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Upper Cervical Chiropractor in St. Charles MO

Understanding how Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care can address Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) in St. Charles MO can put you on the road to recovery. We have worked with a lot of athletes in the St. Charles, MO area and found that many of them will feel better after a Concussion in about 7-10 days but there are some who will not.  It is those athletes who either want to have the problem corrected properly and not just wait  & rest or those who are not getting better after a week or two that need to contact our office.

Dr. Robert Arnone has suffered multiple Concussions and was  completely cured from all  Post-Concussion Symptoms after this precise , accurate and  specific care.  He now shares this specialty with others in order to help them get completely well just like he did.

As you will see from our patient testimonials, Dr Arnone is able to help many children and adults with various health problems besides just Post-Concussion Syndrome or Concussion Treatment for example: High or Low Blood Pressure, Fatigue, Seizures or Epilepsy, Posture Problems, Vertigo, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Movement Disorders (Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease,  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS / Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy) and Migraines are many times caused by Lower Brain Stem Insult from Upper Neck Bones out of their proper alignment.

Call the office today to set up your first appointment and find out if you too may be a candidate for this Specific Care.

After all, Nothing Trumps Your Brain Stem, as it is The Main Control Center for all function to your brain and your body.

Dr Robert Arnone has specialized training in The Brainstem Procedure focusing on Head-Neck Injuries related to: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE),  Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS), Whiplash Injury and Concussion Prevention in Athletes.

Proudly serving St Charles, St Louis, St Peters, O’Fallon, Earth City, Maryland Heights, Creve Coeur, Dardenne Prairie, Lake St Louis, Wentzville, Florissant, Overland and the rest of the state of Missouri as well as the state of Illinois and other states and even other countries.

Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Those that have been dealing with chronic pain or have been injured are not the only individuals who should seek chiropractic care in St. Charles. The benefits of chiropractic care can be realized for many people with any variety of health conditions. Even those relatively “healthy” individuals with few, if any, health conditions can see the benefits of chiropractic maintenance care. The impact of life’s daily grind adds up stressing the human body in far greater ways than you might realize. Regular chiropractic adjustments can restore and maintain balance within, allowing the innately intelligent human body to heal itself, leaving you better prepared to live life to its fullest. Regardless of one’s walk in life, anyone can benefit greatly from regular chiropractic care. Routine chiropractic treatments will help maintain the body at the high level of activity life calls for, allowing the body to self-heal through proper alignment. Your spinal column serves as a conduit through which the human brain sends messages through and out to the body’s nervous system. It is simple to see how protecting the integrity of this important structure, through regular visits to Arnone Specific Chiropractic is vital to the body’s optimal function and overall health.

What is Chiropractic in General?

Chiropractic is a profession within the health care field that deals with the neuro-musculoskeletal system of the human body. A doctor of chiropractic will diagnose, treat and prevent injuries and disorders of the nerves, muscles and bones. While a chiropractor will diagnose and treat these resultant injuries and disorders, the main objective of the chiropractor is the removal of nerve interference allowing the body to heal itself without invasive procedures and/or drugs. As would be the case with any other field of care, our patients at Arnone Specific Chiropractic receive a thorough consultation including history and examination of their major complaint. After considering possible causes of the patients’ condition a diagnosis is established and a treatment plan is created. Should a patient require treatment outside the scope of chiropractic care they are referred to the appropriate medical specialist in our area. As the science of chiropractic has evolved so have the techniques used within its practice. Common treatment methods have grown to include nutritional counseling, orthotics, lifestyle modification / exercise programs and physical rehabilitation programs. While these adjunctive treatments are certainly beneficial, spinal and joint manipulation remains the primary and most effective mode of treatment by our clinic. Statistics reflect that nearly 95% of patients that seek chiropractic care in St. Charles do so as a result of musculoskeletal pain such as:

  • Neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Back pain
  • Extremity pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Strain/sprain injuries

Conditions caused by spinal dysfunction accounts for the remaining 5% of chiropractic patients. These conditions are those manifesting through the nervous system, such as:

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Colic
  • Constipation and other digestive dysfunctions, etc …

Chiropractic care is not a guaranteed miracle treatment. However, it is not uncommon for patients to report an improvement in the conditions listed above after receiving chiropractic treatment. The majority of people in St. Charles understand that chiropractic treatment is beneficial for back and neck pain, headaches and sprain/strain injuries. However, very few people including those in the medical community, truly understand the affect adjustments have on the central nervous system. In particular, the affect adjustments have on the autonomic nervous system and its sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system.

Chiropractic – Scientifically Explained

If you are looking for a scientific explanation of how chiropractor works this paragraph is for you. A concise scientific explanation of chiropractic is that adjustments directly affect musculoskeletal structures, by reducing pain and increasing joint motion. Musculoskeletal structures include ligaments, muscles, joints, joint capsules and surrounding myofascial tissues. Aside from this direct benefit, the autonomic nervous system is indirectly effected by the down regulation of the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight system), and promotion of the para-sympathetic nervous system (rest and repair system). This is done through the effects the chiropractic adjustments have on the joint capsules, and the body’s proprioception mechanism (sense of where one is space) through the mechanoreceptors (provide information regarding mechanical changes within the body) in the joints and periarticular tissues (tissue surrounding the joint). That’s a lot to take in, but it is the explanation as to why some chiropractic patients report improvement in organic function, not only musculoskeletal benefits. To reiterate, this is not a claim that chiropractic adjustments treat systemic pathology, but does suggest that some who have systemic symptoms may see results from chiropractic care even without the presence of pain.

The Education of a Chiropractor

Most patients don’t realize how much schooling chiropractors in St. Charles have to go though before they can start practicing? Chiropractors are held to some of the most intense educational requirements of any health profession. In fact their schooling requirements are very comparable to that of medical practitioners. After completing a heavy emphasis of basic sciences in and undergraduate program, potential chiropractors may be accepted into a five year chiropractic college. During that time they do extensive course work in the areas of:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Public Health
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Biochemestry
  • Chiropractic Philosophy and Practice
  • Chiropractic Diagnosis
  • Adjusting Methods
  • Nutrition
  • X-Ray

Are you curious to know if chiropractic is the right treatment for you? Please do not hesitate to call our team of dedicated professionals at Arnone Specific Chiropractic in St. Charles. Chiropractic care coupled with our outstanding, caring team can produce incredible results. Take advantage of our services today and take control of your health. Our team is here to help you today.

Last Updated:February 11, 2015 at 10:43 am

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Tuesday9am to 6pm
Wednesday9am to 6pm
Thursday9am to 6pm
Friday9am to 6pm
Arnone Specific Chiropractic
1475 Fairgrounds Road #124
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 757-3431

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