Facet Joint Syndrome in Garden City, MI

If you have been experiencing pain or difficulty twisting or bending your back, then it’s very likely you are suffering from facet joint syndrome.

The spine is made up of facet joints which can cause pain as a result of aging, injury or pressure overload caused by degeneration of intervertebral discs in the spine. This condition is also referred to as “osteoarthritis.”

Luckily, chiropractic treatment can help to reduce and even eliminate your back pain.

Diagnosis

If you are experiencing pain and muscle weakness in your shoulders, back, neck, arms buttocks or legs, muscle numbness, inability to straighten your back and difficulty getting up from a seat you may have facet joint syndrome.

A doctor can diagnose whether you have facet joint syndrome by examining your complete medical history and carrying out a physical exam.

Treatment options

A chiropractor is a health care professional trained on the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, with an emphasis on treatment performed through manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine.

As an experienced and certified team of chiropractic’s, our treatment is very systematic, and the positive effects last for a significant amount of time.

In our first session, we conduct a diagnosis to determine the cause of your pain.  

Subsequent sessions will involve various alternative methods of treatment under cox therapy. The cox therapy technique is a holistic form of treatment in which a chiropractic undertakes a number of protocols to control and eventually treat back pain conditions.

Cox therapy involves spinal flexion-distraction and decompression adjustment which combines the following techniques: physiological therapeutics (exercise, heat and ice therapy, massage therapy etc.), neck or back braces, nutrition, pain management, electrical stimulation, X-rays, MRI, back school instruction and ergonomic training.

Throughout this treatment, we will give you regular checkups, and conduct follow-ups to ensure your journey to recovery is progressing smoothly and you are living your life to the fullest.

It’s your life, live it in health, call us today for an appointment.