The most common and familiar of chiropractic techniques, diversified manipulation, begins with a thorough assessment of the spine to identify areas of malposition. Once diagnosed, the patient is treated with a series of gentle thrusts by hand to adjust their spinal and musculoskeletal systems. While improving the spinal system can reduce nervous system interference, virtually all joints of the body can be adjusted to restore proper range of motion. Although joints may produce a slight “popping” sound during the process, they do not indicate the treatment’s effectiveness.
This handheld instrument delivers adjustments with consistent, precise, low-force thrusts. The body rarely tightens to resist the activator, making adjustments comfortable and more effective. The Activator Method is of good use in adjusting elbows, wrists, knees and other joints of the body.
Upper Cervical Technique
The upper cervical technique corrects head and neck misalignment to restore body balance and reactivate brain communication to areas affected by misalignment. The correction relaxes muscles, improves circulation and strengthens the immune system. Regular upper cervical technique therapy bolsters the body’s natural self-healing process.
Your feet are a part of an interconnected system of specialized bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Even if your feet don’t hurt, their contribution to your posture may affect other areas of your body. Ask us how custom-made orthotics may bring you long-term relief if you are experiencing pain or discomfort.
Ultrasound therapy is a thermal treatment that relieves some types of acute and chronic pain. Sound waves cause muscle tissues to vibrate, heating and moving surrounding structures. These thermal effects break down scar tissue and stretch tendons and can treat many other conditions, including arthritis. Ultrasound therapy may be accompanied by electrical stimulation of the muscle.
Electrical Muscle Stimulation
Electrical muscle stimulation, or EMS, prevents and reduces muscle atrophy. EMS also mitigates muscle pain and improves circulation, increasing strength, endurance and range of motion. It is performed by sending light electrical current through self-adhesive electrodes placed over the muscle.
We absorb a variety of toxins from the air we breathe, food we eat and water we drink. No matter how healthy our lifestyle, it is very difficult to avoid environmental pollutants. Because feet have more pores than anywhere else in your body, Tapper Chiropractic Clinic offers relaxing ionic detoxifying foot baths that remove unhealthy toxins and other impurities from your system.
Lee Family Chiropractic offers care for patients during all stages of their recovery.
The corrective care phase focuses on restoring, healing and preventing symptoms from returning. In addition to chiropractic adjustments, you may be given certain exercises to perform at the clinic or at home to accelerate your healing process.
The relief care phase addresses any pain you may be experiencing and any concerns you may have. You may need to visit the office two or three times per week during this initial phase for concentrated treatments to reduce or eliminate your symptoms.
The wellness care phase entails routine maintenance visits or check-ups. Routine chiropractic checkups are a good way to help with spinal alignment and ensure health. The wellness care phase keeps you healthier and feeling better.