Diversified is the most common chiropractic technique in use today. It involves utilizing high-velocity, short amplitude, thrusts to create motion in a joint segment. The average patient with chiropractic experience has received diversified treatments at some point in their care. It is used on all areas of the spine and extremities including (but not limited to) shoulders, knees, elbows, wrists, and ankles. READ MORE
An assessment and classification system for musculoskeletal injuries. Often treatments are exercise based and seek to empower the patient to have control over their pain and to prevent future recurrences of their conditions.
A technique that uses a computerized instrument to deliver specific manipulative treatments to joints and muscles and improve joint motion.
A technique that uses a computerized instrument to monitor joint stiffness and deliver specific manipulative treatments in order to improve joint motion.
An instrument that uses a table to facilitate motion in a joint with less force. It is known for the characteristic “pop” sound that is made as the table moves into its cocked position before an adjustment is delivered.
A technique that focuses on correction of poor posture through joint motion and adjustments.
A specific analysis of the spine centered around spinal biomechanics and correction joint stiffness.
Custom tailored exercises specifically prescribed to deal with a particular area of weakness, rehabilitation, correction, and/or dysfunction related to your condition. Most exercise programs begin in the office and then progress to at home activities and often do not require the use of additional equipment. Rehabilitative exercises and stretching are a part of most treatment plans in our office.
A specific hands-on manual therapy technique that safely utilizes sustained gentle pressure to muscle trigger points and other tissues. Commonly referred to as “deep tissue work” (though not necessarily painful to apply), it is primarily used to eliminate pain and to increase range of motion.
A manual therapy method that involves rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints to decrease pain and improve range of motion.
Electric muscle stimulators (EMS) are machines that use low voltage current to safely decrease pain, edema, and stiffness in the muscles of the body.
A machine that utilizes ultrasonic sound waves in order to treat a variety of musculoskeletal tissue injuries. It is used with a gel medium that is runned on to the skin and used to efficiently transmit the sound waves.
Cold therapy that is often delivered via cooled gel-packs or with ice.
Specialized tape utilized to either restrict or augment motion during the healing process. It is also used preventatively prior to many sports trainings and competitions.
Another specialized sports tape. Kinesiology is a water resistant tape that stretches in certain directions and is often used to support an area of the body while preserving range of motion.
Supplementation consisting of a variety of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in various combinations. It is generally used in conjunction with specific injuries, though occasionally it is utilized in our office for specific dietary problems as well.
Topical agents applied to the skin in order to relieve pain and discomfort in a particular area. Active ingredients often include menthol, capsaicin, and/or natural plant ingredients. We carry a variety of brands including BioFreeze©, Sombra© gel, and others.
Craniosacral Therapy is a soft tissue manipulation therapy that uses gentle hand-on treatments to affect the body's fascia. It is used to relieve pain and tension caused by connective tissue injury and dysfunction.