Are you looking for a Chiropractor in Lancaster PA?
If you are looking for a Chiropractor in Lancaster PA, then chances are good that you are in some kind of pain right now.
It may be neck pain, back pain, knee pain or even a migraine. Maybe you have been to see chiropractors in the past or someone just suggested that you see a chiropractor to relieve your pain. These are the common reasons that our patients come to us for help. You just want to be out of pain.
We understand that when you are in pain, your life comes to a screeching halt.
You can't focus. You can't enjoy your life.
One of the ways that we treat pain is through Osteopathic manipulative treatment, or OMT. If you have never heard of this before, it is very similar to a chiropractic adjustment. Osteopathic Doctors move your muscles and joints with gentle pressure and stretching to get you out of pain.
With so many similarities to chiropractors, our patients will often ask, "What is Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and what are the differences from chiropractic treatment?"
We tell them that although it is similar to chiropractic medicine there are many differences. The primary differences between a chiropractor and an Osteopathic physician are the scope of their practice and their levels of training.
A chiropractor has not completed residency training in a hospital and is not a licensed physician.
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine are medical doctors. They have completed 4 years of medical school and 3 or more years of residency training in their chosen specialty skill after medical school. They must be fully licensed in their respective states before they can practice medicine.
A chiropractors concern is to "locate and diagnose displaced or misaligned vertebrae, and treat disorders of the human body from hands-on adjustment and manipulation of the skeletal structures including the spine." Chiropractors do not prescribe drugs, perform surgery, practice osteopathy or within another branch of medicine.
As Osteopathic Doctors we are trained to discover the treatment plan that will allow your body to heal itself. The focus of your treatment goes beyond simple spinal alignment. We work with your whole body using both direct and indirect techniques. This more holistic healthcare perspective, allows us more options than only using spinal adjustment techniques.
If you are searching for chiropractors in Lancaster PA, please consider visiting our practice for a consultation.
We look forward to relieving your pain.