When Should I See A Chiropractor?
Dr. Nicholas Zuccala, a Smithtown Chiropractor at Advanced Alternative HealthCare and Wellness Center, treats acute and chronic back and neck pain, and provides wellness care to help you remain in excellent health.
Acute Back Pain, Neck Pain or Leg Pain / Sciatica
Acute pain begins suddenly and may be sharp. It is often triggered by a specific incident, such as an auto accident collision, a sports injury, or a fall, or you may experience lower back pain, posterior pelvic pain, or sciatic pain during pregnancy. You may also feel sudden acute back pain, neck pain, or leg pain if you "moved the wrong way," or you might just wake up in pain, without any apparent cause.
If you have acute back pain, neck pain, or sciatic leg pain (originating in the lower back, but may also be felt through the buttock to behind the thigh and radiating down below the knee), call 631-360-2965 immediately for a chiropractic evaluation. Prompt treatment can reduce pressure on the nerves and decrease your recovery time. Same-day appointments are often available for those in acute pain.
Chronic Back Pain, Neck Pain or Headaches
Chronic pain is pain that lingers for more than three months. There may be an ongoing cause of chronic pain or chronic pain may persist after an injury has healed or after recovering from surgery. Moderate daily pain is not normal. If you are living with chronic back pain, neck pain or headaches--if you are taking pain medication, considering surgery, or just enduring daily discomfort--we invite you to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor, Dr. Nicholas Zuccala. New patients are often surprised at the noticeably significant improvement that is possible through gentle chiropractic care, therapeutic exercises, and simple lifestyle changes.
Many people choose to see a chiropractor in order to remain in top health. Usain Bolt, Jerry Seinfield, Tiger Woods, Madonna, Christie Brinkley, Evander Holyfield and all 32 NFL Teams get adjusted regularly by their chiropractors. As a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP), Dr. Zuccala is uniquely qualified to help you achieve all your wellness goals. If you are a competitive athlete, have a physically demanding job, or just want to remain as active and healthy as possible in order to keep up with your children or grandchildren, call our office for a healthy spine check-up.
In addition to chiropractic care, Advanced Alternative HealthCare and Wellness Center provides a team approach to wellness which includes acupuncture and massage therapy. To support your health goals, we also offer custom foot orthotics and high-potency vitamins and supplements..