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Dr. Colt R. Ludwig

Chiropractor

Dr. Colt Ludwig is a Chiropractor practicing in Sergeant Bluff, IA. Dr. Ludwig 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. Ludwig seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
3 years Experience
Dr. Colt R. Ludwig
  • Sergeant Bluff, IA
  • Cleveland University- KC
  • Accepting new patients

How do chiropractors help sciatic pain?

Sciatic pain is a common thing that chiropractors treat. It first thing to do is find out where the sciatic nerve is being pinched. If if is soft tissue tightness that is causing READ MORE
Sciatic pain is a common thing that chiropractors treat. It first thing to do is find out where the sciatic nerve is being pinched. If if is soft tissue tightness that is causing the problem then physiotherapy is in order. If there is a joint dysfunction in the area causing the problem then chiropractic adjustments are the remedy. Of course the underlying problem that may have caused the muscle imbalance or joint impairment would need to be addressed as well, something your chiropractor is trained to detect.

How can you relieve the pain from a pinched nerve?

Your Chiropractor will assess the biomechanics of the shoulder and surrounding joints and muscles to determine where the "pinch" is coming from. If the source of the problem is READ MORE
Your Chiropractor will assess the biomechanics of the shoulder and surrounding joints and muscles to determine where the "pinch" is coming from. If the source of the problem is coming from the spine or other joints surrounding the shoulder then the Doctor will give adjust the joint and relieve the pressure on the nerve. If the source is muscle or soft tissue based, then physiotherapy is in order. Your chiropractor may or may not do soft tissue therapy at their office but I would say most do.

Injury caused muscular strain in back. How can chiropractic rehab help?

Each injury presents different so the first thing to do is identify the injured muscle or tissue. Then a specific rehab plan can be implemented to therapy that injury. The benefit READ MORE
Each injury presents different so the first thing to do is identify the injured muscle or tissue. Then a specific rehab plan can be implemented to therapy that injury. The benefit of seeking a doctor of chiropractic for a situation like this is that the DC can also assess your spinal mechanics and other biomechanical factors that may have predisposed you to injury in the first place.