Chiropractic is not only a safe and effective treatment for back pain and neck pain, but research also has shown that chiropractic may be helpful for many other conditions such as migraine and non-migraine headaches, TMJ pain and dysfunction, hypertension (high blood pressure), PMS, menstrual pain, bed wetting, ear infections and much more. Dr. Mitz is an Evansville authority on treating sports injuries, auto accident injuries, and pregnancy care.
Chiropractors specifically focus on problems of muscles, bones and joints (the musculoskeletal system) as well as conditions of the nervous system. While an expert at relieving pain and dysfunction in these areas, Dr. Mitz goes a step further by identifying and treating any ill effects these disorders may have on your overall health. Using a holistic approach, Dr. Mitz will listen to all of your concerns and using research proven techniques, cutting-edge equipment and working with his top-flight team, develop a treatment strategy that will address all your concerns.
Before we can treat you, we must first evaluate what treatment you will need. After a thorough history is taken, a comprehensive orthopedic and neurological exam is completed. Dr. Mitz will perform several tests involving reflexes, flexion, posture, and if indicated and needed to accurately diagnose your condition, lab work, x-rays, CAT scans or MRIs are ordered.
Dr. Mitz is an expert at “joint manipulation,” also commonly called “chiropractic adjustments.” The purpose of manipulation is to restore joint mobility by manually applying a controlled force into joints that have become hypomobile – or restricted in their movement – as a result of a tissue injury from trauma or from a disease process like arthritis. In either case, injured tissues undergo physical and chemical changes that can cause inflammation, pain, and reduced function for the sufferer. Manipulation, or adjustment of the affected joint and tissues, restores mobility thereby alleviating pain and muscle tightness, and allowing tissues to heal.
Some potential patients are a bit scared about having somebody “popping” their backs. No worries! Dr. Mitz is skilled in many techniques, several of them do not require any snapping, cracking or popping!
While the spine is most commonly associated with manipulation and chiropractic, Dr. Mitz is skilled at adjusting all joints including those in the feet and hands, the wrist, knee, hips and shoulders.
All of our patients are treated holistically and comprehensively. At our office, you will find Evansville’s best chiropractic care, as well as a staff of massage therapists, a full physical therapy department including an exercise physiologist, craniosacral therapists and an acupuncturist. No stone is left unturned to help you achieve your health goals: rapid pain relief or a lifetime of health, vitality and wellness.
Chiropractic care is ideal for patients who wish to treat the cause of their problem in a safe and natural way and not just mask their symptoms with potentially harmful or addictive medications. Dr. Mitz does not rely on the use of drugs or surgery to treat his patients; rather, the treatment process focuses on the identification and elimination of the source of the issue. If, after carefully arriving at a diagnosis Dr. Mitz feels your care would be better handled by another professional specialty, he has working relationships with the premiere orthopedic and neurosurgical programs in the region as well as specialists in pain management, neurology and internal medicine.