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Neurological & Orthopedic Exam

At Apex Chiropractic & Wellness Center, we understand the critical role that the nervous system plays in overall health and well-being.

 

Our experienced team of healthcare professionals specializes in performing comprehensive neurological & orthopedic exams to assess and diagnose a wide range of neurological & orthopedic conditions. With our state-of-the-art facility and advanced diagnostic techniques, we provide accurate evaluations that guide personalized treatment plans for our patients.

Neurological Examination

What is a Neurological Exam?

A neurological exam is a thorough assessment of the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. This exam is designed to evaluate various neurological functions such as reflexes, sensation, muscle strength, coordination, and cognitive abilities. By conducting a detailed neurological exam, our doctors can identify potential abnormalities, pinpoint the underlying causes of symptoms, and develop an effective treatment strategy.

The Importance of a Comprehensive Neurological Exam

A comprehensive neurological exam is a fundamental step in diagnosing and managing neurological conditions. It allows our doctors to:

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  • Identify Potential Neurological Disorders: A thorough neurological exam helps detect signs and symptoms associated with a wide range of neurological disorders, including but not limited to concussions, stroke, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimers, headaches and migraines neuropathy, autoimmune diseases, Lyme disease, and dementia. Identifying these disorders early on is crucial for initiating appropriate treatment and optimizing outcomes.

  • Determine the Extent and Localization of Damage: Neurological exams help determine the specific location and extent of damage or dysfunction within the nervous system. This information is invaluable for understanding the underlying cause of symptoms and guiding further diagnostic testing.

  • Monitor Disease Progression: Regular neurological exams are essential for monitoring disease progression and assessing treatment effectiveness. They provide objective measurements that help track changes over time, enabling our doctors to make informed adjustments to the treatment plan.

  • Individualize Treatment Plans: The findings from a neurological exam inform personalized treatment plans for each patient. By understanding the unique neurological profile of the individual, our doctors can tailor interventions to address their specific needs, optimize symptom management, and improve overall quality of life.

  • Provide a Baseline for Future Assessments: A comprehensive neurological exam establishes a baseline for future assessments, allowing for comparison and tracking of neurological changes over time. This serves as a valuable reference point for future evaluations and provides a clearer picture of disease progression or treatment outcomes.

Orthopedic examination

What is an Orthopedic Exam?

An orthopedic exam is a thorough assessment of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. This exam is designed to evaluate the structure, function, and overall health of your musculoskeletal system. By conducting a detailed orthopedic exam, our doctors can identify potential issues, determine the underlying cause of your symptoms, and develop a targeted treatment plan to restore your mobility and alleviate pain.

The Importance of a Comprehensive Orthopedic Exam

A comprehensive orthopedic exam serves as the foundation for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. It allows our orthopedic specialists to:

  • Identify Musculoskeletal Disorders: By conducting a thorough orthopedic exam, our doctors can identify a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, such as fractures, sprains, strains, arthritis, tendonitis, ligament tears, and more. Early detection of these conditions is vital for prompt intervention and optimal outcomes.

  • Determine the Source of Pain and Dysfunction: Our orthopedic exams are designed to pinpoint the exact source of your pain, discomfort, or limited mobility. By assessing the affected area, evaluating range of motion, performing specific tests, and reviewing imaging studies, our doctors can identify the underlying cause of your symptoms and develop a targeted treatment plan.

  • Customize Treatment Plans: Every patient is unique, and so are their orthopedic needs. A comprehensive orthopedic exam allows us to understand your specific condition and design a personalized treatment plan tailored to your goals, preferences, and lifestyle. We believe in providing individualized care to optimize your recovery and enhance your overall well-being.

  • Monitor Progress: Regular orthopedic exams are essential for monitoring your progress throughout the treatment process. By tracking improvements, assessing range of motion, and conducting follow-up examinations, we can ensure that your treatment plan is on the right track and make any necessary adjustments for optimal results.

  • Prevent Further Complications: Orthopedic exams also play a preventive role by identifying early signs of potential musculoskeletal problems. By addressing these issues proactively, our doctors can prevent further complications, mitigate future damage, and help you maintain a healthy musculoskeletal system.

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1725A Oregon Pike, Suite 104, Lancaster, PA 17601

717-945-7807

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