Rehabilitation Specialist

Makda Chiropractic Health Center

Makda Getachew, DC

Board Certified Chiropractic Physician & Auto Accident Injury Care located in Skyline, Alexandria, VA

Rehabilitation is one of the best ways to accelerate healing and relieve chronic pain without addictive pain medications or invasive surgical procedures. It can also be useful during post-surgical recovery. At Makda Chiropractic Health Center in Alexandria, Virginia, board-certified chiropractic physician, Makda Getachew, DC, and her team use advanced, innovative rehabilitation technology and methods to get you on the road to recovery quickly. Schedule an appointment with Makda Chiropractic Health Center over the phone or request one online to learn more.

Rehabilitation Q & A

What is rehabilitation?

Rehabilitation at Makda Chiropractic Health Center involves specific, selective rehabilitation exercises for your spine and extremities to improve range of motion, increase strength, and improve joint endurance after an injury. You might require rehabilitation to accelerate healing of your injured:

  • Back
  • Neck
  • Knees
  • Hips
  • Shoulders
  • Ankles
  • Elbows
  • Wrists
  • Other joints
  • Head

Makda Chiropractic Health Center specialists customize rehabilitation treatments to match your personalized needs based on the type and severity of your injury. Rehab helps lower your risk of future injuries, too.

Why might I need rehabilitation?

You can benefit from rehabilitation at Makda Chiropractic Health Center for numerous reasons, especially if you have an injury due to:

  • Arthritis or another degenerative disease
  • An injury resulting from an automobile accident 
  • Sports- or work-related injuries
  • Normal wear and tear associated with aging
  • Recent surgery
  • A traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke

After reviewing your medical history and symptoms, completing an exam, and possibly using blood or imaging tests like X-rays and MRIs, Dr. Getachew and her team let you know if you’re a good candidate for rehabilitation. 

What happens during rehabilitation?

Your personalized rehabilitation treatment plan at Makda Chiropractic Health Center may include one or more of the following:

Chiropractic adjustments

Chiropractic adjustments are often used as part of rehabilitation programs at Makda Chiropractic Health Center. Dr. Getachew uses state-of-the-art chiropractic tables and advanced manipulation techniques to realign your spine, restore range of motion and mobility, and relieve chronic pain associated with injuries. 

Massage

Therapeutic massage eases muscle tension, breaks up scar tissue, and relieves pressure on nerves to accelerate healing.

Corrective exercises

The expert team at Makda Chiropractic Health Center uses personalized corrective stretching and strengthening exercises to improve range of motion, increase strength and flexibility, help you recover quickly, and prevent future injuries.

Custom orthotics

Dr. Getachew and her team offer custom orthotics to correct foot problems and relieve stress on your spine. They use foot scanners to create custom-made orthotics that mold perfectly to your feet.

Don’t let an injury sideline you when rehabilitation at Makda Chiropractic Health Center is within reach. Schedule an appointment over the phone or online to get started today.