How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Multiple Sclerosis

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If you’ve been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) then you understand how multiple sclerosis pain can seriously affect your daily activities. While the impact of MS varies with each person, chiropractic care offers a way to manage pain and discomfort in a natural, safe, and drug-free way. At Waypoint Chiropractic in Bozeman, Montana, Dr. Cary Gentry provides chiropractic care to anyone struggling with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis through gentle, noninvasive approaches that will help you experience pain relief, improved mobility, and better health outcomes. 

Ease Pain Symptoms

One way your Bozeman chiropractor can help ease pain symptoms with chiropractic care is by identifying vertebrae that are out of alignment. When vertebrae in your spine are misaligned, they can put unnecessary pressure on nearby nerves, contributing to nerve pain commonly experienced with multiple sclerosis. Nerves under pressure can also interrupt signals sent to related muscles or organs, leading to dysfunction and more pain. Regular chiropractic adjustments will help realign your spine and restore vertebrae to their proper position, which alleviates pressure on nearby nerves and improves the effectiveness of the entire body. You may choose regular chiropractic care as a non-invasive, drug-free approach to pain management for your multiple sclerosis symptoms.

Reduce Inflammation

Those who struggle with MS understand how inflammation can increase pain and discomfort, especially in your joints. While there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, there are ways to help reduce inflammation, which can, at the very least, relieve pain and other problematic symptoms, particularly for older adults. Regular chiropractic care can help reduce inflammation by increasing the function of your body’s various systems. Your Bozeman chiropractor will identify the source of the pain, what is causing the inflammation, and use chiropractic adjustments and other gentle techniques to help reduce the inflammation. This is a safe, natural way to reduce inflammation as opposed to taking medications that come with various side effects. 

Improve Joint Function

Pain and swelling in your joints can make even the smallest movements uncomfortable or even excruciating. Chiropractic care is far more than just adjusting the vertebrae in your spine. Chiropractic also impacts your muscles and joints to help you experience pain relief and improved function throughout your whole body. By relieving pressure on nerves that are causing you pain and by reducing inflammation in and around your joints, chiropractic care can help encourage less painful movements in your arms, legs, hands, and feet. At Waypoint Chiropractic, Dr. Gentry helps a wide variety of practice members improve joint function and mobility related to arthritis, auto-immune disorders, and multiple sclerosis. 

Chiropractic care with Dr. Cary Gentry provides you with the opportunity to manage your multiple sclerosis pain and other symptoms through safe, natural practices that don’t utilize any type of medication. Dr. Gentry will talk with you about your specific MS symptoms and use gentle chiropractic techniques like adjustments to bring symptom relief. Waypoint Chiropractic is located in Bozeman, Montana, and practice members come from Belgrade, Big Sky, Manhattan, Three Forks, and Livingston to meet with Dr. Cary Gentry and experience a holistic approach to multiple sclerosis pain management and relief through chiropractic care. Call our office today or visit our website to schedule a consultation and learn more about how chiropractic care in Bozeman can help with your multiple sclerosis. 


Elster, E. “Eighty-One Patients with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease Undergoing Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care to Correct Vertebral Subluxation: A Retrospective Analysis.” Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, 2004.

Elster, E. “Upper Cervical Chiropractic Management of a Multiple Sclerosis Patient: A Case Report.” Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, 2001; 4(2): 22-30.

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