Dr. Anthony Silva DC
Dr. Anthony Silva is a licensed Chiropractor serving the San Fernando Valley community.
Dr. Anthony Silva has been freeing people from pain in his clinic in Van Nuys, CA. As a Chiropractor with experience, Dr. Silva is committed to promoting the health and well being of his patients.
Dr. Silva uses a “whole person”. This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Silva is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.
Dr. Silva Treats a Wide Range of Conditions
It is Dr. Silva’s treatment philosophy that patients be highly involved in their care. The better educated you are about your health, the more likely you will be to understand the process of healing and respond favorably to treatment. Therefore, he will take time to carefully explain your condition to you so that you can more fully understand the treatment options available to you.
- Whiplash injury to the neck, upper back, shoulders and low back
- Tension and migraine headaches
- TMJ syndrome
- Low back pain from lifting or work-related Injuries
- Postural strain of the neck and back
- Overuse injuries such as tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome
- Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain
- Sacroiliac joint disorders
- Muscle tightness, strain and spasm
- Arthritis pain (both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis)
- Herniated and degenerative discs in the neck and back
- Pinched nerves and sciatica
- Weak, loose and unstable joints (hypermobility, subluxations and dislocations)
- Athletic injuries, new and old
What is Chiropractic? [pronounced “kiro-practic”]
Dr. Anthony Silva DC is a board certified Chiropractic doctor in the field of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation.
The area of outpatient, or ambulatory, care of patients (like Dr. Silva’s practice), treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions and chronic pain is growing rapidly. The vast majority of musculoskeletal or orthopaedic problems that present to the physician’s office do not require surgery. The diagnosis and treatment of these types of injuries is best termed “Physical medicine”.
There are many conditions which a Chiropractor evaluates and treats. Severe neurologic injury, such as spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury and many other neurological diseases are managed in a hospital-based rehabilitation setting. A Chiropractic Doctor may also oversee the rehabilitation of cardiac, pulmonary and cancer patients, in addition to amputation, musculoskeletal conditions and chronic pain. A wide range of therapists are utilized along with assistive devices such as wheelchairs and orthotic/prosthetic devices. To assist in diagnosis and management, a Chiropractor also relies on electromyography (EMG) and a variety of imaging studies such as x-ray, CT scan and MRI scan to further enhance diagnosis and treatment of options. Chiropractors do not perform surgery.
A variety of treatment approaches can be utilized by the Chiropractor, including physiotherapy, treatment modalities, therapeutic exercise, Supplements, a variety of Adjustment Techniques, manual therapy, orthotics and modification of activities at work and home. All treatment options, or any combination, may be utilized to treat a problem. The ultimate goal in treatment is to treat the person’s pain and to improve function during daily activities as quickly as possible, whether it be work or an active lifestyle.
For more on the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, or to discuss whether your condition is best treated by a Doctor of Chiropractic, please e-mail us at Skylinehealthgroup@gmail.com or call us at (818) 922-7755.