Chiropractic is primarily used as a pain relief alternative for muscles, joints and bones. Chiropractors use diagnosis and treatment of misaligned joints to:
The most common techniques used by Chiropractors are the ”high velocity low amplitude (HVLA) thrust” or the “Activator Method”, but other techniques like “Applied Kinesiology“, “Sacro Occipital Technique” and many more are used as each has their unique approach to a variety of conditions.
Low Back Pain
Mid Back Pain
Upper Back Pain
Correction of Gait
Tightness, Stiffness and Lack of Flexibility
Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
Pregnancy Related Pain
Chiropractors use a combination of treatments, depending on the specific needs of the individual.
A Chiropractor will:
The Activator Method is one of the gentle techniques our Chiropractor provides. This approach uses a small, hand-held instrument called the Activator to deliver a gentle force to the spine with the goal of restoring motion to the targeted spinal vertebra or joint.
The benefits of instrument-assisted adjustments is that each adjustment can deliver the same amount of force as a manual adjustment, but focused on a smaller area increasing the accuracy and decreasing force and the amount of time needed per adjustment.