Dr. Benson Tam and his team serve the inner Richmond neighborhood as well as the greater San Francisco, California area, specializing in chiropractic care.
Back problems are very common. Dr. Benson Tam utilizes chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy modalities, rehabilitative exercises, ergonomics, and massage therapy to decrease pain and help you regain your flexibility and range of motion.
Many painful conditions can be treated with chiropractic care. If you have neck, back or extremity pain from a sports injury, car accident or work-related injury, Dr. Benson Tam and his team will work with you to develop a care plan to help you function normally without pain and regain your health.
Prolonged improper postures and positions may lead to repetitive injuries. Dr. Benson Tam is qualified to evaluate the ergonomics of your environment and assess the safety and efficiency of your posture.
We can provide you with recommendations for specialized, ergonomically designed chairs that take weight off of target areas in your body that are unique to your condition. In addition, we can provide you recommended exercises to target specific muscle groups and joints to aid your recovery.
Rehabilitative exercises are very crucial in restoring function, flexibility, and strength. Exercises begin gradually and are slowly increased as the patient begins to regain their strength. The range of motion and exercises that improve flexibility are also used to prevent the body from becoming stiff and sore.
Scoliosis is commonly undetected, especially with young children. Chiropractic treatments help correct curvature and misalignment as well as treat and manage pain associated with scoliosis. With regular chiropractic adjustments, the spinal curvature can be minimized and patients can avoid more invasive or painful treatments.
Dr. Benson Tam and his staff offer personalized care for patients who are involved in various types of athletics. With expertise in sports injury treatment, Dr. Tam and his team will develop a custom plan to treat athletes who are in need of specialized care.
Massage therapy and chiropractic therapy are great treatments to address various pain conditions. It increases circulation which in turn increases range of motion, reduces inflammation, and helps to remove toxins from the body. With all these functions in play, our massage therapy helps the body to heal at a faster pace.