At South Bay Pain Doctors, we are committed to getting you out of pain so that you can live life to your full potential. Our Chiropractors offer customized treatments for every condition - from diversified adjustments to gentle, low-force manipulations, as well as soft tissue therapy. All of our chiropractic treatment is based on the individual and their specific needs. Through our unique and integrated approach our patients trust us to get them back to feeling and functioning their best as quickly and safely as possible.
Who we are
We are an integrated practice located in the beautiful city of Torrance, California. Minutes away from Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach, we have an Orthopedist, Neurologist, Chiropractor, Pain Management, Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer and certified Pilates instructors all on staff, available for your convenience. No more jumping around from doctor to doctor, our team of specialists work together for superior and customized treatments.
In our modern office, patient comfort and satisfaction are our priority. Our facility is equipped with state of the art equipment. We provide a matrix unit, traction and decompression table for the latest cutting edge treatments. We also offer top of the line exercise machines for optimal rehabilitation.
At South Bay Pain Doctors, we pride ourselves in quality Chiropractic care. From extensive patient education, injury prevention and health promotion, our Chiropractors are the best of South Bay. They are trained in various techniques and skilled in treating patients of all ages, including pediatrics, geriatrics, and everything in between, such as sports care, pregnancy care, and wellness.
Our Chiropractors offer customized treatments for every condition-from diversified adjustments to gentle, low-force manipulations, as well as soft tissue therapy. Our Chiropractors can also work with the Pilates instructor to provide you with a personalized strength training and needs.
What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a field that deals specifically with spine-related disorders and their symptoms. A conventional definition of chiropractic medicine is as simple as the manual manipulation, or adjustment, of the spinal structure to alleviate pain without medication or surgery. The structure of the spine and the functionality of the body are closely related and manually returning the spine to its “normal” position can facilitate the spine-body- health relationship.
How can we help?
Here at South Bay Pain Doctors, chiropractors blend more modern medical techniques with the chiropractic procedure of manual manipulation of the spine. We employ physio therapy, nutritional advice, electric stimulation, traction, hot-cold packs and other techniques for pain management. Our facility uses the most modern methods of examination and diagnostic tools.
Chiropractic does not cure anything, but numerous studies have shown that getting adjusted can increase the immune system, increase healing and recovery times, prevent injury as well as numerous other benefits.
Chiropractic adjustments, also known as manipulation, increases blood flow to the surrounding tissue, improves range of motion and reduce pain, stiffness, and symptoms that can accompany an irregularity in the joint. Adjustments are the chiropractor’s most common procedure in order to treat patients.
First, the location is palpated to locate the area of your spine that is causing you problems. Then, when performing adjustments, your chiropractor will quickly and gently stretch that spinal joint, often pushing it past its normal range of motion. You might feel and hear some cracks, as pockets of air often found in the tissue fluid near the joint burst. After the adjustments are complete, you may feel some soreness and tightness in the surrounding muscles, but there is typically provisional decrease in pain.
The chiropractic adjustments stretch the joints, muscles, and ligaments in the affected area of your spine, and this stretching can increase range of motion, promote blood flow, and may help relieve pain, stiffness, weakness, tingling, and other symptoms.
How can it help me?
Since Chiropractic directly affects the nervous system, Chiropractic can help with numerous conditions, including those related to:
Arthritis, accidents, injuries, tendonitis, headaches, migraines, back pain, sciatica, herniated disc, shoulder pain and knee or leg pain.
If you suffer from any of these call today to schedule your free consultation with one of our elite Chiropractors and see how Chiropractic care can change your life and accelerate your healing today.
Vertebral Subluxation and Chiropractic Adjustment
Chiropractic adjustment is applied to a misalignment or dysfunction of the vertebrae in the spine, in which case is often used to regain range of motion, flexibility, and strength. Manipulation is usually a quick process during which a shifted vertebra is guided back into correct alignment. The process of chiropractic manipulation appeals to many because it doesn’t require medication or surgery and can sometimes offer immediate relief.
In basic terms, a vertebral subluxation is the term used to describe a patient’s dysfunction of the spinal column and the symptoms that this misalignment causes. Misalignments or vertebral subluxation occurs when part of the spinal anatomy starts working incorrectly or inefficiently. Vertebral subluxation can cause a number of symptoms ranging from back and neck pain to neuropathic pain from a pinched nerve.
An individual may experience a vertebral subluxation and seek Chiropractic Adjustment if they:
- Experience a traumatic injury
- Reoccurring or lingering sports-related injury
- Suffer from a degenerative spine condition
- Employment that requires repetitive motion (twisting, bending, etc.)
- Tense back or neck muscles due to stress
- Bad habit of poor posture
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