you to increase your energy levels, and improve your overall quality of life. Managing stress with chiropractic treatments will also helps to alleviate fatigue that is generally caused by emotional, mental, and physical stresses that can occur in our daily lives for various different reasons. These special treatments can also aid in reducing physical pain through spinal manipulation, and relieving any stress on the nervous system.
If you would like learn more about chiropractic care and how it can help with chronic fatigue syndrome in Ogden, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Fibromyalgia is commonly known to causes pain in the upper and lower back regions, the legs, the feet, and muscle tissues. Chiropractic treatment can significantly reduce back, neck, leg, and muscle pain for Fibromyalgia sufferers. Chiropractic treatments are also helpful in improving your range of motion, and increase of energy. Although chiropractic treatment is not a cure for Fibromyalgia, chiropractic techniques can significantly help to improve the quality of life and physical abilities of those suffering from Fibromyalgia symptoms.
Benefits of chiropractic therapy for Fibromyalgia sufferers include:
- Increased blood flow which reduces muscle cramping and pain
- Better pain tolerance
- Better range of motion in the joints
- Increased production of endorphins, which decreases pain
If you suffer from Fibromyalgia syndrome, then you most likely understand the feeling of continuous pain, and the inability to find comfort. At OC Medical, we can help you to finally get some much needed relief with our Fibromyalgia treatment and therapy program.
If you would like more information about our chiropractic therapy for Fibromyalgia treatment and symptoms, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with our office, please call OC Medical today. We look forward to helping you feel better!
Headache Treatment & Therapy
Headaches are often caused by poor posture, as well as neck and back injuries. Proper chiropractic adjustment and techniques can be used to help relieve most headache pain and discomfort. OC Medical treats many patients suffering from headaches with continued success. Headaches are often a manifestation of another existing condition such as poor posture, dehydration, irritated connective tissue, and other various chiropractic conditions. OC Medical treats the underlying condition or problem of the headaches as well as the immediate headache symptoms.
At-home exercises, nutrition, and healthy exercise habits can contribute to long-term headache relief as well. Dr. Phelps and Dr. Kocour may provide you with nutritional advice, relaxation techniques, and work postures in addition to in-office spinal adjustments to keep your spine and muscles healthy and ready the physical stresses of daily life. OC Medical’s Doctors of Chiropractic have undergone years of specialized training and boards to properly manipulate your spine and other areas to relieve headache pain and help you return to normal functions. For more information about how chiropractic treatments can help with headache relief, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Many newborn babies suffer from colic which causes unusual amounts of crying in babies between the ages of 3 weeks and 3 months. Babies with colic may appear to be in pain, because they often turn red and draw in their legs and arms when crying. Although the cause of colic is unknown, gentle chiropractic techniques have helped many newborn babies find relief from colic.
The traumatic birthing process can cause subluxation and stress on the nervous system. With gentle chiropractic adjustments, it can help to correct subluxation and relieve any stress on the spine. These chiropractic techniques often help the baby to calm down and find pain relief. In additional to gentle chiropractic techniques, your chiropractor may recommend diet changes for the baby.
Some of the following at-home treatments may help your baby with colic:
- Give your baby a warm bath
- Gently rub your baby’s tummy
- Rock your baby
- Go for a drive
- Avoid soy or dairy-based formulas
- Place a warm water bottle on your baby’s stomach
For more information about chiropractic treatment of colic in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Most children experience at least one ear infection in their lifetime. An ear infection can cause extreme pain, severe irritability, permanent hearing loss or damage, and other more severe infections. Recurring infections of the ear could be a sign or symptom of a more serious condition. Chiropractic care is often used to treat recurring infections of the ear to drain out the lymphatic system, and to restore spine and nervous system health back to its natural state.
The lymphatic system drains bacteria and viruses to keep your child healthy. Chiropractic treatment for ear infection is effective because chiropractic techniques help drain the lymphatic system which can easily get backed up in children. Treating the cause, rather than just the symptoms and pain of ear infections will help prevent future ear infections and promote the overall health of your child. For more information about chiropractic treatment to help with ear infections in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
There are many different types and varying different degrees of insomnia. The causes of it might be physical, psychological, or a combination of two or more issues. Almost all adults suffer from one type of insomnia at some point in their lives. Chiropractic treatments can be very helpful and beneficial when treating insomnia caused by either pain or discomfort in the spinal area or nervous system. Chiropractic treatments can also be a helpful solution with other types of insomnia by helping the body to relax better, to more easily attain sleep.
Although chiropractic care may not cure insomnia, the relief from pain and stress on the spine and nervous system can be enough to help the body to completely relax to allow you to sleep more comfortably. When sleep is attained, it is important that the spine is in alignment to allow the body to get the rest it needs. Making lifestyle changes and sleeping habit changes can also positive affect sleep patterns. If you would like more information about how chiropractic care can help you with insomnia treatment in Ogden, or you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Muscle Cramps & Spasms
Muscle cramps and spasms, or involuntary muscle contractions, can occur as a symptom from many different conditions. This painful symptom can be relieved with proper chiropractic care and techniques.
