Acute pain is the kind of pain most everyone is familiar with. Have you ever touched a hot stove and burned your hand? Maybe you’ve broken a bone while playing a game of pick-up. Any pain that can be traced back to a direct cause or source is considered acute pain. While it sounds simple on the surface, treating and recovering from acute pain can be a tumultuous road. At McWhorter CNR, we offer comprehensive and cutting-edge treatment options to support the recovery from any cause of acute pain. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of acute pain here.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a mental disorder that most commonly affects children. The developmental disorder is tough to define, but those who have ADHD will usually exhibit difficulties with focus, hyperactivity, and impulse control. Those with ADHD experience streaks of inattention, excessive motion, and impulsive behaviors. The most common approach for treating ADHD is medication, however those meds can have negative side effects for children and adults. At McWhorter CNR, we utilize innovative drug-free treatment options to redirect unwanted impulsive behaviors into productive healthy habits.
Autism behaviors and disorders are diagnosed on a wide spectrum. While autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is separated into four distinct categories, this condition is often characterized by social communication and behavioral challenges. ASD does not impede one’s growth or appearance, but it does interfere with a wide variety of daily activities. In many cases, additional mental health conditions may coexist with ASD. Our experienced clinicians can develop comprehensive treatment plans with cutting-edge techniques to alleviate the symptoms of autism.
The spine is central to everything else in your body. One wrong move and you can find yourself suffering from severe back pain that prevents you from leading your everyday life. Degenerative disorders like arthritis or osteoporosis, injuries from sports or an accident, or muscle strain can all be causes of back pain that require professional attention to resolve. At McWhorter CNR, we have the resources available to relieve back pain once and for all. Learn how we approach spinal health and back pain management at McWhorter CNR.
Chronic pain is frustrating under the best of circumstances and very rarely do patients suffering from symptoms of chronic pain find themselves in the best circumstances. From identifying the underlying causes that may be associated with the pain to mitigating the symptoms without opioids or other undesirable methods, chronic pain is a serious burden to bear. This kind of ongoing pain wears on the body and the mind. Learn how to identify pain symptoms as chronic pain and what you can do about the symptoms.
Concussions and traumatic brain injuries can wreak serious havoc on your brain’s ability to function. While the brain is resilient, impact injuries come with a long road to recovery. Without the right support to strengthen the affected areas of the brain, you may never feel like you’re back to your old self after a concussion or traumatic brain injury. Learn more about our individualized approach to concussion and TBI recovery at McWhorter CNR.
Our joints wear down quickly as we age. Our lifestyles contribute to the degeneration of our joints, which leads to acute and chronic pain that needs targeted attention. Whether you experience joint pain as a result of an injury or you suffer from a condition like arthritis, proactive treatment from the joint specialists at McWhorter CNR can help you find joint pain relief and lead a healthier, happier life.
Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MDDS) is an extremely rare, albeit especially frustrating, disorder that one can experience after any kind of motion. Most common in middle-aged women and sufferers of migraines and motion sickness, MDDS makes patients experience feelings of rocking and swaying without any physical cause. The rarity of this disorder means that treatment takes a bit of trial and error, depending on the person. Some patients respond better to one avenue of treatment while others react best to another. This is why it's important to find a specialist who can treat your MDDS in any of the applicable ways the current research indicates. Learn how we handle MDDS at McWhorter CNR.
Over 1 billion people worldwide experience migraines on a regular basis. This prevalent neurological disease is characterized by an intense and incapacitating headache that is localized to a specific part of the head. The head-splitting pain of these intensive migraines can sometimes last for days, which will seriously impede your ability to live a normal and productive life. Most sufferers will rely on acute or preventative medication for relief, but that is only temporary. At McWhorter CNR, we offer cutting-edge treatment techniques that have been proven to significantly reduce the symptoms of migraines and limit your number of migraines.
Everyone has experienced some motion sickness from time-to-time. It’s an uncomfortable response to an outward movement that our brains have trouble comprehending. Our different sensory organs send mixed messages to our brain, which results in feelings of nausea, dizziness, and imbalance. For most, these symptoms pass quickly. For some, these symptoms can be recur throughout one’s life consistently. At McWhorter CNR, our staff can retrain your brain patterns to avoid the typical bodily responses to motion sickness.
If you've ever felt sore the day after a grueling workout, you're familiar with the feeling of muscle pain. For most people, this pain and discomfort in the soft tissue subsides after a day or two of rest. For others, the pain lingers on and on, leaving them feeling uncomfortable and frustrated. Treating muscle pain, or myalgia, involves identifying the root of the problem and building a treatment plan that targets the source. Learn more about our approach to relieving muscle pain and soreness at McWhorter CNR.
The neck is a relatively vulnerable structure that can be compromised by even the slightest wrong move. From sitting at your desk too long to sleeping weird overnight, plenty of things you do every day can lead to discomfort and neck pain. As a chiropractor who is passionate about bringing technology into the health and wellness space, we strive to give patients all the resources they need to alleviate neck pain and lead their best life.
Vertigo is a balance disorder that creates the sensation of feeling dizzy or nauseous as the result of a simple bodily movement. These sensations make every day life very challenging, especially considering the symptoms of vertigo are very similar to a number of other conditions that don't have the same root cause. Treating vertigo requires thorough evaluation of the symptoms in order to craft a treatment plan that supports the underlying causes of the condition. Learn more about identifying symptoms and how we treat vertigo in Denver at McWhorter CNR.
The human brain is an intricately complex organ and our knowledge of other conditions continues to grow. Many conditions like addiction, depression, insomnia and others, are very prevalent in our modern society and these afflictions can be serious impediments to living a normal life. At McWhorter CNR, our innovative treatment techniques can be broadly applied to a wide variety of neurological conditions. Didn’t see your condition listed here? It’s likely that our staff can still provide you with some sort of relief from those oppressive symptoms.