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Dr. Frank Joseph Reinhardt, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Frank Joseph Reinhardt D.C. is a top Chiropractor in Saint Petersburg, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Frank Joseph Reinhardt D.C. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Frank Joseph Reinhardt D.C. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Frank Joseph Reinhardt D.C. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Saint Petersburg, FL, Dr. Frank Joseph Reinhardt D.C. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
6 years Experience
Dr. Frank Joseph Reinhardt, D.C.
  • SAINT PETERSBURG, FL
  • Logan College of Chiropractic
  • Accepting new patients

My daughter sits with her back slanted. How can her posture be corrected?

Find different ways to correct her in a manner she adapts to. If she does have, or is developing a spinal curvature, a chiropractor would be a good place to start.

My son hurt his back and needs to undergo surgery. Will it affect his future life?

The recovery limitations and how much it will affect his future life are dependent upon the severity of the initial injury, the type of surgery required, the success of the surgery, READ MORE
The recovery limitations and how much it will affect his future life are dependent upon the severity of the initial injury, the type of surgery required, the success of the surgery, and the success of post-operative rehabilitation. Because there are a lot of variables to be considered, ask this question to your surgeon for the most accurate answer.

Treatment for back pain from car accident?

Back pain from a car crash is common. I assume you had x-Rays taken of your low back to confirm no fractures. Pain can manifest itself in many different ways. Soft tissue injuries, READ MORE
Back pain from a car crash is common. I assume you had x-Rays taken of your low back to confirm no fractures. Pain can manifest itself in many different ways. Soft tissue injuries, not bones, are also very common. I recommend to go to your doctor and have further evaluation of your low back and a possible MRI to rule out disc or soft tissue injury. Finding the true diagnosis to your pain symptoms is the first step in recovering.

What is the treatment for a herniated disc?

A herniated disc can be treated in multiple treatment plans. Chiropractic care, pain management, and surgery are effective as well as physical therapy.

Do hot water baths help in relieving hip pain?

It would be required to know what the diagnosis of your mother’s hip pain was to answer specific treatments for it. But assuming the bathtub’s hot water doesn’t get too hot, it READ MORE
It would be required to know what the diagnosis of your mother’s hip pain was to answer specific treatments for it. But assuming the bathtub’s hot water doesn’t get too hot, it may be effective. I would suggest to have your mother contact her doctor, who knows the diagnosis for her pain, for home-care recommendations.

Can a chiropractor help with lower abdominal pain?

Chiropractic care is effective for many musculoskeletal pain complaints. If you have been examined by other types of medical professionals regarding your pain, a chiropractor will READ MORE
Chiropractic care is effective for many musculoskeletal pain complaints. If you have been examined by other types of medical professionals regarding your pain, a chiropractor will examine the pain region and create a differential diagnosis. If further imaging is deemed necessary for an accurate diagnosis and treatment, then that may be done as well.

After running, my ankles get a shooting pain. Can a chiropractor help?

With your stated mechanism of pain, a possibility may be joint dysfunction in the ankle, that may cause the shooting pain. A through chiropractic examination of your foot and ankle READ MORE
With your stated mechanism of pain, a possibility may be joint dysfunction in the ankle, that may cause the shooting pain. A through chiropractic examination of your foot and ankle can rule that in and chiropractors have multiple treatment options that would be appropriate.

After healing from a sprain, why do I still feel pressure in my ankle?

Chronic pains from a sprained ankle are common in ankle sprains that do not heel well. Depending on the severity of the sprain, 3 months ago is not that long ago and it is reasonable READ MORE
Chronic pains from a sprained ankle are common in ankle sprains that do not heel well. Depending on the severity of the sprain, 3 months ago is not that long ago and it is reasonable to have continued symptoms. Chiropractic therapy and/physical therapy are two good options to assist in resolution of your ankle symptoms.

Can heel spurs be corrected by a chiropractor?

The words corrected and treated are defined differently. Chiropractic therapy may provide relief in pain symptoms caused by a heel spur, but will not correct it. To correct a heal READ MORE
The words corrected and treated are defined differently. Chiropractic therapy may provide relief in pain symptoms caused by a heel spur, but will not correct it. To correct a heal spur would assumably mean to remove it, which would be left to the opinion of an orthopedic surgeon. But heel spurs do not have to be painful, meaning, you can have a heel spur and you may never know it. There are multiple chiropractic treatment therapies for pain as a result of a heel spur. Ex: joint manipulation, ultrasound, cold laser, manual therapy, exercise therapy, and taping. Each chiropractor may have a differing treatment plan, but they can be very effective.

