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Chiropractic Care for Endometriosis

Sep 14, 2016

The type of Chiropractic care AICA Atlanta provides focuses on relieving and correcting a broad range of conditions, including endometriosis.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with this condition, endometriosis is a pain chronic disorder that sees the tissue that lines the uterus suddenly start to grow outside of it.

This type of abnormality causes women to experience severe pain, especially during their menstrual period.

Causes of Endometriosis

This disorder slowly develops several years after the onset of menstruation and doesn’t cease until a woman reaches menopause.

Although medical experts and researchers have not been able to identify the root cause of endometriosis, there are a number of explanations Chiropractors refer to, including:

  • Embryonic cell growth
  • Surgical scar implantation
  • Immune system disorder
  • Endometrial cells transport
  • Retrograde menstruation

As of now, approximately 1 in 10 women throughout the world suffer from the painful side effects associated with endometriosis.

Common Symptoms

The most noticeable symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain.

Most women also tend to experience dysmenorrhea (extremely painful periods), severe cramping, and pelvic pain just days before a menstrual period takes place.

Other notable symptoms include:

  • Painful bowel movements and urination
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Bloating
  • Nausea

Unfortunately, one-third of all women who experience endometriosis also suffer from infertility issues.

Who Is At Risk In Atlanta?

There are a number of recognized risk factors that increase the chances of experiencing this disorder. These factors include:

  • Women who have never given birth
  • Family history
  • Prior pelvic infections
  • Women who suffer from uterine abnormalities

Chiropractic Treatment for Endometriosis

Most women who suffer from endometriosis are offered prescription medication or surgery, although most Chiropractors recommend proactive, light treatment instead.

Some of the recommendations our Chiropractors tend to offer patients include:

  • Adjustments to dietary habits
  • Acupuncture
  • Frequent exercise
  • Aromatherapy
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Osteopathy
  • Chiropractic adjustments

A number of medical studies demonstrate how effective adjustments are at addressing and relieving dysmenorrhea, allowing women to continue their everyday rituals without suffering from intense pain.

Learn More About Endometriosis and Your Treatment Options By Calling AICA Atlanta Today

If you suffer from endometriosis and are interested in finding out more about your treatment options, call AICA Atlanta today to schedule a consultation.

Our Chiropractors are always available to listen to your concerns, answer any questions you may have, and follow through with appropriate treatment that provides immediate pain relief.

AICA Atlanta has served the greater Atlanta community for over twenty years and continues to serve as a staple for superior service and patient satisfaction.

If you have never visited our Chiropractic clinic, feel to stop by or you can schedule an appointment by calling us at (404) 889-8828.


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