Understanding Repetitive Stress Disorder

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Understanding Repetitive Stress Disorder

Though many have never heard of Repetitive Stress Disorder it affects millions of Americans yearly.

Repetitive Stress Disorder is defined as the injury that may occur due to the overuse of a certain bodily area. It happens when excessive stress or strain is placed on a part of the body which results in strain, pain, swelling, or tissue damage.

Repetitive Stress Disorders are in the same family repetitive motion injuries such as strains and sprains. These injuries are common for people whose jobs require a repeated motion or those who partake in sports or play musical instruments. Repetitive stress injuries account for almost half of all workplace injuries. If you have a physically repetitive job its very important to take care of and pay attention to your body.

Taking Care of Your Body Proactively

Chiropractic adjustments are a fantastic way to help manage as well as help relieve swelling and pain caused by repetitive stress. Regularly scheduled chiropractic care can help patients with repetitive motion injuries a non-invasive, non-addictive, safe alternative to prescription medications or over-the-counter pain medications, which are commonly prescribed to help manage inflammation and pain.

Chiropractic adjustments help correct misalignments and reduce joint restrictions in the spine and other joints in an effort to help reduce inflammation improving the function of both the affected joint and nervous system. By increasing joint mobility and improving your nervous system function and spinal health, your body has the ability to better manage symptoms caused by repetitive stress disorder.

How chiropractic can help with repetitive motion injuries

  • Chiropractic helps to improve joint motion
  • Boosts coordination
  • Brings relief from joint pain
  • Improves flexibility
  • Decreases inflammation

To see if chiropractic care may be right to help your condition, Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C. of the Office of Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C. in Fort Myers, Florida will perform a consultation, examination, and apply chiropractic adjustments as needed, and if necessary, refer you for diagnostic imaging such as x-ray or MRI.

Depending on the findings of his chiropractic exam and consultation, Dr. Kaster may decide to co-treat your repetitive stress disorder with other healthcare professionals including massage therapists, physical therapists or your primary care physician.

Chiropractor | Nutritionist in Ft Myers, FL.

Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

Dr. Jason B. Kaster, a chiropractor, and nutritionist in Fort Myers can help you and your family achieve their optimal health.

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