Phase 2: Corrective Care

Sub Acute / Repair Phase

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Most chiropractors regard the elimination of symptoms as the easiest part of a persons care. If all that the chiropractor does is to reduce the pain and stop there, the chances of the condition recurring are much greater. In order to prevent a rapid recurrence of symptoms, it is necessary to continue receiving care even though your symptoms are gone.

During the sub acute phase of your care, you will not have to receive adjustments as often as you did during the first phase of care and, depending on your particular circumstances, you may begin doing exercises and stretches either at the center or at home to help accelerate your healing.

Do not be discouraged if you have mild flare-ups in your symptoms on occasion. This is normal. Flare-ups are bound to occur during this phase because your body has not fully healed. Depending on the severity of your injury or condition and how long you have been suffering from it, this phase of your care may last anywhere from a few months to a couple of years.

The sub acute period is the primary repair phase of care. Tissue repair begins immediately after an injury, but accelerates after pain and swelling are controlled. Tissue repair lasts for a MINIMUM of 4-6 weeks.
In some cases, the repair phase may take up to 12 months to complete. Consistent chiropractic care, exercise, and supportive nutritional supplementation is vital during this phase!

Sub Acute Phase Goals

  • Strengthen newly formed connective tissue
  • Reduce excessive scar tissue formation
  • Continue pain reduction
  • Restore range of motion and improve joint function
  • Prevent degeneration and chronic stiffness
  • Reduce your risk to re-injury


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