What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a primary contact health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of injuries relating to the musculoskeletal system.
An initial treatment session involves a thorough medical history, and physical examination. The goal of which is to identify the painful structure and to identify aberrant movement patterns that are typically the root of ones pain.
Subsequent treatment sessions involve an integrated approach to treatment, tailored to the specific needs of the patient. Integrated treatments combine a variety of manual techniques in order to address all components of an injury. The various techniques include: ART, Graston Technique, acupuncture, modalities (IFC, microcurrent, Ultrasound, TENS, VMTX), active rehab, and joint manipulations.
Chiropractic care is effective at treating all regions of the body including shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands, feet, knees, hips, back, and neck. Examples of specific injuries that chiropractic treat effectively are muscle strains, ligaments sprains, shin splints, runners knee, jumpers knee, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinopathy, tennis elbow, golfers elbows, carpal tunnel, swimmers shoulder, and rotator cuff injuries.