De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis in Alexandria VA

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De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis is a condition that develops in the thumb, after performing repetitive activity, that results in tendonitis. Patients often report experiencing pain along the lower thumb to wrist. As a result, the patient also notices that they may have pain and or discomfort, with forcefully gripping objects and angling the wrist toward the floor. In addition, a person with De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis finds that their symptoms are produced with some activities, such as: texting, playing videogames and repetitive use of the thumb.

At Rosa Family Chiropractic of Alexandria in Virginia, which is located at 4875 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 215 Alexandria, VA 22304, chiropractor Dr. Jasmine Bradley will examine the patient to determine the cause of their complaint. As a result, Dr. Bradley will evaluate the structures and biomechanics of the patient, in order to assess how well the body is functioning.

De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis can be treated conservatively, through chiropractic treatment. Chiropractic care for De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis is often helpful, as it non-invasive and rarely result in a required surgery. When Dr. Bradley provides chiropractic care to patients with De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis, a thorough examination of the: wrist, hand and the tendons are performed, to rule out, and or, to confirm the diagnosis. After a diagnosis of De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis is determined, Dr. Bradley will: adjust the hand and wrist, teach the patient therapeutic exercises and discuss recommended supplements.

Various chiropractic modalities and methods of chiropractic treatment can and may be implemented, when Dr. Bradley treats a patient for De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis. Chiropractic adjustments along with therapeutic modalities and nutritional supplements for patients seeking conservative options for De Quervain\'s Tenosynovitis, instead of the most invasive choice being surgery, often show improvement of this condition.

In addition to the areas discussed above, the soft tissues and ligaments will also be evaluated to determine the best and most effective methods to treat the patient, in order to help the body to restore its proper function and ranges of motion. We will also determine the best modifications, of certain activities, to avoid aggravating the tendons.

Dr. Jasmine Bradley will conduct a thorough chiropractic exam to determine the cause of the problem. A proper chiropractic evaluation will permit Dr. Bradley to provide specific adjustments for the areas to be treated. With the aim of maintaining your chiropractic adjustments, rehabilitative exercises will be prescribed in order to strengthen the muscles and stabilize the other structures surrounding the adjusted areas. Dr. Bradley will also discuss diet and nutrition and how it vitally contributes to overall health and wellness.

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