My back has become very curved and is pushing my stomach out. Do you think it can be corrected?

To know if it can be corrected, I would recommend getting an examination done to see if your back curvature is indeed causing your stomach to push out. That may include advanced READ MORE
To know if it can be corrected, I would recommend getting an examination done to see if your back curvature is indeed causing your stomach to push out. That may include advanced imaging such as an X-ray and/or CT. A significant curvature may be harmful to you and can cause further health problems in the future. I would advise seeking advice from your primary care provider as the first step.

Can stress be the reason for back pain?

Stress and back pain may be related. The three types of stress that can cause pain are physical stress, emotional stress, and mental stress. Each affecting the body dofferently. READ MORE
Stress and back pain may be related. The three types of stress that can cause pain are physical stress, emotional stress, and mental stress. Each affecting the body dofferently. A chiropractor can examine your back and identify any spinal issues that may contribute to your pain. We can not advise on mental or emotional stress, that is best recommended to a primary care physician or a psychiatrist.

What is electrical stimulation?

Your chiropractor should have answered those questions when they advised on that certain treatment. Electrical stimulation involves electrodes being placed on the body in specific READ MORE
Your chiropractor should have answered those questions when they advised on that certain treatment. Electrical stimulation involves electrodes being placed on the body in specific areas that conduct a specified amount/frequency of electric current. The treatment involves, you, the patient, remaining still, and the chiropractor applying the pads and adjusting the settings on the machine. There are risks involved. Your chiropractor should/will go over those prior to beginning treatment with you to ensure your safety.

What is myofascial pain syndrome? How is it treated?

Myofascial pain syndrome is a medical term for a condition of the muscle and/or surrounding tissues. It is kind of vague in its definition and does not suggest any specifics. Generally, READ MORE
Myofascial pain syndrome is a medical term for a condition of the muscle and/or surrounding tissues. It is kind of vague in its definition and does not suggest any specifics. Generally, myofascial pain syndrome is not serious. Commonly, it is used as the term for muscle trigger points, muscle adhesions, and muscle restrictions. It is commonly treated by chiropractic care, manual therapies, nutrition, physical therapy, or muscle injections. I would advise to call your aunt’s doctor and request them to explain their diagnosis and treatment options. It is common for family members to forget what we tell them. I appreciate when I get a follow up call because someone forgot what I said.

Can a chiropractor help with spondalytis?

A chiropractor can access the specific region and be able to accurately tell you if their treatment plan can be effective. A chiropractor is qualified to examine and create a treatment READ MORE
A chiropractor can access the specific region and be able to accurately tell you if their treatment plan can be effective. A chiropractor is qualified to examine and create a treatment plan for spondylitis.

Can a chiropractor help me get relief from muscle pain?

Muscle pain is a common diagnosis that a chiropractor can effectively create a treament plan for.

I have sudden pain in my left leg. How can it be treated?

I recommend calling your primary care physician first to rule out more serious possibilities. A chiropractor can perform a musculoskeletal examination of the region to determine READ MORE
I recommend calling your primary care physician first to rule out more serious possibilities. A chiropractor can perform a musculoskeletal examination of the region to determine if the pain is being caused by a muscle strain. If the pain is caused due to a muscle strain, a chiropractor can create a treatment plan to effectively treat it. Treatment can include a variety of therapies such as manual therapy, exercise therapies, ultrasound, and taping.

I am having pain around my hamstrings. Can I see a chiropractor for this?

A chiropractor can do an examination of that region to determine what the cause of the pain is. Depending on the diagnosis, a chiropractor may be a good option.

Can being overweight lead to flat feet?

Yes. Gaining weight can cause increased stress on the tendons of the feet which then can cause the arch to drop causing flat feet.

Can an X-ray diagnose a spinal deformity?

Yes. An x-ray can diagnose a spinal deformity. I assume that “according to the doctor it looks like a minor spinal deformity,” the doctor has already taken an x-day to make that READ MORE
Yes. An x-ray can diagnose a spinal deformity. I assume that “according to the doctor it looks like a minor spinal deformity,” the doctor has already taken an x-day to make that assessment; otherwise, it would be no different than you looking at a blind dog and saying, “I think it has an eye deformity.”