West Des Moines Chiropractic Benefits Ehlers Danlos

Not exactly a spine condition, but Ehlers Danlos is a body condition that may affect the spine and musculoskeletal system and be helped by gentle West Des Moines chiropractic care. Chiropractors who are back pain specialists like your West Des Moines chiropractor at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa naturally approach conditions like Ehlers Danlos conservatively and gently. Chiropractors also are eager to share care of these patients with any other medical healthcare providers and their treatment plans for the best welfare of the patient. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa welcomes such opportunities to help West Des Moines Ehlers Danlos patients like this.

Ehlers Danlos hypermobility type affects a number of systems resulting in a range of symptoms: pain (muscular, articular, neuropathic, back pain, neck pain, abdominal pain, pelvic pain, and headache) and fatigue (muscle weakness, unrefreshing sleep, depression, anxiety, etc.). (1)  Executive Chiropractic of Iowa knows Ehlers Danlos by such symptom combinations.

Ehlers Danlos cared for with chiropractic responds positively. One patient case Executive Chiropractic of Iowa read in a peer-reviewed journal describes a young Ehlers Danlos female with chronic neck pain and low back pain who also experiences headaches and hand pain and stiffness. As is seen in Ehlers Danlos, she also experiences weekly or daily joint dislocations and upper and lower extremity joint hypermobility. West Des Moines Ehlers Danlos hypermobility type patients know what this is like and are grateful for relief. In this case, her treatment plan incorporated gentle low force chiropractic manipulation with some soft tissue therapy. A variety of patient outcome scales document reductions in disability, headache and spine pain for her. (2) Another case of Ehlers Danlos - with some of the typically noted issues had previously been diagnosed inadequately with fibromyalgia and degenerative arthritis before the more proper Ehlers Danlos diagnosis – describes how she experiences relief of back pain with gentle Cox Technic flexion distraction, diet change, and exercise care. (3)  Executive Chiropractic of Iowa shares gentle West Des Moines chiropractic care for this type of relief.

If you or a West Des Moines loved one has Ehlers Danlos and experiences back pain or neck pain or other musculoskeletal pain related to Ehlers Danlos that West Des Moines chiropractic handles, schedule a West Des Moines chiropractic appointment today. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is ready to help.


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