Surgery vs. Chiropractic: The Shocking Results
Bottom Line: Surgery is considered a last resort for the treatment of neck and back problems. The risks are significant, the costs are high, and the recovery is long and painful. If you haven’t found relief with physical therapy or medications for your back pain, you may think surgery is next on the list. […]
IASTM – Coming Soon!
IASTM, or Instrument-Assisted Soft-Tissue Mobilization, is a technique using a hand-held tool to diagnose and treat soft tissue dysfunction. It evolved from a technique in Traditional Chinese Medicine called Gua Sha and has become increasingly popular recently due to its effectiveness and efficiency. Instruments effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions in areas […]
The Chiropractic Adjustment
A chiropractic adjustment is a form of osseous manipulation; that is, it’s a mechanical method of introducing motion into a joint that is fixated or limited in motion. It begins with examining the joint in question, to assess for motion. When a limitation in motion is found, the joint is gently taken to tension, and […]
Stretch for Pectoralis Major
Following chiropractic care and assisted muscle stretching, this is a simple stretch easily done at home to maintain optimal length of the muscle. The tight muscle contributes to upper crossed syndrome. Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds, repeating 3 times per side, a minimum of twice per day. IMPORTANT: Discontinue if sharp or intense pain occurs; a gentle […]