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Chiropractic Treatment in Atlanta and Cancer Pain Management
Oct 17, 2016

Did you know that cancer is the second leading cause of death for people living in the United States?

Although second to heart disease, cancer is responsible for over 600,000 deaths each year.

For cancer patients, most treatment options like radiation or chemotherapy are not guaranteed to work and contain a number of painful side effects.

What most patients are not aware of is the fact that our Atlanta Chiropractors are trained and experienced at providing pain relief solutions.

Chiropractic Treatment and Cancer Pain Management

Approximately 1 out of 3 cancer patients suffer from severe pain that’s caused by their disease or by the type of treatment they receive.

Most patients experience constant pain that fluctuates between mild or dull to extreme and sharp. The type of pain each patient experiences is based on the type of cancer they have, the stage they are in, and their personal threshold

Most cancer pain leads to significant nerve damage, the development of tumors, or advanced stages of cancer. According to the Mayo Clinic, cancer pain is often undertreated due to:

  • Doctors not completely understanding the level of pain their patients are experiencing
  • Fear that prescribing pain medication will lead to physical dependency and addiction

Chiropractic Care and Other Alternatives for Relieving Cancer Pain

Some of the most recognized alternative treatment options for managing cancer pain include:

  • Biofeedback
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Meditation
  • Hypnosis
  • Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the most popular treatment methods used by cancer patients and studies show a clear connection between this particular solution and pain relief.

Medical experts also recognize that a number of the treatment options listed above are also effective for alleviating stress and anxiety, which create additional pain.

Another popular treatment solution for relieving cancer pain is Chiropractic care.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America highly recommend Chiropractic treatment for:

  • Relieving stress
  • Improving mobility
  • Improving flexibility
  • Increasing functionality
  • Improving overall health and wellness

Chiropractic Adjustments are not only effective at correcting musculoskeletal conditions that prevent your immune system from functioning properly, but they are also completely void of any of the risks associated with invasive surgery or prescription drugs.

Chiropractic Treatment Used For Preventative and Proactive Healthcare

Chiropractic care is a phenomenal source for preventative healthcare because of its focus on healthy lifestyle habits and its ability to remove stress from your internal systems.

If you are currently battling cancer and have never received Chiropractic treatment before, give our Atlanta office a call right away to schedule a consultation.

We are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have and welcome walk-in visits if you happen to be near us.

Schedule an appointment today by filling out our online submission form or by calling us today at (404) 889-8828.