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At Caraotta Chiropractic Orthopedics, we take great pride in providing the finest Chiropractic and Orthopedic Care to each and every patient. We have included information below about different Chiropractic and Orthopedic services offered in our facility. Please feel free to call us @ (815) 398-4004 if you have any questions!
We provide advanced spinal and joint rehabilitation utilizing "state of the art" techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable and effective than in the past. Our doctors are not only trained in Chiropractic, but Orthopedics and in Advanced Muscular Rehabilitation utilizing muscle activation, sports medicine, rehabilitation, kinesio taping, and physical therapy, treating every muscle, bone and joint throughout the body! Our doctors have had years of experience in helping patients recover from a myriad of conditions. Chiropractic - Orthopedic care can help prevent injuries and allow you to achieve total health and wellness.
At Caraotta Chiropractic Orthopedics we teach our patients how to perform special "blueprint" exercises which can help strengthen and correct the irregularities in their body, causing pain. Many of these corrective exercises can be performed in the comfort of your home to help improve the effectiveness of your care. Some patients experience pain that is caused by muscles and connective tissues which are out of their proper balance. It is not uncommon to have back, neck, extremity pain and headaches caused by muscles and tissues that are being used improperly. Targeted corrective exercises and stretches from our physicians will help to achieve flexibility, strength, and relieve symptoms while helping your body achieve balance and health.
Many of our patients come to see our doctors to address a specific pain symptom such as back pain, neck pain or headaches. While our physicians will address each patient's specific condition, we often find it helpful to "coach" our patients towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. For example, there may be certain activities that you should avoid or do differently to prevent yourself from unintentionally aggravating your particular health challenges. The goal of including lifestyle advice with a chiropractic care plan is to help each and every patient achieve the fulfilling and happy lifestyle they deserve, one that is full of the activities that are enjoyed most. We recognize that every one of our patients is a whole person, and we use our expertise to help them reach total health and wellness.
What does nutrition have to do with chiropractic -orthopedic care? The goal of chiropractic - orthopedic care is to help patients achieve total health and balance with their body, and as part of that goal we provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices. Nutritional counseling by one of our physicians can assist a patient on their return to optimal health. Many patients do not know which supplements and vitamins are good for them and how these supplements and vitamins interact with one another. At Caraotta Chiropractic Orthopedics, we can can arrange a structured nutritional program that is based on individual needs.
The Physicians in our office are equipped to work with sports injuries of all types. We work with a wide range of levels: from the preschooler in dance, to high school athletes, weekend warriors, and semi-professionals. We have been the team physicians for several semi professional teams including the Rock River Raptors, Beloit Titans, Rockford Riveters, and Roscoe Rush.
There is a saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Your spinal health is no exception. Posture and spinal screenings by our experienced staff can help reveal important health information, unlocking the door to improved health and well-being. In order to help the Rockford community, we provide screenings at schools, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today at 815-398-4004 to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.