Common Conditions & Chiropractic Treatments in Naples, FL
At Wills Chiropractic, our team targets both the muscles and the nervous system, providing advanced, proven treatment that brings your body back to its normal and comfortable level of function. Dr. Chad Wills isn’t interested in short-term solutions – he wants to decrease your pain and improve your range of motion in lasting ways, determining the root of the problem instead of what’s merely on the surface. We treat a wide variety of concerning symptoms here in Naples, FL. Contact our office today to schedule your first consultation! New patients from Bonita Springs, FL and other surrounding areas are always welcomed.
Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain comes in many different forms and levels of severity. Maybe you’ve recently started experiencing discomfort after a day of strenuous yard work, or perhaps the condition has been a chronic one for several years with no end in sight. Thankfully, chiropractic intervention can help treat all of these instances and many more. After diagnosing your current condition, Dr. Wills will provide personalized care and spinal adjustment, as well as rehab exercises and stretches that can help improve stabilization and prevent the threat of further injury down the line. Our team’s goals will be to restore your spine’s mobility and bodily function without the need for constant drug and prescription use.
Dr. Wills has experience with handling many common sources and variations of lower back pain, including the following:
- Pinched Nerve(s)
- Muscle Spasms
- Discomfort Caused by Pregnancy
- Radiculopathy (pressure on the nerve root)
- Sciatica (pain that radiates from the lower back and down each leg)
In today’s world of constant computer use for 10 or more hours each day, many patients find themselves saddled with constant neck pain that may radiate down to the arms and fingers in severe instances. Even sitting for long periods of time can create this frustrating tension and tightness. At Wills Chiropractic, patients can look forward to achieving the relief they deserve with focused attention and effective therapy options. After performing a complete health history and thorough physical exam, Dr. Wills will provide regular chiropractic adjustments that help realign the part of the spine that has become misaligned or aggravated over time. After relieving the patient’s immediate pain, rehab and at-home exercises can provide vital support over time and prevent recurrences of discomfort. Poor posture is a common source of neck pain, and learning how to properly hold your body can go a long way in improving your overall quality of life.
Around nine out of every ten people experience headaches on a regular basis, some much more frequently than others. These instances may be triggered by stress, hours of staring at a computer screen, and even certain smells. However, it’s important to remember that headaches share a clear relationship with muscular tension in the neck. This means that chiropractic care can be an effective solution for reducing the severity of headaches and existing pressure on the cervical spine.
Instead of having to rely on constant aspirin use and rest in dark places, even patients who struggle with chronic migraines can experience exceptional improvements to their condition with Dr. Wills’ skilled assistance. Every chiropractic adjustment appointment will help realign the body and minimize nerve interruption.
Numbness & Tingling in the Legs, Feet, Arms, or Hands
Most people are familiar with the feeling of a certain limb or extremity “going to sleep,” as well as the pins-and-needles sensation that occurs once the blood flow is restored. These symptoms are likely to occur when sitting for prolonged periods of time or holding a certain limb in a singular position. If these sensations are chronic to a worrying degree, consider contacting Wills Chiropractic for assistance. There are numerous parts of the body where nerves can become restricted over time, and Dr. Wills will trace the nervous system through an in-depth evaluation in order to determine where any blockages are occurring, whether in the spine, the ribs, the elbows, or elsewhere.
Herniated and Bulging Discs
A herniated disc is a potentially painful condition that negatively affects the spinal disc. This disc contains a soft matter that’s protected by a tough exterior; the problem occurs when some of the “jelly” (also known as the nucleus pulposus) pushes through this exterior and places undue pressure on the nerve of the spinal column. Alternatively, a patient may experience a bulging disc. This condition is extremely similar to a herniated disc and also involves the nucleus pulposus. However, in this case, the soft matter pressures the exterior to the point that the disc itself places pressure on the nerves.
Here at Wills Chiropractic, Dr. Wills is likely to recommend spinal decompression therapy as an effective solution for both of these conditions. With our help, patients can relieve painful pressure and reposition the nucleus pulposus as needed.
Spinal stenosis is a type of disc degeneration, and it’s characterized by the gradual narrowing of space within the spine, which can in turn place pressure on the nerves of the spinal column. As a result, patients may experience chronic feelings of numbness and tingling (especially in the arms and legs), severe pain, and excessive weakness. Adults with osteoarthritis are especially sensitive to this condition, and in extremely severe cases, surgical care may be a necessity. Thankfully, patients struggling with mild to moderate symptoms should be able to find a solution with spinal decompression therapy from Dr. Wills here in Naples, FL. These sessions help gently separate compressed discs and give degenerated discs the support and space they need to heal.