What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.
Doctors of Chiropractic – often referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians – practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment.Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are also trained torecommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as… Read More
A Chiropractic adjustment (also called spinal manipulation) involves moving a joint beyond its standard range of motion to restore proper alignment to bones that have been misaligned by poor posture. The goal of a chiropractic adjustment is to relieve pain and improve the body’s physical function by reducing nerve interference. A Chiropractic adjustment is performed by a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)
Our massage therapists coordinate directly with the doctor to create a specific and effective treatment protocol not seen with ordinary massage. This results in an accelerated healing process that is unique and cannot be achieved with other individual therapies. Massage therapies include: Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Reiki, and Craniosacral Massage.
We offer specific physical therapy treatments that work on restoring the body to a pain-free state. Cox Flexion distraction increases space between vertebrae and pulls in bulging/herniated discs that often cause sciatic pain. For the neck, reverse cervical traction increases disc height by restoring your natural neck curvature (lordosis) thereby decreasing pressure from gravity placed on the discs and tension felt in the shoulders.