Chiropractic Techniques

Chiropractic care is effective for a wide variety of conditions, including headaches, whiplash, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), disc problems, joint dysfunction, osteoarthritis and other neurological conditions that affect your overall health and well-being. Regardless of how your pain or injury occurred, or whether it has happened due to the wear and tear of everyday life, we will make every effort to help you recover and get you back on the path to healthy living.

Activator Method

activatorActivator Method is a “low force” technique designed to deliver a safe, comfortable measured force to move a bone or make an “adjustment”. This highly researched technique of adjusting is proven to be effective in restoring proper balance, treating many different problems and does it with improved safety and comfort.

This testing procedure developed by Activator Methods utilizes a system of body mechanics, neurological reflexes and leg length tests to check your overall spinal balance and help locate the misalignment in your spinal column. Each adjustment involves repeating a series of leg checks based on the techniques required protocol to clear subluxations. The adjustments can be deceptively powerful, as each click can deliver up to 35lbs of pressure per square inch.This vertebral misalignment may be the source of irritation to your nervous system, causing pain and symptoms in your body.

Manual

Manual chiropractic techniques include hands-on adjustments of the spine and extremities, traction techniques and muscle therapies. Often, there is a noise that accompanies this type of adjustment which is not painful and represents gas moving within the joint.

Cox Flexion-Distraction

Cox Flexion-Distraction is a specialty technique that performs spinal decompression and is used to treat disc problems, facet syndrome, stenosis, arthritis, lower back pain, leg pain, muscle tension and scoliosis. This technique decompresses the disc by applying a gentle stretch or traction to the lower spine, usually in a series of repetitive slow movements without quick movements or thrusts. The procedure is often used for people with disc problems, but can be highly effective even in cases that have been resistant to many other treatments.

Supportive therapies

Supportive therapies may be used to aid in the healing process based on individual needs. These therapies may include Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, stretching techniques, electromuscle stimulation and/or ultrasound.

Home exercises

Home exercises are usually a part of treatment and are given accordingly.