Numerous chiropractic techniques are utilized in this office to improve your nervous system’s communication with the joints, muscles and organs as well as other systems of the body including the immune system.
Torque Release: Technique developed by Dr. Jay Holder through research done at the University of Miami Medical School. This technique requires using a hand held tool that stimulates the nervous system in certain areas to relieve pain, improve mobility as well as create a general feeling of well being.
Nimmo or Accupressure: This technique, often known as Trigger Point Therapy, is an effective procedure for helping overcome muscle injuries that can be the source of recent as well as chronic pain.
Cox Flexion Distraction: This form of treatment is effective in improving lower back mobility as well as overcoming lumbar disc herniations (slipped discs). It is also helpful in overcoming the affects of lumbar spinal stenosis.
PST (Pierce Stillwagon Technique): A technique developed here in Western PA. It is a safe gentle procedure that improves spinal and pelvis mobility which in turn positively affects the nervous system.
Diversified: This is a traditional chiropractic technique in which a low level popping sound is typically heard as a gentle force is applied to the spine or pelvis. It is very effective in improving ease of movement and nerve flow.
Exercise: Proper posture, balance, strength and endurance are essential to your recovery and maintenance of health. Exercise instruction in the four above mentioned areas is a part of your care in this office if findings indicate you need help through proper exercise.
Orthotics: Custom fitted orthotics can be a necessary part of your recovery and reduce or eliminate needless foot, knee and/or low back pain. The Foot Levelers line of products has given our patients excellent results in custom orthotic support through the years.
Nutrition: Now that we as a nation realize diet is a causative factor in the majority of diseases once thought to be genetic, proper nutrition is essential in you improving your health. We carry an exceptional line (Standard Process and Greens First) of supplements that are high quality and yet still reasonably priced.