The term physiotherapy describes many of the procedures we use to enhance the effectiveness of your chiropractic visits. These procedures include:
–Myofacial and Active Muscle Release: A form of deep tissue massage that helps eliminate the build up of scar tissue, trigger points, and anything in the muscle limiting its ability to properly function
–Kinesio Taping : A form of athletic taping that provides support and stability without compromising mobility. Visit this page to learn more about it.
–Ultrasound Therapy : Uses ultrasonic vibration to bring blood flow and healing deep into the tissue surrounding surrounding the joints for quicker recovery.
–Electric Muscle Stimulation : A mild tingling sensation provided by an electrical current that can ease pain and muscle spasm in acute injuries.
–Exercise Instruction and Prescription : Not treatment plan is complete without providing you with tools you can use to strengthen you body and prevent future recurrence.
–Stretching and Other Muscles Lengthening Techniques : As stated above stretching techniques both done in the office and sent home as homework can help you improve posture and prevent future injury.
–Nutritional Counseling and Supplementation : An important component of the healing process is making sure your body has the building blocks of health. Your doctor will provide you with counseling on your specific needs.
–Workplace Ergonomics and Postural Training: Very often something in your day to day activity is playing a part in your reason for care. Your doctor will go over with you ways to eliminate the big and little things in your day that wear on your body.