Spinal adjustments are applied to certain vertebrae of the spine which are no longer in their proper position or where functioning has become impaired. Vertebrae which lose their normal position or proper motion are commonly termed vertebral subluxations. The chiropractor uses a number of unique tests and procedures to determine which, if any, vertebrae are subluxated.
Massage Therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues. This therapy consists of manipulation techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding and / or causing movement of or to the body.
X rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation, as is visible light, but with some different characteristics. The important difference is that X rays can penetrate or pass through the human body and produce shadow-like images of structures such as bones, some of the organs, and signs of disease and injury.
A nonsurgical program designed to relieve pain in the lower back and neck. The therapy uses a machine to slowly and gently stretch the spine. Stretching the spine will assists in taking pressure off of a compressed nerve root, therefore helping to relieve pain.
EMS is the elicitation of muscle contraction using electric impulses. It is the use of an electrical current to cause an effect on the tissue being treated. The most commonly used applications for electrical stimulation include: pain, inflammation, muscle spasm; healing skin incisions, healing bone fractures, muscle atrophy, and enhancing delivery of medication through the skin.
Kinesio taping is the original elastic tape. It is latex free, hypoallergenic and wearable for days at a time. Kinesio tape alleviates discomfort and facilitates lymphatic drainage by microscopically lifting the skin. This lifting affect forms convolution in the skin thus increasing interstitial space and allowing for a decrease in inflammation, reducing pressure while enabling a more effective flow of blood and lymphatic fluid in and out of the target area.