Conditions Treated

Chiropractic care is effective for a wide variety of conditions and injuries. The following partial list addresses some of the most common conditions treated at Park Avenue Spine in New York City:

CTSCarpal Tunnel Syndrome

The syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve just above the wrist. Learn More

 

lower back pain

Lower Back Pain

Back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Learn More 

 

neck pain 2Neck Pain

The degree of flexibility of the neck, coupled with the fact that it has the least amount of muscular stabilization, and having to support and move your 14 – 16 pound head, means that it is very susceptible to injury. Learn More 

 

sciatica Sciatica

Did you know that Sciatica is actually a sign that you have an underlying problem putting pressure on a nerve in your lower back? Learn More 

 

disc problems 1Disc Problems

Disc problems can result from genetics, the normal “wear and tear” of aging, car accidents and falls, repetitive over-use, and back injury. Learn More 

 

headaches 1Headaches

Headaches are common in our fast-paced, pressure-filled world. Too often, we turn to over-the-counter medications to relieve our discomfort. Unfortunately, these only mask the underlying sources of our pain. Learn More

 

pinched nervePinched Nerves

The term “pinched nerve” is somewhat of a catch-all phrase, commonly used to describe pain associated with a variety of conditions, from joint fixation, to tunnel syndromes, to the referred pain from trigger points. Learn More

 

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Trigger Points

Trigger points are very tight “knots” that form when muscles are either chronically overworked or injured; they are often experienced as a pinching or burning pain. Learn More

 

joint dysfunctionJoint Dysfunction

Joint or articular problems are caused by osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), subluxations, sprains, intervertebral disc problems, and various abnormal changes in the curve of the spine. Learn More 

 

scol 1 Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a sideways or lateral curvature of the spine that causes stiffness and pain. If detected early, treatment may prevent worsening of scoliosis over time.  Learn More

 

Neurological conditionsNeurological Conditions

Headaches, neuritis and radiculitis are the most commonly treated neurological conditions in the chiropractic profession. Learn More 

 

ostero 2Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the degeneration of the cartilage and bones of joints and a frequent contributor to back and joint pain. Learn More

 

whiplash 2Whiplash

Whiplash is the common name given to the injury where hyperextension (increased backward motion) and hyperflexion (increased forward motion) of the cervical (neck) spine has occurred. Learn more

 

frozen should 1Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder can affect people of any age but is most commonly diagnosed in people ranging from 40 – 70 years of age, predominantly women. Learn more

 

pant fPlantar Fasciitis

Did you know plantar fasciitis is one of the most common explanations for heel pain? Learn more

 

pregnancy 1Your Back During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, a woman’s center of gravity shifts forward to the front of her pelvis. This additional weight in front causes stress to the joints of the pelvis and low back. Learn more

 

Tennis elbow 1

 Tennis Elbow

Practically any occupation, sporting endeavor, or household activity that has repeated use of the forearm and wrist may lead to this condition. Learn more

 

auto accidentsAuto Accidents

If you have been involved in a car accident, whiplash injuries need to be taken very seriously. Learn more

 

fibroFibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterized by chronic pain in the muscles and soft tissues surrounding joints, fatigue, and tenderness at specific sites in the body. Learn more

If you do not see your specific condition listed, we encourage you to call us so we can personally address your particular concerns.