Abundant Health Chiropractic
Peter R. Sutton, D.C.
Chiropractor located in Chandler, AZ
Residents of Chandler, Arizona, can find a variety of health-improvement services including chiropractic rehabilitation from Dr. Peter Sutton at Abundant Health Chiropractic.
Rehabilitation Q & A
What is Chiropractic Rehabilitation?
From the chiropractic standpoint, rehabilitation can help promote motion and maintain stability as well as relieve pain. Disease or dysfunction in the nervous system, joints or muscles creates misalignments that cause pain and can result in increasing disability. Chiropractic rehabilitation is focused on increasing the patient's stability and balance, reducing or controlling pain, and improving physical performance and functional capacity. In addition to correcting alignment problems, a chiropractic rehabilitation specialist treats myofascial (related to the dense tissue covering a muscle) pain, motor control, and strength. The treatment is often much more intense and takes longer than regular chiropractic adjustments.
Who Needs Chiropractic Rehabilitation?
People whose muscles have become weakened from disuse can benefit from chiropractic rehabilitation. Muscle imbalances are relatively common in American society because so many people perform sedentary jobs and don’t exercise regularly. Muscles that are not used shorten and are more likely to become spastic; tight muscles are also more likely to contribute to spinal and joint alignment problems. Chiropractic rehabilitation includes specific excises designed to promote stability and flexibility, with a strong focus on stabilizing muscles that affect posture and coordination.
How is it Different from “Regular” Rehabilitation?
So-called “regular” rehabilitation is usually focused on people who have undergone major trauma or suffered a stroke, or who have degenerative diseases like muscular sclerosis. It is typically conducted in a specialized rehabilitation center and is often inpatient treatment, although rehabilitation services may also be delivered in the home. Rehabilitation is multidisciplinary and may include such health care professionals as doctors, physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers and nurses.
Is Special Training Required for Chiropractic Rehabilitation?
Although many of the techniques used in chiropractic rehabilitation are taught in a chiropractor’s basic education, chiropractic rehabilitation is considered a specialty. The American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board offers a number of post-graduate educational courses as well as a certification program. To become certified, a chiropractor must complete a certain number of hours of rehabilitation training, pass two online certification exams and an oral exam, as well as submit a rehabilitation case study.
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Words from our patients
"I can honestly say that Dr. Sutton's kind of chiropractic has rescued me from debilitating back pain at least three times."
"Been coming here for a few months now. Great staff and awesome service. I've felt so much better since coming here! Thank you!"
"Dr Sutton adjusted my back and my neck very well. The massage felt marvelous. Two of my friends come to Abundant Health. They really like this service as well"
"I even take my kids here. Dr. Pete and his staff are friendly, knowledgeable and always ready and willing to answer all my questions. Best place in town to get adjusted"
"Dr. Pete and his staff are friendly, knowledgeable and always ready and willing to answer all my questions. Best place in town to get adjusted!!"
"Dr. Sutton's kind of chiropractic has rescued me from debilitating back pain. I highly recommend Dr. Sutton, and his new staff at his new location."
"The staff is very friendly and are always so helpful! Highly recommend Dr. Sutton and his staff if you are looking for back relief!"
The staff are always very welcoming, and personable. Dr Sutton takes time to hear my issues, and takes time to explain and address them.