To help combat chronic symptoms of HIV, UNM Truman Health Services can connect you with a chiropractor who has extensive knowledge and experience of musculoskeletal issues that uniquely affect HIV-positive individuals.
How Chiropractic Treatments Help HIV
HIV targets the immune system, making the body more vulnerable to opportunistic infections. As a complementary care option, chiropractic treatments target includes your brain, spinal cord, and your nerves – all of which play an important role in regulating your immune system.
HIV-positive individuals may suffer from chronic pain in the back and shoulders, in addition to bodily fatigue and tension. Our chiropractors utilize variety of techniques to relieve pain, pressure, and improve well-being, including:
- Relaxation techniques
- Physical therapy techniques
- Spinal manipulation
At UNM Truman Health Services, we provide every facet of your care with compassion and respect to human dignity. We only refer our patients to chiropractors we know and trust to be sensitive to the needs of individuals living with HIV.
What to Expect from Chiropractic Treatments
Chiropractic treatments are one of our complementary therapies, supported by the University of New Mexico Medical Group. After connecting you with a chiropractor in our network, your chiropractor will probably take a health history and perform an examination of your spine. Your chiropractor will give you an overview of recommended therapies and work with you to develop a treatment plan that is both comfortable and beneficial.
All HIV-related treatments available through UNM Truman Health Services are available to HIV-positive individuals regardless of an ability to pay, including chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage therapies. We accept most private insurance types, Medicaid, and also provide sliding-scale options.
Schedule an Appointment With a Chiropractor
UNM Truman Health Services is the premier medical home for people living with HIV in New Mexico, providing a broad range of medical, behavioral, and complementary care. To learn more about available chiropractic treatments, contact us in Albuquerque today.