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Chiropractic Treatment Options for Leg Pain

Written By Health For Life Chiropractic on April 20, 2020

Treating Leg Pain with Chiropractic CareLeg pain has many different causes, and for many, it’s just a passing twinge of pain. While the occasional bit of pain in your legs usually doesn’t cause red flags to go up, chronic leg pain is something that needs to be discussed with both your chiropractor and primary care provider. 

Persistent pain should never be taken lightly, and while the cause may be something as insignificant as a minor passing cramp, leg pain can be a sign of something more significant. If you or your loved one begin to notice a pattern in leg pain, seek a professional opinion as soon as possible. 

Frequent Causes of Leg Pain

Diagnosing the reason behind leg pain can be difficult because there are so many different reasons that could be causing it – from nocturnal leg cramps to arthritis in the knee. 

Other common causes of leg pain include (but are not limited to): ACL injury

  • Bursitis
  • Chronic exertional compartment syndrome
  • Muscle strains/sprains
  • Stress fractures 
  • Patellar tendinitis
  • Hamstring injury
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Gout
  • Growing Pains
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis

Chiropractic for Leg Pain

Once Dr. Hattaway and the team at Health for Life Chiropractic have found the source of your leg pain, several different chiropractic treatments can be utilized as a part of your leg pain treatment. 

Spinal Manipulation

Several underlying spinal conditions can cause leg pain. For instance, herniated discs along your spine can cause pinched nerves that lead to pain and numbness that radiates down your leg. Spinal manipulation can help to realign your body to its natural position, taking pressure off of your nerves and helping to alleviate leg pain. 

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy allows your muscles to be worked over and stretched to help aid in the recovery of muscular problems that could be leading to leg pain and cramps. It also helps to improve the circulation of the blood in your legs, bringing much-needed oxygen to the muscles.   

Treating Leg Pain with Chiropractic Care

If you notice leg pain that is becoming more frequent, then it’s time to seek out a medical opinion. Remember, pain isn’t “normal.” So don’t wait for the issue to become unbearable to reach out for an opinion and treatment options. 

If you’re suffering from reoccurring leg pain, then contact the team at Health for Life Chiropractic and schedule a consultation today. In Douglasville since 1988 with over 30 years in practice. 

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