An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Our Fort Worth chiropractor, Dr. Greg Carter, and our nurse practitioner, Melissa Pridemore, FNP, welcome you to Southwest Physical Medicine. We understand the search for exceptional health care can be a tremendous task and we want to assure you that our comprehensive services at Southwest Physical Medicine provide you with the health and chiropractic care you desire. Our alternative approach with our chiropractor in Fort Worth evaluates your body as a whole. Our chiropractor and nurse practitioner work together to help you be your healthiest yet as you overcome injuries, pain and deal with chronic conditions. At our Fort Worth chiropractic center, our team offers natural, drug-free options to boost your health and reduce your pain.
Melissa Pridemore, FNP focuses on preventive medicine to alleviate concerns before they become large troubles. She has a passion for natural health care to aid in weight loss, hormonal changes, injury recovery and supplemental therapy. She offers platelet rich plasma, PRP and stem cell injections to help overcome orthopedic concerns or injuries. Dr. Greg Carter also uses a natural approach to your health care through chiropractic adjustments and solutions. Your chiropractic care routine includes manual manipulations of your spine and joints to position your body at its best. When your spine is in alignment, your body is able to heal faster from injuries and also reduce your chances of future injuries. Dr. Carter and Melissa Pridemore, FNP, evaluate your body to determine the cause of your pain and discomfort. If you visit us for help overcoming back pain, we provide spinal decompression, cold laser therapy, physical therapy and massage therapy to restore your body.
Our massage therapist focuses on your muscle tissue and the pull your muscles have on your spine and joints. Massage therapy sessions reduce muscle tension so your back and neck remain in a healthier alignment. Massage therapy also alleviates scar tissue from past injuries that may be limiting your mobility and causing pain. As you get stronger and proceed through your chiropractic treatments, we offer physical therapy to strengthen and stretch muscle tissue. We want you to leave our office feeling stronger and with less pain than when you arrived and our staff uses various techniques to achieve this.
Our entire health team focuses on making you well. Our holistic approach means that not only are your symptoms reduced, but we also lessen the cause of your pain, lack of mobility or chronic conditions. We invite residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas to visit us for a thorough evaluation of your headaches, migraines, fatigue, arthritis, joint disorders, injuries, fibromyalgia, scoliosis and sciatica. Our team develops a personal care plan to fit your needs as your relief may require a series of visits. We are available to answer your questions and provide guidance on the benefits of chiropractic care. Please call us today at (817) 945-2277.