Dr. Joel Williford is a Chiropractor practicing in Fairfield, AL. Dr. Williford 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. Williford seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
Education and Training
Life University College of Chiropractic 1996
Dr. Joel Williford DC's Expert Contributions
It depends on what state you live in. I know most states don't allow chiropractors to prescribe. However chiropractors work in the natural to let the body heat itself, but if you feel you need medication you can get your medical doctor to prescribe you something for the pain and your chiropractor can help get to the cause of your pain and you may heal a lot faster. READ MORE
There are over 1000 chiropractors that work in sport Medicine that do great work. Chiropractors work with the nervous system, muscles and ligaments, the spine, and all of your bones and joints. Usually when a muscle is pulled it affects the bone and the spine so you can heal correctly. Both must be addressed Yours in Health Dr Joel Williford READ MORE
A chiropractic adjustment is really a great idea for children. Most children by the time they are 5 years old they have had over 2500 falls and this along is a need to keep the spine in line and the child is growing. The adjustment help keep the spine in line while the child is going and it help the body to function better. You will find that your child will sleep better not have a many sick days because there immune system is functioning better and their stress that is put on the body while playing sports will be less. Just make sure they go to a chiropractor that know how to work with kids and she will be find. READ MORE
If X-rays show herniated discs, we need to do an MRI to see the degree of his herniation. If it is a grade 1 or 2, we can start with chiropractic care to see how he responds. I would always be conservative first before surgery. READ MORE
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