How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Pinched Nerves

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You might not realize it when you have a pinched nerve, but we’re willing to bet you definitely feel it. Sometimes it just takes sleeping in the wrong position, or maybe you twisted or turned wrong and felt a sharp pain. Maybe you suffered a sports injury or car accident injury that left you in pain. Or maybe you simply woke up one morning and felt a jab of pain in your back. Any of these could be instances of pinched nerve pain, and a little bit of movement can aggravate the inflamed area, causing severe pain. 

Natural Relief from Pinched Nerve Pain

How do you know if you have a pinched nerve, though? Most of the time, the cause of nerve pain comes from spinal misalignments, or when vertebrae are turned slightly or shifted out of place. When vertebrae are misaligned even the tiniest bit, they can put pressure on nerves and compress them, causing the numbness, tingling, and pain you experience. Thankfully, Bozeman chiropractor Dr. Cary Gentry at Waypoint Chiropractic can correct any misalignments and help you get on your way to being pain-free by providing natural, long-term, and effective chiropractic care.

While pain from a pinched nerve can eventually subside on its own, it does not mean that the underlying problem has been resolved. And why wait in pain when you can seek chiropractic care from Dr. Cary Gentry at Waypoint Chiropractic? Chiropractic focuses on relieving pain and other types of dysfunction through the adjustment of the spine and other joints. Regular visits to Dr. Gentry can help you achieve the pain-free results you’re looking for. Once Dr. Gentry has evaluated your spine, he will perform gentle, precise adjustments to remove any subluxations (spinal misalignments) that could be contributing to your pain. Beyond reducing pain, the restoration of spinal alignment can have long-lasting effects because it also improves communication between the spine and the central nervous system, helping your body function properly. 

Improved Health Is the End Goal—Always 

While taking medication may be the initial response to any pain-causing event in our lives, natural and long-term chiropractic care can help ensure the problems don’t get worse and you actually get healthier in the long run. Additionally, when we overwhelm our body with medication, it puts more pressure on our organs and systems to metabolize those medications, and we could end up with more health concerns than we had previously! Thankfully, Bozeman chiropractor Dr. Cary Gentry treats the root cause of pain and illness by evaluating and making adjustments to correct any spine misalignment. At Waypoint Chiropractic, Dr. Cary Gentry and his team want you to experience life to the fullest, which means holistic care for a healthy life. 

If you’re experiencing intense pain or think you may have a pinched nerve, don’t hesitate to seek relief from Bozeman chiropractor Dr. Cary Gentry at Waypoint Chiropractic. Don’t let the pain and frustration of a pinched nerve keep you from your life. Experience the benefits beyond pain-free living with regular chiropractic care. Book an appointment with Waypoint Chiropractic today!



Owens, E.F. “Chiropractic subluxation assessment: what the research tells us.” Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 2002 Dec; 46(4): 215–220. 

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