A local chiropractor is a health and wellness professional who is trained in treating disorders and injuries of the neuromusculoskeletal system. The neuromusculoskeletal system includes the muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments and nerves. If you have diabetes, you may benefit from working with a local chiropractor, who may use chiropractic techniques such as manual therapy, exercise and stretching and spinal alignment. Working with a local chiropractor can help you maintain healthy blood glucose levels, manage your insulin therapy, get enough exercise, manage obesity and prevent pain. Back pain can come from muscles, bones, joints or nerves. It can also be caused by medical problems involving the gallbladder, aorta, kidneys or pancreas.
Your local chiropractor may work closely with your local endocrinologist. Seeing a local chiropractor in conjunction with a physiotherapist is often a good idea to treat diabetes conditions requiring chiropractic care. A concussion, which is usually caused by a blow to the head, is a traumatic brain injury that affects brain function. It occurs when a hit to the head causes the brain to shake violently within the skull. Concussion symptoms are generally temporary and can include: • Headaches • Difficultly concentrating or remembering things • Dizziness • Anxiety or depression • Sleep problems • Problems with coordination and balance If you suffer a concussion, you should first be assessed by a physician to rule out a critical injury.