A promising treatment and very interesting details revealed by a program with Al-Hakim about this treatment that does not depend on drugs or surgical intervention, which is (Cairo Practical) or manual orthopedics, and it is also called crackling therapy in many Arab countries.
Spine and joint pain, lower back pain, neck pain and headache are among the most common problems that people seek to treat. ; You should consider this new type of non-invasive manual therapy that focuses on modifying disorders of the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system in general.
How is the treatment done?
The procedure is done by placing the patient lying down in certain positions to treat the areas of pain on a specially designed padded chiropractic table. So it is known as crackling therapy.
Dr. Claire de Lange Chiropractor, who specializes in orthopedics at the Duke Orthopedic Center in the Qatari capital, Doha, was a guest of a program with Al-Hakim on Al Jazeera Mubasher, and during the program she revealed very important details about this specialty.
She said that the crackling or popping sound that is issued during the sessions is caused by the movement of gases within the fluids that exist between the joints.
Conditions that can be treated with chiropractic
Dr. Claire stated that this type of complementary medicine can be applied to all age groups, and it is very successful with older people, as it dispenses with surgery and is also useful for children. The doctor explained that the eyes are connected to the muscles, as this girl suffered from an infection in the eye due to this ankle, and after treatment with chiropractic she improved significantly.
In response to a question about the number of sessions required for treatment, she explained that chiropractic treatment may be through a referral from an orthopedic or joint doctor and even neurologist, as was the case by her colleagues at the Duke Orthopedic Center, but in most cases, treatment can be obtained with orthopedic sessions directly without a referral from Another doctor, the patient can go directly to the treatment center and usually most cases of back, neck and joint pain are successfully treated
And she continued, “If a person suffers from new pain, it may need one session. As for the treatment of chronic pain dating back 10 years or more, it may need more than one session, and there are some cases whose treatment plan may be supported by medications or the chiropractor may also recommend Other examinations or tests, such as x-rays and MRIs.