Corrective exercises are the use of bodily movements and/or postures to restore desirable changes in diseased or injured tissues. The corrective exercises are movement strategies that minimize or eliminate compensation. Corrective exercises should precede more integrated exercises, because they can cue the patient’s motor system to respond in a more desirable way and assist in removing or improving biomechanical constraints.
Ultrasound therapy is a chiropractic treatment used to help reduce muscle pain and increase range of motion. By using sound waves, we are able to stimulate deep inside the tissue. This minimizes stiffness, swelling, and pain while also promoting circulation, and pain-free movement.
Electrotherapy is an alternative pain management treatment option that involves the use of mild electromagnetic pulses to provide relief for the patient. This treatment option can dull pain, repair tissue, strengthen muscles, and even improve your blood circulation.
Mechanical Intermittent Traction System, also referred to as a decompression table or traction table, is a non-invasive treatment used to alleviate pressure on spinal structures that could be causing lumbar or cervical pain. This technique is effective for pain relief in various back and spine issues such as sciatica, herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, and pinched nerves. Unlike inversion tables, mechanical traction uses a gentle mechanical force set to the patient’s tolerance to provide safe and effective pain relief.
Mechanical Intermittent Traction works by using cyclical and painless stretching to decompress the lumbar or cervical discs and joints, which reduces pressure and increases blood and fluid flow, promoting natural healing. During treatment, patients remain clothed and comfortable while a harness is fitted snugly around their pelvis and trunk. The computer-controlled table is customized to the patient’s specific needs by a doctor or chiropractic assistant. Treatment can last between 15 to 20 minutes, and patients may require several sessions depending on the severity of their condition.
In addition to traction therapy, other treatments such as electrical stimulation, chiropractic adjustments, heat or cold therapy, and manual and massage therapy may be used to complement the patient’s treatment plan. Mechanical Intermittent Traction is a safe and effective non-surgical method to relieve pain associated with various back and spine issues.
Deep Tissue Laser
Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Therapy is a scientifically based modality that provides therapeutic benefits without causing discomfort during treatment. The therapy delivers penetrating photonic energy that stimulates the body’s cells, leading to profound physiological changes. There are no known side effects, and the therapy is non-invasive with long-lasting results. Laser therapy has become a popular treatment option among professional athletes, including those in the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, MLS, as well as Olympic and Ironman triathlon competitors, college athletes, competitive runners, and elite cross-fitters. By increasing ATP production, reducing inflammation and pain, and improving circulation at the site of injury, photobiostimulation is able to bring about these benefits.