Problems That We Treat


We're able to treat a range of problem conditions and injuries at our Gonstead chiropractic clinic. People normally seek out chiropractic treatment in Penang to relieve pain as we're able to treat them and help prevent further injuries or reverse many conditions that they may not be aware of. 

Many people suffer from musculoskeletal pain which usually manifest itself as back, neck, arm or leg aches. Penang chiropractic care aims to treat or relieved these conditions without the need for medication.
 
Professional Gonstead chiropractic treatment aims to get rid of pain naturally by identifying the source of the pain or discomfort and to help the body re-align itself to heal naturally. Those looking for chiropractic medicine Malaysia providers will not be disappointed with our certified Gonstead chiropractic technique. 
 
 
What Are Musculoskeletal Conditions Or Musculoskeletal Disorders?

The musculoskelatal system provides form, support, stability and movement to the body.

Musculoskelatal disorders can affect the muscles, bones, tendons, blood vessels, nerves and other soft tissues.

The most common term used to describe musculoskelatal disorders would be Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). Other terms would be 'wear and tear' disorders, overuse injuries and cumulative trauma disorder (CTD).

Some examples of RSI would be carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, tenosynovitis and bursitis.

What Causes Musculoskelatal Injuries?

Trauma to an area like jerking movements, auto accidents, falls, fractures, sprains, dislocations, direct blows to the muscles can cause musculoskelatal pain.

Other causes of pain include postural strain, repetitive movements, overuse and prolonged immobilization.

Musculoskeletal Conditions 
 
Headaches
 
Headache is the symptom of pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It occurs in migraines (sharp or throbbing pains), tension-type headaches, and cluster headaches. Frequent headaches can affect relationships and employment. There is also an increased risk of depression in those with severe headaches. Our professional Penang chiropractor will check and align the neck and spine to reduce the occurrence of headaches for patients. Many patients would rather get headache relief without the need for medication.
 
Migraines
 
A migraine is a primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe. Typically, the headaches affect one half of the head, are pulsating in nature, and last from two to 72 hours. Associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, or smell. Gonstead chiropractic Malaysia treatment aims to locate the cause of the migraines and treat it to prevent further migraine episodes. This provides immediate migraine relief for patients.
 
Upper And Middle Back Pain
 
Upper and middle back pain may be caused by overuse, muscle strain, or injury to the muscles, ligaments, and discs that support your spine. Pressure on the spinal nerves from certain problems, such as a herniated disc will also cause pain along with a fracture of one of the vertebrae. 

Those looking for a back pain treatment Malaysia plan will not be disappointed with our Gonstead chiropractic technique that is thorough and accurate.

Best chiropractor Malaysia who is also a back pain specialist in Penang will be able to diagnose the cause of the back pain and come up with a proper chiropractic treatment plan for the patient. Chiropractic treatment in Malaysia is readily available for those seeking joint pain relief.
 
Lower Back Pain
 
Lower back sprains caused by damage to the muscles and ligaments are the most common sources of back pain. The single most common cause of lower back pain is a torn or pulled muscle and or ligament. Getting a professional back ache massage in Penang by a licensed chiropractor will offer relief to treat the lower back pain.
 
Here are the top 10 reasons for back pain that are affecting millions worldwide.
 
Back Stiffness
 
Back stiffness is usually caused by muscle spasm or lumbar arthritis. The best way to differentiate the cause of lumbar spine stiffness is the onset of the symptoms. Patients with stiffness caused by lumbar spine arthritis usually have steadily increased symptoms over years of a worsening problem. A spine specialist in Penang will be able to identify and treat the cause of your back pain and stiffness. Getting spinal adjustment in Malaysia is not difficult as they are done by top chiropractors in Malaysia who is able to do disc conditions correction professionally. 

Pregnancy Back Pain 

Pregnant women who suffer from back stiffness or back pain will be able to find relief by seeking chiropractic treatment from a certified chiropractor. Gonstead chiropractors are trained to treat pregnant women with some offering prenatal chiropractic treatment and even postnatal chiropractic treatment. Chiropractic treatment for pregnant women are safe as it helps pregnant mothers feel better fast without the need for medication that may affect the baby.
 
Neck Pain
 
Your neck is made up of vertebrae that extend from the skull to the upper torso. Cervical discs absorb shock between the bones. The bones, ligaments, and muscles of your neck support your head and allow for motion. Any abnormalities, inflammation, or injury can cause neck pain or stiffness. Our bone and joint specialist in Penang will be able to diagnose and treat the cause of your neck pain as he provides the best chiropractic Malaysia treatment to get rid of pain naturally. 

Neck Stiffness
 
A stiff neck is typically characterized by soreness and difficulty moving the neck, especially when trying to turn the head to the side. It may also be accompanied by a headache, neck pain, shoulder pain and or arm pain. Stiffness in the neck, or cervical spine, may be accompanied by shoulder pain or headache. A shoulder pain specialist in Penang like a chiropractor will be able to treat the cause of the shoulder pain. 
 
