What is Chiropractic Care?
Chiropractic care is a specialized area of medicine focused on supporting your body’s natural ability to heal itself. The team at Ortho Integrative Medicine believes your body has a natural tendency towards health, not disease. Proper nervous system function, along with good nutrition, exercise, positive mental attitude, and adequate rest, is crucial to maintaining good health and a sense of well-being.
At Ortho Integrative Medicine, the team takes a holistic and comprehensive approach to your health, using various chiropractic techniques and alternative therapies to restore the normal function of your spine and nervous system.
What are Chiropractic Care Techniques?
Diversified TechniqueThe Diversified Technique is a type of chiropractic care that involves high-velocity, low amplitude thrust for spinal subluxation (joint misalignment).
Full spine adjustingFull spine adjusting is a hands-on chiropractic technique aimed at restoring spinal alignment. During full spine adjusting, your chiropractor uses controlled, sudden force to restore spinal mobility and function. In addition to full spine adjusting, the chiropractic team also offers extremity adjustments to improve mobility and function of other joints.
Thompson TechniqueThe Thompson Technique is a chiropractic care technique that utilizes a segmental drop table, which enhances the force placed on the spinal joint undergoing adjustment.
Activator Method®With the Activator Method, the team uses a device to assist in joint adjustment.
KT Tape® and Rocktape™Chiropractic care at Ortho Integrative Medicine also includes the use of kinesiology taping. The practice is KT Tape, and Rocktape certified. When professionally applied, KT Tape and Rocktape support your body’s natural healing powers.
Who is a Good Candidate for Chiropractic Care?
- Migraines and headaches
- Neck pain and arm pain
- Low back pain and sciatica
- Shoulder pain