Did you know an estimated 80% of the population has back pain at some point? Did you know your feet can cause neck and back pain? Sadly, most people run to the medicine cabinet and just pop pills which at best mask the
symptoms but also do damage the liver and kidneys. Other times people think the pain will just go away on its own, but the body is only adapting and the underlying problems is still there to wait until it is made worse again.
We take a unique, full body approach, not just looking at your spine but checking your feet as they are the foundation of the body. If there are imbalances in your feet it can affect all the way up through your legs to low back and even to your neck. Your Feet Affect the Kinetic Chain. The following animation shows how imbalances in the feet can cause issues throughout your spine. This can lead to pain anywhere from your feet, knees, hips, low back and your neck. Take a look at how restoring balance to the feet can help the rest of the body!
Our chiropractic adjustments, along with therapeutic stretching help significantly to correct the cause but by taking one extra step at looking at your feet we can reach even better results. We address the cause of your problems.
One technology we implement in our office is state of the art technology from Foot Levelers to scan your feet and show how it affects your spine. We can see if your feet can cause your neck and back pain. Restoring balance to your feet can help the rest of your body.
A dead give away of foot imbalances is uneven shoe wear. Look at the bottom of your heels and if they are wearing out even, your feet are a cause of your problems. Do your shoes look like these?
You not only need new shoes but need support for your feet….
The next time you come in, jump on the Foot Leveler’s state of the art foot scanner and see what is happening to the arches in your feet and how they might be contributing to your pain. Many insurances will cover the spinal pelvic orthotic stabilizers or we have discounts for those patients who don’t ‘have coverage or only partial coverage. The investment to your feet is well worth the benefits they provide.