There are a wide variety of treatment options offered by both medical and alternative medicine practitioners. Most doctors are focused on pain and symptom relief (secondary conditions), and they often do an excellent job of providing that. People often start with herbal/home remedies or medication which can turn down or shut off pain receptors. If that doesn’t work, then courses of physical therapy may be used to strengthen muscular weakness, address spasm, or increase mobility. Injection programs to calm the site of pain come in next. Increasing the strength and dose of prescription medications are often the next step. When those don’t work, more invasive procedures like surgery start to fall into the picture.
All of these treatment programs are effective in their appropriate time and place and have different goals. Our goal at Structural Chiropractic is to provide a long term solution to your health by restoring structural integrity of your spine.
If during the consultation Dr. Lee finds that Structural Chiropractic isn’t right for you, we will make sure to find the best practitioner to help resolve your specific condition.