HealthSource of Portland West

(207) 245-1410

949 Brighton Ave.
Portland, ME 04102

 

HealthSource of Portland West

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Our team is excited to show you the type of care that will not only get you out of pain, but change your life.

With changing healthcare and lifestyles, it's more important than ever to get yourself out of pain and then start down a journey of true health!

You will quickly find that you have found much more than a chiropractor at HealthSource®!

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HealthSource of Portland West a Portland Chiropractor

949 Brighton Ave.
Portland, ME

(207) 245-1410

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A chiropractor is a health care professional focused on the diagnosis and treatment neuromuscular disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine. Most chiropractors seek to reduce pain and improve the functionality of patients as well as to educate them on how they can account for their own health via exercise, ergonomics and other therapies to treat back pain. Chiropractic is generally categorized as alternative medicine or complementary medicine. Portland Chiropractors focus on the intimate relationship between the nervous system and spine, and hold true the following beliefs: Biomechanical and structural derangement of the spine can affect the nervous system, and for many conditions, chiropractic treatment can restore the structural integrity of the spine, reduce pressure on the sensitive neurological tissue, and consequently improve the health of the individual. Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches...particularly with their highly skilled manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. Portland chiropractors also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. The benefits of chiropractic care extend to general health issues, as well, since our body structure affects our overall function. Portland chiropractors also counsel patients on diet, nutrition, exercise, healthy habits, and occupational and lifestyle modification.
Chiropractic is well established in the U.S., Canada and Australia. It overlaps with other manual-therapy professions, including massage therapy, osteopathy, and physical therapy. Back and neck pain are the specialties of chiropractic but many Portland chiropractors treat ailments other than musculoskeletal issues. Most who seek Portland chiropractic care do so for low back pain. Chiropractors emphasize the conservative management of the neuromusculoskeletal system without the use of medicines or surgery, with special emphasis on the spine. Back and neck pain are the specialties of chiropractic but many chiropractors treat ailments other than musculoskeletal issues.

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