Meet Dr. Porter
Madison AL knows they can rely on the chiropractic team at Functional Chiropractic to relieve pains and restore their health! Dr. Porter and his team of chiropractors have been working with the Madison AL community for years, and are proud to provide services that families, athletes, adults and children can trust. If you’ve suffered from chronic pains and aches, schedule an appointment with Dr. Porter today! Dr. Porter suffered from chronic allergies and pains himself, and was determined to go back to school and learn more about how he could provide this kind of chiropractic care to others.
What is Chiropractic care?
Upper Cervical Care in Madison AL is provided by the experts at Functional Chiropractic! Dr. Porter and his team of chiropractors are proud to offer treatments that provide relief from a variety of pains. To begin, our team examines the area of pain to determine the root cause and the best treatment. We’ll always discuss options for treatment with you before moving forward to ensure that you feel comfortable with our chiropractic treatments. Our top priority is to provide an environment where each patient can feel comfortable and a communication system that each patient can feel confident in. Many of our chiropractors have undergone chiropractic care themselves and thus understand the best practices for providing similar service for others.
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What is Upper Cervical Care?
Upper Cervical refers to the top bones in your neck including the base of your skull, where the brainstem is housed. Because of all of the neurologic pathways that go through this area, it’s extremely important that the spine functions correctly in order to prevent interference that may lead to any number of health conditions and symptoms. Upper Cervical issues prevent the nerves and blood vessels from functioning efficiently. Upper cervical chiropractors restore proper structural balance to the upper neck to decrease this irritation and improve the communication through the upper neck region. Along with 4 years of chiropractic college, upper cervical doctors receive additional post-graduate training in order to specialize in this area. This includes advanced studies in anatomy, neurology, biomechanics, radiology, instrumentation and the corrective procedures specific to the upper cervical spine. Dr. Porter has attended many upper cervical seminars and has trained in multiple upper cervical techniques in order to provide the best Upper Cervical care to Madison AL.
Chiropractic Treatments Madison AL
Back Pain Madison AL
Back pain is one of the top causes of disability in America. Functional Chiropractic is here to relieve that back pain in Huntsville AL. Whether its from injury, stress, arthritis, or common subluxations, back pain is not something to be taken lightly. It is important to get proper screening and diagnosis. Dr. Porter and his team will be sure to give you the best care possible when dealing with this problem.
Headaches Madison AL
Recurring headaches and migraines can create a large detriment to your quality of life. Continually popping pills can often feel like a poor remedy for these. We Agree. Much of headache pain can stem from structural issues in the neck and spine. By making sure your spine is properly aligned and free of subluxations which cause pressure on the nervous system, Dr. Porter can relieve the structural strain causing your headaches and migraines. If you haven’t tried chiropractic for your headaches and migraines or have any questions call us today!
Neck Pain Madison AL
As an upper cervical care clinic, the neck is our specialty. The neck not only holds the head in place and connect it to the rest of the body, it also does so with impressive flexibility and a wide range of motion. Neck pain is very common, however, most people do not get sufficient or correct treatment for it. However, the commonality of neck pain doesn’t make it any less debilitating. One of the most frequent cause of neck pain is improper posture. If you are at a desk for large parts of the day and experiencing neck pain, don’t wait too long! Functional Chiropractic’s goal is to relieve your pain by correcting the source.
Herniated Disc Madison AL
Spinal discs are unique structures. Also known as intervertebral discs, they are made up of an outer ring of cartilage and an inner gel-like center. Their job is to absorb impact within the spine and increase spinal mobility. After years of use, these discs wear out and lose fluid making the body more susceptible to injury. If you suspect you might have a protruding or herniated disc, contact Functional Chiropractic today. Chiropractic care has been proven to provide short-term pain relief and long-term recovery from disc injuries.
Sciatica Madison AL
The sciatic nerve is located along the lower back down to the legs. When this nerve gets compressed, usually on one side of the body, the associated pain is called Sciatica. Chiropractic care can not only diminish sciatic pain but can in some cases prevent surgery. Call us today more information on how chiropractic care can treat your pain and prevent further damage.
Weak Immune System Madison AL
When people hear immune system, they often think of tiny cells fighting other tiny cells. What many people don’t think of is how the central nervous system regulates the T cells, hormones, and other functions necessary for a healthy immune system. By eliminating subluxations in the spine, the communication of the nervous system is improved and in turn ensures the immune system is operating optimally. If you have been getting sick a lot or are concerned about your immune system come in today for an adjustment.
Asthma Madison AL
Asthma is one of the fastest-growing chronic conditions in the U.S. Nearly $6.2 billion is spent on treatment each year. Research has shown that correcting subluxations in the spine restores and improves respiratory and immune function, which can significantly improve conditions like asthma. A misaligned spine can adversely affect your respiratory system. Come to Functional Chiropractic today to determine if chiropractic care could reduce your asthmatic symptoms. Read more about Asthma Treatment Madison AL
Pregnancy Pain Madison AL
According to the American Pregnancy Association, 50-70% of women experience some level of lower back pain during pregnancy. The extra weight and strain can cause significant discomfort. Chiropractic care during pregnancy can both relieve pain and ease the birth process. When pregnant, a mother’s center of gravity shifts causing her lordotic curvature to increase. This position can cause back pain, cramps and other issues. Dr. Porter is trained and experienced in techniques specifically designed for these issues during pregnancy. Call today to learn more about how chiropractic care can aid in your pregnancy or to schedule an appointment!
Car Accident Injuries Madison AL
According to Drive Safe Alabama, there were 47,500 car accident injuries during 2018 in the state of Alabama. Many of these injuries can lead to long-term neck and back pain if not treated properly. Specifically, when the rapid deceleration of an accident occurs many people get whiplash. This intense strain causes damage to the ligaments and tendons around the neck. Chiropractic care has helped relieve pain from whiplash and aid in the recovery for many people. Whether you have whiplash, or more serious injuries from a car accident in Madison, call Functional Chiropractic to learn how chiropractic solutions can ease your pain and speed your recovery.
Sports Injuries Madison AL
For many years athletes have utilized chiropractic care to enhance their performance as well as aid in recovery from injuries. Chiropractic adjustments helps the body to function as efficiently as possible, maximizing healing and recovery processes. Dr. Porter has extensive experience in exercise science along with his degree in Chiropractics and is passionate about helping athletes maintain peak condition. Call today for more information or to set up an appointment!
Tension & Pain from Sitting at Work Madison AL
If you haven’t had a medical diagnosis or injury but are experiencing neck or shoulder pain, it could be from your time at work. You wouldn’t be alone in dealing with tension from sitting at work in Madison. The human body just wasn’t designed to sit all day. Dr. Porter combines upper cervical care and corrective exercises to aid those who specifically spend extra time at a desk. Contact Functional Chiropractic today for more information on how chiropractic care can ease your discomfort.
Initial Chiropractic Exam
STEP 1 –
Fill out all new patient forms prior to your first visit.
STEP 2 –
Chiropractic examination and recommended plan.
STEP 3 –
Take 3D X-rays to determine misalignments.
FINAL STEP –
PLAN OF ACTION
Helping you fully understand your care plan.