Rejuvenate Life Chiropractic offers both manual adjustments (performed with the doctors hands) and instrument adjustments (performed with adjusting tools). Many patients will experience both types of adjustments. Customization of what each individual needs at any present moment will determine the type of adjustment performed.
Adjusting, manipulating or mobilizing all the joints, besides the spine include:
Utilizing techniques that address soft-tissue changes on the body is crucial to helping the joint function optimally. Releasing tight and irritated tissues plays a large role in patient outcomes with the treatment. It is vitally important to address the health of all the components of the joint for optimal results.
Teaching patients to do and follow through with at-home self care techniques is vital for joint funcrtion.
Light therapy is another area in which the body can benefit from utilizing. Many people understand the concept of using a laser to pierce or cut, like with LASIK eye surgery. Another application of a less intense laser beam would be on tissue healing. LLLT has been shown in clinical trials decrease the amount of time needed in the recovery process. This is a fantastic tool to assist the body at healing itself by stimulating the energy producers of the cell (the mitochondria)
It is very common to have certain exercises prescribed for the patient to complete at home. The doctor is only able to be with the patient a very small portion of the time between visits. It is important to give patients the tools that they need in order to help them recover appropriately from the condition that is ailing them. Some exercises that will be prescribes may be neurological exercises and will not be like doing muscle exercises.
please see the exercise tab for Dr. Erin's videos where she demonstrates her most common recommendations
A very useful tool to assist in proper motion of a joint is referred to as kinesiology tape. There are many different brands, but the technique and principles behind it remain the same.
Kinesiology taping is different from splinting. Splinting involves decreasing motion, where kinesiology taping helps to induce proper motion to a joint.
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