Dr. Tracie M. Cusimano, D.C.
Huntington Beach Chiropractor
Call Today: 714-840-2273

 

Welcome to our office!

 

 

Dr. Cusimano is a Huntington Beach chiropractor who provides gentle and non-invasive treatments for neck pain, sciatica, back pain, herniated discs, headaches, whiplash and many other conditions for those located in Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Westminster and surrounding areas. She has helped thousands of patients recover from sports injuries, work related injuries and automobile accident injuries.

 

She has been providing chiropractic care to patients in the Huntington Beach area for over 18 years with a focus on natural pain relief and wellness care. She is committed to relieving your pain using the combined principles of chiropractic, physiotherapy and massage therapy.


Her approach to chiropractic care focuses on the mechanical problems of the spine that may be causing your symptoms. By restoring normal aligmnent and movement of the spinal joints, the nervous system can function at an optimal level. As a result, you have improved function and less pain. This approach is different from traditional medicine, which relies on medication to "cover up" your pain rather than treating the underlying cause of your problem.

Dr. Cuismano uses a variety of techniques to get you on the road to good health. The utilization of spinal adjustments, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, massage therapy and exercise instruction are only a few tools under her belt.

Although a chiropractor cannot "cure" a condition such as osteoarthritis, we can help you restore and maintain as much function as possible to help you live in less pain and discomfort. Patients seeking care with us are assured of receiving only the finest quality care, because Dr. Cusimano has a genuine concern for your well-being.

 

Our Huntington Beach office is conveintly located in Old World Village, across from Bella Terra and near the 405 freeway.

 

Can Chiropractic Help Me?

 


Individuals have been utilizing chiropractic services for over 120 years. Patients have reveived treatment for a wide assortment of afflictions, from headaches to heel spurs. The accompanying is a short synopsis of conditions where chiropractic may be able to help you.

You were involved in an accident
Injury can bring about spinal misalignments in the body which ultimately results in nerve irritation and stresses placed upon your bones, ligaments and spinal discs. Any injury, regardless of how minor, can cause nerve-harming misalignments. We can assess you to make sure that your spine is free from these misalignments to help prevent any long-term damage

You were injured at work or while playing sports
Sports related injuries, repetitive and overuse injuries can interrupt proper nerve flow. This may thus adversely affect your range of motion, strength, reflexes, endurance and ultimately performance both on the job and off. Chiropractic care can help your body reestablish normal nerve function and help you return to work and your game.

You are just in pain
Disruption of appropriate nerve flow, for reasons unknown, can in the long run cause pain, disability and a general decrease in the quality of life. You don't have to live with it. We can help you get to the cause of your problem, set your body up to heal and reestablish your wellbeing.

You are expecting a little one
The extra weight and stress on the structure of the body amid pregnancy can bring about pain just about anywhere in the body. Since pregnant women are frequently hesitant to take any over-the-counter and prescription medicine to help with the pain, they regularly choose chiropractic care to assist in decreasing the symptoms related with pregnancy. What's more, we can offer instruction (particularly sleep posture and stretching) to help ease the symptoms related to pregnancy.

You have small children
Infants and kids develop rapidly. The muscles, tendons and bones grow quickly. A hop, jump, tumble or fall can jolt the body, have an effect on the spine (and potentially the motor and sensory system), and afterward go undetected for a considerable length of time. Even simple things, such as a heavy backpack or a car seat that doesn’t fir right, can affect a child's wellbeing. In view of these things, it's apparent that infants and youngsters have much to gain from regular chiropractic care.


Parents of these youngsters likewise have much to gain. We can offer guidance with respect to how to pick up and carry your child and perform an evaluation to find any spinal changes that may have happened amid pregnancy, labor and delivery.

You have a teenager
The young adult’s bodies are additionally developing at a quick rate. This, consolidated with the way that young people frequently think they are invincible, sets them up for an extensive variety of physical issues.

Envision your teenager getting advice from somebody other than you regarding the advantages of proper nutrition, regular exercise and posture. With regular chiropractic visits, your teenager will have a body that is functionally and structurally sound, and a head start on a life of wellbeing.

You are in your "Golden Years"
There are various physical issues related to getting older, and medications and surgery are regularly recommended to treat these issues. There is little, if any, consideration paid to really fixing these issues and almost no emphasis on averting them.

Chiropractors understand the impacts of maturing and have been helping patients manage the symptoms related to age for quite some time. Similarly as with different patients, we analyze the problem, figure out what's causing it, and find a solution using a variety of gentle techniques.

We can also instrucy you on lifestyle changes that can greatly impact the quality of your life.

