When it comes to spinal care, we prefer to address our patient’s difficulties with conservative treatment. Many times, these non-invasive treatment techniques can provide individuals suffering from spinal problems with the relief they desire.
Innovative Spine is proud to bring comprehensive, state-of-the-art spinal care to patients in the San Antonio area of Texas. Our practice is led by Dr. Frank Kuwamura, an expert in the field of spinal care with 19 years of experience. If you’d like more information about our practice or conservative treatment options, or are interested in scheduling a consultation appointment, contact us today!
Physical therapy uses both passive and active treatment techniques to decrease pain caused by the spine and increase overall function. Passive treatments include things done to the patient, such as the application of heat and ice packs. Passive treatment involves the patient performing a series of stretches both in our office and in the comfort of their home to improve the functionality of their spine.
Pain management begins with the identification of the source of a patient’s back pain. Once this has been determined, Dr. Kuwamura can recommend and prescribe specific medications that can help manage the patient’s pain.
Massage therapy can be enormously beneficial for individuals suffering from osteoarthritis pain or muscle strain in the lower back, upper back, and neck. This non-invasive treatment technique can increase blood circulation to the spine, bringing healing nutrients to the muscles and tissues there. It can also help patients relax their muscles, improving their range of motion.
Chiropractic care uses controlled spinal manipulation to improve the functionality of the bones and muscles in the spine. This manipulation is clinically proven to reduce nerve irritability and increase range of motion in the back.
The bones, muscles, and nerves that make up the spine need a balance of vitamins and nutrients to stay strong and healthy enough to perform their necessary functions. Some of the vitamins most essential to the health of the spine include:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B12
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin D
- Vitamin K
Innovative Spine is proud to offer our patients supplements and vitamins that can help bring greater nutritional balance to their diets, improving and promoting a healthy spine.
Are you interested in learning more about our conservative treatment options? Contact Innovative Spine today to schedule a consultation appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!