Chiropractor - Upper Darby
8003 West Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
(610) 446-5777

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The more you understand your body and how it functions, the better equipped you'll be at taking care of yourself to achieve optimal health. Our team of chiropractic professionals empower patients to take charge of your own health and future, educating you about your condition to decrease your need for future care. We've included the Patient Education section on our website to provide you with valuable, practical wellness information which you can incorporate into your lifestyle to improve the quality of your life. We hope you will turn to these pages whenever you have a question about health related issues and urge you to contact Dr. Schulman at (610)446-5777.

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Our Staff
...The most frequently treated conditions by chiropractors are: back pain, neck pain, headaches, arm pain, and leg pain...

Why Chiropractic?
... Research Supports Chiropractic The RAND Study--The RAND Corporation, one of the most prestigious centers for research in public policy and health, released a study in 1991 which found that spinal manipulation is appropriate for specific kinds of low back pain...

Adjustments
...CST has been shown to provide relief from chronic neck and back pain, scoliosis, brain and spinal cord injuries, migraines, chronic fatigue, nervous system disorders, jaw joint problems, and stress disorders...

Electrotherapy
... Common types of electrotherapy include: Galvanic stimulation (GS) - High voltage pulsed galvanic stimulation has been used in acute low back pain to reduce muscle spasm and soft tissue edema (swelling)...

Lumbar Stabilization
...Lumbar stabilization helps you develop strength, flexibility, and endurance and also has been shown effective in alleviating lower back pain...

Ultrasound Therapy
...Therapeutic ultrasound is often used as one method to treat lower back pain...

Benefits of Chiropractic Care
... Increasingly over the past few decades, the medical community has come to accept and recognize chiropractic care as a valid form of treatment for a variety of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, and as a conservative treatment option for patients with lower back pain...

Common Myths
... Chiropractors treat back pain and little else...

Glossary
... back to topG Galvanic stimulation (GS)-A pain management technique that applies high voltage pulsed galvanic stimulation to treat acute low back pain and reduce muscle spasm and soft tissue edema (swelling)...

Abdominal Exercises
... Strong abdominals can also lower minimize or avoid back pain from excessive strains, help your body deal with sudden bouts of stress and play an important role in healing after spine surgery or a debilitating back injury...

Pilates
...At the heart of the Pilates program is the belief that keeping the spine in its natural, or neutral, position can help mitigate and even prevent back pain...

Backpacks
... Overloaded backpacks: Cause the shoulders to round, leading to poor posture later in life Distort the natural curves of the spine, leading to muscle and joint strain, as well as stress on the rib cage Force the child to lean forward, losing balance and risking a fall One study found that as much as 60 percent of children experience back pain from carrying backpacks...

Spinal Health And Pregnancy
... Close to 50% of women experience some sort of back pain during their pregnancy...

Symptoms
... Here are some common symptoms that may indicate that you have a subluxation or other spinal-related disorder: Blurred vision Bowel or bladder problems Dizziness (also vertigo) Earaches or ringing Fatigue Headaches; Irritability Leg cramps Muscle twitching Nausea Numbness and/or tingling Stiffness Swallowing difficulty Walking or gait problems Weakness in your arms or legs Pain Low back pain and/or stiffness Neck pain and/or stiffness Pain between the shoulder blades Pain in the arms or legs, feet and hands Pain in the jaw or face Shoulder pain

Back Pain
Eighty percent of Americans experience one form of back pain or another during the course of their lives...

Neck Pain
...Neck pain is slightly less common than back pain, but no less important or treatable...

Pregnancy Pain
Largely because of the physical and hormonal changes to their bodies, many pregnant women can experience various kinds of back pain...

Back Injuries
... Back injuries are sustained in a myriad of ways and some people are more likely to develop back pain and injury than others...

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