Chiropractic is the correction of joint and muscle mechanics to improve your ability to express good health through proper nerve function and mechanical ability.
Registered Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues of the body, including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage Therapy is a clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions.
Acupuncture stimulates the balance and flow of Qi energy that in Traditional Chinese Medicine is considered essential to health. When the body is healthy, Qi (pronounced chee), flows smoothly through the meridians that make up a conceptual network of pathways throughout the entire body. When the balance or flow of Qi is deficient or obstructed it may be diseased or susceptible to illness. Acupuncture treats both the symptoms and the root causes of illness.
The goal of using electrical therapy in specific areas of the nervous system is to block the transmission of pain signals aimed at the spine and brain. This form of therapy also enhances the production of the natural pain reliever, endorphins.
Therapeutic ultrasound utilizes sound waves to produce a deep heat treatment when applied to soft tissues and joints. Think of it as a form of gently massaging the soft tissues and joints. Among other things, therapeutic ultrasound decreases stiffness, spasms and back pain. It increases blood flow and quickens the healing process.
Nonsurgical cervical (spinal) decompression is a type of motorized traction. Cervical decompression works by slightly stretching the spine gradually changing the force and position of the spine. This takes the pressure off the spinal disks.
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold laser therapy stimulates healing by using low levels of light (low-intensity laser). The method is termed cold laser therapy because the low levels of light aren’t enough to heat body tissue.
Custom orthotics are prescribed in order to correct foot issues relating to walking, standing or running. Orthotic devices are placed inside a user’s footwear. Other conditions aided by orthotic devices include plantar fasciitis and arthritis.