Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Short-term and regular chiropractic care  have a number of benefits including musculoskeletal conditions, injuries, and non-musculoskeletal conditions.

Common musculoskeletal conditions and benefits:

  • spinal and extremity pain dysfunction/ relief with care
    • low back pain and stiffness
    • neck and upper back pain and stiffness
    • mid back pain and stiffness
    • leg pain, weakness, numbness and tingling
    • arm pain, weakness, numbness and tingling
    • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • headache and migraine relief
  • increased mobility and range of motion
  • decreased stiffness and muscular spasms
  • arthritic joint pain relief
  • increased joint health
  • increased performance and energy
  • increased sense of well being and relaxation
  • increased balance and coordination
  • reduced degeneration and risk of injury
  • enhanced tissue healing
  • decreased tissue inflammation

Common injuries treated:

  • automobile accident and whiplash injuries
  • on-the-job and lifting injuries
  • sports/athletic injuries
  • slip and fall injuries
  • chronic injuries

Non-musculoskeletal conditions which studies have shown may benefit from chiropractic:

  • asthma
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • dizziness and dysequilibrium
  • dysmenorrhea
  • infantile colic
  • low energy levels
  • otitis media (ear infection)
  • ulcers

Dr. Shanna Bissonette, DC, is a chiropractor in Mammoth Lakes and has a satellite office in Bishop. She treats patients with acute and chronic pain presentations, headaches, neck and lower back pain regularly.  Her healthcare approach is to focus on the musculoskeletal and nervous system and the effects of these disorders on general health.