Although chiropractic care may not treat the underlying condition, the muscle spasm symptoms can be treated effectively with consistent chiropractic care.
Although muscle spasms can occur as a symptom of a neuromuscular disease, they most often occur from over exercising or even dehydration. A combination of chiropractic care and proper nutrition can resolve the majority of muscle spasm problems.
Joint manipulation and soft tissues manipulation are chiropractic techniques used to treat muscle spasms. Regardless of the cause of your muscle spasms, our chiropractors can help you to treat your muscle spasms symptoms. If you would like more information about how chiropractic therapy can help ease your muscle cramps and spasm in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Osteoporosis Treatment &amo; Therapy
Osteoporosis currently has no cure. The best way to manage osteoporosis is to slow the progression and treat the symptoms of the condition. Osteoporosis treatment and therapy from OC Medical can help to increase range of motion, and strengthen the connective tissues to help prevent falls and fractures. Our chiropractic treatment can also help to relieve the pains associated with osteoporosis, as well. OC Medical offers gentle joint and soft tissue adjustments to help with osteoporosis management.
Regular chiropractic care for life can decrease risk of all injury and increase range of motion and mobility. A healthy lifestyle and nervous system also lessens osteoporosis pain and risk of additional injuries or illness. Our doctors at OC Medical are available to discuss all of the benefits of receiving chiropractic care with you, and can help you understand how it can be a very effective part of your osteoporosis treatment & therapy, and prevention plan.
If you would like more information about how chiropractic therapy can be beneficial in the treatment of discomfort caused by osteoporosis in Ogden, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Scoliosis Treatment & Therapy
Scoliosis is a condition that causes an abnormal curvature of the spine and can cause pain, poor posture, and even lead to other bone and spine problems if left untreated. When scoliosis is detected early, proper treatment can prevent serious damage and pain later on in life. In mature adults, osteoporosis and other spine degenerative diseases can cause scoliosis that may not have been present earlier in their life.
At OC Medical, we use gentle chiropractic techniques to help patients find relief with scoliosis in both children and adults. The earlier that scoliosis is treated, the less damage the disease can do to your posture, hips, knees and other skeletal regions. Regular chiropractic care can help to prevents the progression of scoliosis and will alleviate any pain associated with the spine and nervous system. Those who are suffering from scoliosis can have full functionality of the spine while finding relief from pain and symptoms with chiropractic care from OC Medical.
If you would like more information about how chiropractic care can help with scoliosis treatment & therapy in Ogden, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is a condition in which the veins, blood vessels, or nerves of the thoracic outlet become either injured or irritated. Pain is generally experienced in the neck and shoulder area, as well as the arms. These are the most common symptom areas of this condition, and can often be treated with chiropractic care and regular chiropractic adjustments.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome symptoms that are treated by OC Medical include:
- Numbness or tingling in the neck, shoulder, arm, or fingers
- Weakening grip
- Coldness in hands or fingers
- Difficulty with fine motor tasks
- Aches in the arm or hand
- Throbbing lump near the collar bone
- Easily fatigues arms or hands
- Deep pain in the neck and shoulder which may increase at night
If you would like to learn more or get more information about Thoracic Outlet Syndrome chiropractic treatment in Ogden, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
TMJ Syndrome (abbreviated for the Temporomandibular Jaw) causes many uncomfortable problems that affect many adults today. It causes varying degrees of pain and discomfort, and the cause can either be from a traumatic injury or repetitive stress and wear on the jaw. Chiropractic treatment can alleviate the pain and symptoms that are caused by these problems. OC Medical uses gentle chiropractic techniques to properly align the spine and jaw to relieve excessive stress on the head, neck, and back.
OC Medical treats the following TMJ symptoms:
- Loss of hearing
- Sensation of an object in the throat
- Facial swelling
- Shoulder, cheek, or jaw pain
- Neck ache
- Ear pain
- Tooth pain
- Blurred vision or dizziness
If you would like to learn more or want to get more information about chiropractic treatment in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Vertigo Treatment & Therapy
Vertigo or dizziness can be treated with chiropractic techniques and services. This dizziness condition is often caused by infections or disturbances of the inner ear. Adjustments to the joints and soft tissue are used to relieve ear pain and stress on the nervous system. Even small stresses on the nervous system can cause inner ear problems and dizziness.
OC Medical helps with the symptoms of vertigo including:
- Feeling out of control or out of touch with your body
If you would like to learn more or get more information about chiropractic care in Ogden, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.
Whiplash is a common injury in auto accidents that is often overlooked. Whiplash can cause severe headaches, neck pain, and back problems. OC Medical performs a complete whiplash therapy and evaluation on auto accident victims to determine whether or not they are suffering from whiplash and how extensive their treatment needs are.
OC Medical treats whiplash and whiplash symptoms which include:
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Blurred Vision
If you have any of these symptoms following an auto accident it is important to have a whiplash examination. If you would like to learn more or get more information about whiplash therapy chiropractic treatment in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call OC Medical today.