Spinal and Extremity Adjustments
A chiropractic adjustment is a common method for chiropractors to treat back pain and neck pain and involves the chiropractor applying thrusts of varying speed and forces to spinal joints that are causing dysfunction and related pain.
Chiropractic adjustments are specific forms of spinal manipulation, an ancient practice that is based on restoring the structural integrity of the spine. A chiropractic adjustment is often associated with a popping of the joints that sounds painful but is described as providing immediate feelings of pain relief.
The Kinesio Taping® Method is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.
Nutritional counseling is a type of assessment made which analyzes various health needs in regard to diet and exercise. A nutritional counselor helps people to set achievable health goals and teaches various ways of maintaining these goals throughout their lifetime
Active rehabilitation refers to an exercise program that specifically addresses injury and includes the following components: A detailed assessment including a postural screen, tests for muscle imbalances, as well as a Functional Movement Screen
Prenatal and Post Natal Care
Potential benefits of chiropractic care during pregnancy include:
- Maintaining a healthier pregnancy
- Controlling symptoms of nausea
- Reducing the time of labor and delivery
- Relieving back, neck or joint pain
- Preventing a potential cesarean delivery
Post natal care to treat:
- Protruding abdomen and increased back curve
- Pelvic changes
- Postural adaptations
Dry Cupping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a manual therapy treatment technique that utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments to assist in detecting and treating areas exhibiting scar tissue, soft tissue restriction, adhesions or chronic inflammation.