Chiropractic adjustments can be very beneficial in decreasing neck and back pain. In order for them to be completely effective, however, the treatment usually requires more than one visit. Brooklyn chiropractor Dr. Lezama has been helping patients find relief from back and neck pain for more than 20 years. Here, he explains how he and other chiropractors create your adjustment schedule.
During your first visit to Dr. Lezama’s office, he’ll perform a thorough evaluation that will involve an examination and medical history. He’ll also want to hear about the kind of work you do, the hobbies and sports you participate in, and any injuries that may have caused or exacerbated your symptoms. This information will help him develop an effective chiropractic adjustment schedule that will help you heal.
Depending on the severity of your symptoms, Dr. Lezama may recommend that you receive neck or back adjustments one to three times per week. During the first part of your treatment, you may even visit his office more often. As your pain decreases, he will recommend that you visit less frequently. If your spinal alignment problems are complicated or severe, it may take some time to correct them.
As your treatment progresses, Dr. Lezama will evaluate your response to the chiropractic adjustments and may make a few changes to your schedule. Your input plays an important role in any schedule changes. In addition to checking your spine alignment, he’ll also want to know if the treatment has decreased your pain and increased your mobility, as these factors will influence his decisions about your treatment schedule.
Even after you’ve recovered, you may wish to continue visiting Dr. Lezama every few weeks. Regular chiropractic care can be very beneficial in counteracting the stress of sitting in front of a computer for long hours or participating in your favorite sport.
Are you interested in learning more about chiropractic adjustments? Call Dr. Lezama at (718) 629-4020 and make an appointment. You’ll find more information about his services on his website and Facebook page.