Pinched Nerve
 
A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons. This pressure disrupts the nerve's function, causing pain, tingling, numbness or weakness. This can be solved with a professional Gonstead chiropractic adjustment by a certified top chiropractor in Malaysia. 
 
Muscle Spasm
 
Muscle spasm facts. Spasms can affect many different types of muscles in the body, leading to many different symptoms. Spasms of skeletal muscles are most common and are often due to overuse and muscle fatigue, dehydration, and electrolyte abnormalities. The spasm occurs abruptly, is painful, and is usually short-lived.

Those looking for chiropractic medicine Malaysia will be surprised that muscle spasm can be treated effectively by Gonstead chiropractic adjustment.
 
Leg And Arm Pain, Tingling, Numbness or Weakness
 
Neuropathy or peripheral neuropathy is a result of damage to your peripheral nerves. Symptoms caused by neuropathy are described as severe, sharp and shooting or deep and burning pain or persistent numbness, tingling or weakness that travels into the arms, hands, legs or feet.
 
If numbness and tingling persist and there's no obvious cause for the sensations, it could be a symptom of a disease or injury, such as multiple sclerosis or carpal tunnel syndrome. Treatment will depend on your diagnosis.

Many things can cause numbness and tingling, including sitting with your legs crossed or falling asleep on your arm.

Weakness is a lack of physical or muscle strength and the feeling that extra effort is required to move your arms, legs, or other muscles. If muscle weakness is the result of pain, the person may be able to make muscles work, but it will hurt.
 
An Australian-trained Gonstead chiropractor will be able to assess your skeletal structure along with your muscle strength to provide the best chiropractic treatment and strengthening exercises to help your body heal naturally and quickly. 
 
Leg And Arm Joint Pain or Dysfunction

The main symptom of fibromyalgia is pain in the muscles, joints, and tendons. The pain can also be throbbing, shooting, or burning. And it may radiate from areas of the body known as tender points, and can be accompanied by numbness or tingling in the limbs. Our joint specialist in Penang is able to diagnose and treat your leg and arm joint pain to provide chronic pain relief.
 
Shoulder Pain and Injuries
 
Where your shoulder is stiff and you have difficulty rotating your arm in all normal positions. Or if your shoulder could pop out or slide out of the socket making it unstable and painful. Shoulder that have been injured where you lack the strength to carry out your daily activities will also require strength training exercise to help it heal naturally.
 
These are the top 10 shoulder pain causes that commonly affect folks worldwide.
 
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
 
Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness, tingling, weakness, and other problems in your hand because of pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. The median nerve and several tendons run from your forearm to your hand through a small space in your wrist called the carpal tunnel. A top chiropractor will be able to advise on correct ergonomic posture to correct your work posture and to also treat the carpal tunnel syndrome. 
 
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
 
Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS), also known as posterior tibial neuralgia, is a compression neuropathy and painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel. This tunnel is found along the inner leg behind the medial malleolus (bump on the inside of the ankle).

Injuries And Accidents 
 
Auto Accidents
 
Auto related injuries or accidents could range from whiplash, chest injuries, leg and knee injuries or foot injuries.
 
Chronic Injuries
 
Chronic pain and injury refers to the sort of physical injury, illness, or disease that develops slowly and is persistent and long-lasting, or constantly recurring over time. Many chronic injuries have mild symptoms and low-grade pain, and are often ignored or simply overlooked for months or even years. 

A good chiropractor will be able to identify the root cause of the pain to treat it providing chronic pain relief to patients within a few visits. Chiropractic medicine Malaysia practitioners provide alternative medical treatment in the form of spinal adjustments to relieve back pain and allow the body to heal naturally. 
 
Falling Injuries
 
The most common fall injuries are fractures of the forearm, leg, ankle, upper arm, wrist and hand. Most fractures among older adults are caused by falls. Back and spinal cord injuries could also be caused by falls. Falls can damage vertebrae or cause slipped or herniated discs.
 
Lifting Injuries
 
Some of the most common lifting injuries are disc herniation, IT band syndrome, Achilles tendonitis, SLAP tear, tennis elbow, patellar tendonitis, hamstring pulls and tears.
 
Sport Injuries
 
Sports injuries are most commonly caused by poor training methods, structural abnormalities, weakness in muscles, tendons, ligaments and unsafe exercising environments. Getting a professional sports massage in Penang by a qualified professional chiropractor will help to hasten the recovery process. 

These are the top 10 most common sports injuries suffered by athletes and normal folks. 
 
Whiplash
 
Whiplash is a relatively common injury that occurs to a person's neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes unrestrained, rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck, most commonly from motor vehicle accidents.
 
Work-Related Injuries
 
Some of the work related injuries are overexertion injuries and repetitive motion injuries. This includes injuries related to pulling, lifting, pushing, holding, carrying, and throwing activities at work.

The list of conditions are not limited as many people have claimed that chiropractic treatment has been able to help treat their condition and improve their health. 

Find out more about our chiropractic treatment process by our certified Gonstead chiropractor Malaysia in Penang.