How Chiropractic Can Help Numbness or Tingling, 

A numbness or tingling sensation in your extremities can be extremely annoying and uncomfortable. 

However, numbness and tingling can be associated with other health concerns as well; it can also bring about stress and anxiety. However, saying that, numbness and tingling don’t have to be something you live with day to day. 

To rule out significant health concerns, we first determine the root cause of the sensation. In many cases, tingling or numbness in the extremities isn’t as dangerous as you think. The reason often lies within the spine. After a consultation, and we find this to be the case, a Dublin Chiropractic doctor can address the issue at hand to reduce or get rid of both numbness and tingling.

What Causes Numbness and Tingling?

Some serious reason why someone might have these feelings may be diabetes, multiple sclerosis, a seizure disorder, or a stroke. For this reason, your peace of mind and overall comfort, you must find the root cause of your numbness and tingling. 

However, as we have mentioned before, in many cases, these sensations in your arms and legs are the result of something a little less serious. For example, carpal tunnel syndrome or migraines are typical sources. A common and fixable cause are pinched nerves. When blood flow is restricted because of a pinched nerve, you could experience an uncomfortable tingling or numb feeling in your hands, legs, ext.

Chiropractic Care Can Alleviate Numbness and Tingling

Chiropractic care specializes in the health of the central nervous system and the function of the nerves. 

Since a feeling of numbness and tingling is often associated with nerve issues, it makes sense to fill out our questionnaire if you’re dealing with numbness and tingling. 

Misalignments in the spine can be the root cause of a variety of health conditions relating to this feeling, including migraines, pinched nerves, or even carpal tunnel syndrome. A misalignment can cause interference with the nerves that could impact normal blood flow and the communication between the body and the brain, which then leads to dysfunction. 

After a consultation, Dr Woods may decide to perform a gentle adjustment that removes misalignments and then the nerve interference, opening up blood flow and correcting health concerns, so your body can once again function as it should. 

In many cases, tingling and numbness can be fixed with consistent chiropractic care. Additionally, while chiropractic alleviates these annoying sensations, it also promotes your overall health and wellness of so you can feel your absolute best.

Research Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Chiropractic

There have been case studies that show that chiropractic care has helped people find relief from numbness and tingling. 

In one such study, a woman suffered from paresthesia(a pins and needles sensation). For two years this affected her right arm and led to insomnia. 

After only a single week of chiropractic care, her numbness and tingling were entirely gone. 

A different study involving 162 people with nerve pain called radiculopathy discovered that 85% of people were able to find relief with just nine visits to a chiropractor were free from nerve pain, numbness, and tingling 

 If numbness or tingling is affecting your quality of life, fill out our questionnaire, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Sources

Chiropractic outcomes managing radiculopathy in a hospital setting: a retrospective review of 162 patients. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 7(3); 115–125. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2682943/

Chiropractic Management of a 24-Year-Old Woman With Idiopathic, Intermittent Right-Sided Hemiparesthesia. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, 13(4); 282–286. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4241474/

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