You feel great
Regardless of the fact that you may feel that you're 100%, chiropractic can help you maintain wellness. You may have spinal abnormalities that result in no symptoms right now, but problems may result later on.

Just as routine maitenance is suggested for your car, and regular cleanings are recommended for your teeth, routine chiropractic carer can help distinguish and avoid spinal stresses or joint disorders.

Chiropractic care is a great choice for most everyone as it is easier to stay healthy that it is to get well. Live well, be well as a better quality life awaits you.
 

 

 

Chiropractic care helps relieve pregnancy pain!

 

Pregancy and chiropractic care

 

 

 

The stress placed on a woman's body during pregnancy can lead to many complications that, while not life-threatening, cause discomfort. In many cases, a chiropractors adjustment can alleviate pregnancy pain, decrease delivery time, and improve the babys position in-utero.

 

Anne Packard-Spicer, DC, a faculty clinician at Northwestern Health Sciences University, says a chiropractors adjustment can balance a womans spine and pelvis for normal functioning of the muscular and nervous systems. This allows better maternal body function, which will have a benefit to the baby.

 

When a womans pelvis is properly aligned, the uterus will be under less nerve and mechanical stress, which causes the baby to be in a more comfortable position during labor. Spinal adjustments can begin at any time and can continue all the way up to the day of delivery.

 

Many women worry about getting adjusted while they are pregnant, but chiropractic is gentle and very safe throughout pregnancy,says Packard-Spicer. There is no evidence that adjustments have ever harmed a pregnant woman or her baby. In my 12 years of experience, it is safe, gentle, and effective.

 

Pregnant women who are experiencing back or leg pain should be adjusted two-to-three times a week until their pain is stabilized.

 

After delivery, women should seek chiropractic care within the first 12 weeks. During pregnancy, the hormone relaxin circulates throughout the body, loosening the joints so that the pelvis can stretch open during delivery. After birth, the joints begin to tighten again. Checking for proper spinal alignment during this time may allow for the correction of chronic problems by allowing the spine to tighten in a normal alignment.

 

Source: Northwestern Health Sciences University, www.nwhealth.edu/nwtoday/index.html

 

 

Featured Atricle: Health Benefits of Hiking

 

Dr. CusimanoThe great thing about hiking is that it exists along a whole continuum, from a stroll on a level path to climbing mountains. Almost everybody, paying little heed to age or athletic capacity, can discover a hike that offers the correct level of physical and mental challenge. Furthermore, hiking may even offer some mental and physical rewards.

 

Hiking is a great way to improve your cardiovascular fitness, especially if your hike incorporates a few inclines, which will result in your heart working harder. Hiking on an uneven trail will engage your core and help develop your balance. However, in the event that you have issues with balance or vision, utilizing trekking poles can give you an additional level of security on an uneven route. Poles with spiked metal tips are great to use when hiking on dirt or grass. Plant the pole in front of you to take pressure off your knee, hip and ankle joints.

 

Hiking is a natural way to relieve stress and anxiety. Along with the positive physical effects of hiking, just being outside in nature has powerful stress relieving effects. Some smaller studies suggest that spending time in green spaces may decrease people's stress and anxiety levels. Giving the developing agreement that anxiety adds to hypertension and coronary artery disease, anything you can do to minimize stress and anxiety is likely useful.

 

Here are his tips for your next hike:

 

1. Always have a map and/or GPS so you don't get lost. A hiking partner will provide you both safety and company. On the chance that you go it alone, let somebody know your route and when you plan to return.

 

2. Hiking shoes or boots are essential and your feet will thank you later. Make sure you break them in before you attempt longer hikes. There are hiking socks that are made out of silk that will help prevent blisters. The socks were a life-saver when I hiked to the top of Yosemite's Half Dome.

 

3. Water, water, water! Stay hydrated. For the longer hikes, there are electrolyte tablets that you can put in your water to prevent dehydration.

 

Looking for a trail near you? Socalhiker.net is a great place to start if you're in Southern California.

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Monday 8:30am 7:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am 7:00pm
Thursday 8:30am 7:00pm
Friday 8:30am 7:00pm
Saturday 8:30am 12:00pm
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Meet Dr. Cusimano

 

 

Dr. Cusimano

Dr. Cusimano is a native of Huntington Beach, California and graduate from Southern California University of Health Sciences. She received the Dean's List honor as well as the Delta Sigma Scholastic Society award. She worked at Cal State...read more

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Tracie M. Cusimano, D.C.

7561 Center Ave., Unit 26

Huntington Beach,CA 92647

714-840-2273