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Dr. Myriam E. Marte-Velez

Chiropractor

Dr. Myriam Marte-Velez is a Chiropractor practicing in Rochester, New York. Dr. Marte-Velez specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Marte-Velez seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
Dr. Myriam E. Marte-Velez
  • Rochester, New York
  • Bachelors Degree at Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
  • Accepting new patients

Can a chiropractor help my son with his posture?

Chiropractic will definitely help your kid. Most of the times we need to have some radiographs of his spine to see if his mychbus affected. We also can work together with an occupational READ MORE
Chiropractic will definitely help your kid. Most of the times we need to have some radiographs of his spine to see if his mychbus affected. We also can work together with an occupational therapy. But most important we need to get a full history of your pregnancy and his birth and more. With the history and an extensive evaluation, corrective care chiropractors could design a care plan to help your son. Chiropractic care, good nutrition and OT and a good compliance with the care plan could benefit your son.

Is fertility reduced with spina bifida?

For men with spina bífida, bladder function is inseparable from sexual function. Some of the same nerves that control urinary function also are important in sexual function. The READ MORE
For men with spina bífida, bladder function is inseparable from sexual function. Some of the same nerves that control urinary function also are important in sexual function. The lower the level of the SB lesion, the more likely that there will be normal nerve function and therefore, normal sexual function. Higher level lesions may be associated with sexual dysfunction, and may require medical advice or support. Half of the men with lesion lower then L5 can procreate without any medical help. If you are having difficulties, your husband should get checked by an urologist to evaluate his bladder.

Pain years after spinal fusion surgery

Hi! Low back pain could be associated to many different causes. After a proper physical, musculoskeletal evaluation, we can find out the root of your concern. The pain you are READ MORE
Hi! Low back pain could be associated to many different causes. After a proper physical, musculoskeletal evaluation, we can find out the root of your concern. The pain you are concerned about could be related to your past surgery. A proper and complete evaluation would be the next step.

Do chiropractors offer free consultations?

Hi! Chiropractic care would benefit any person from newborns to elders. Free consultation is available through different practices and some places offers simple spine radiographs. READ MORE
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Chiropractic care would benefit any person from newborns to elders. Free consultation is available through different practices and some places offers simple spine radiographs. Some practices, do a low fee for that first consultation. You need to understand that one free consultation/evaluation does not guarantee a spinal manipulation.

Is scoliosis preventable?

Scoliosis can't be prevented, but early detection and treatment can keep it from getting worse. A good chiropractic evaluation and radiographs are the best way to detect scoliosis. READ MORE
Scoliosis can't be prevented, but early detection and treatment can keep it from getting worse. A good chiropractic evaluation and radiographs are the best way to detect scoliosis. Most of the times, when schools do their scoliosis check-ups, it only gets detected when it is obvious. Also, proper posture and the right use of backpacks are important.

Can't turn head right after alignment

Your question is a little vague. You are talking about back pain after an accident. If your pain is on your neck, the pain you are experiencing could be related, but also could READ MORE
Your question is a little vague. You are talking about back pain after an accident. If your pain is on your neck, the pain you are experiencing could be related, but also could be just muscular. A proper and more extensive evaluation would be necessary to get to the root of your concern. You should call your doctor/chiropractor and get re-evaluated and get neck radiographs. A proper medical history would give more precise information.

Sharp, shooting pain in my right leg

This shooting pain down the leg while standing or walking for long periods of time could be sciatic pain. A proper chiropractic evaluation could help you to find the root of your READ MORE
This shooting pain down the leg while standing or walking for long periods of time could be sciatic pain. A proper chiropractic evaluation could help you to find the root of your problem.

Can a chiropractor relieve muscle pain?

Yes. Chiropractic can help you with muscle pain. Chiropractic specialized in musculoskeletal conditions. The muscles pain happens because the joints are subluxated, most of the READ MORE
Yes. Chiropractic can help you with muscle pain. Chiropractic specialized in musculoskeletal conditions. The muscles pain happens because the joints are subluxated, most of the times. This when the position of a vertebra is out of alignment.

I had back surgery. Should I see a chiropractor or avoid it?

No, chiropractic will not hurt you. Chiropractic visits will benefit you greatly. The chiropractor would go through your medical history and get the specific details of your surgery READ MORE
No, chiropractic will not hurt you. Chiropractic visits will benefit you greatly. The chiropractor would go through your medical history and get the specific details of your surgery to be able to provide you the best care. Chiropractic adjustments will be performed on specific segments of your dorsal spine.