What Can I Expect?
|The Grostic technique is a system of care for the upper cervical spine including examining the relationships of the skull, first and second vertebrae and that complex relationship to the entire cervical spine. Because subluxations in these areas can have far reaching and deleterious effects to one’s health, it is necessary to use a precise and accurate means to determine the direction and magnitude of this misalignment. To ensure this precision and accuracy, special equipment and methods have been developed to perform this adjustment. This adjustment is very low force and specific, you will leave feeling a difference!|
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Applied Kinesiology (AK)
AK is the usage of muscle testing to interpret the nervous system’s needs and how best to solve a problem. We use muscle testing as a guide to problem solving and focused care.
Thompson drop tables is the use of a special table that decreases the need of force to adjust one’s spine. With this table, a quick succession of drops is utilized.
Flexion and Distraction utilizes a technique which requires a special table to relieve numerous symptoms that may include: sciatica, pain radiating into the lower extremities, herniated disc, as well as degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, foraminal stenosis and encroachment.
This technique entails using a two piece blocking system to the pelvis to help realign the lumbo-pelvic (low back and pelvis) complex ligaments and the surrounding structures.
Chiropractic Adjusting Tool (CAT)
A hand tool used to adjust in forego of manual adjusting. Compare of that to Activator.
Patient’s will bring in a 7 day food dietary log completed and have completed a symptom survey and other questionnaires. Suggestions will be made for dietary changes and physical fitness.
Follow up appointments will be made in 6 weeks and 12 weeks out to monitor progress, completion status and goal achievement. Please call for more information, This service will be offered separate from chiropractic, but can be added onto chiropractic treatment.
Functional Movement Screenings (FMS)
This screening will include 6-8 key movements that the patient performs under supervision and will be graded accordingly. Exercises will be given to correct underlying postural distortions and will have follow up testing either in 4 week, 8 week, or 12 week increments.