In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
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Spinal Manipulation is the overall process of spinal adjustment used by your chiropractor, and involves "retraining" the spine and surrounding muscles to adapt to a healthier state of functionality. Spinal manipulation is often used to increase mobility to the spinal joint to bring the entire spinal column into balance.
Activator methods chiropractic technique involves analyzing the length of the legs, and determining whether a pelvic deficiency is present. Since each person stands and holds their hips in a different way the result can be excessive pressure on one side; over time a difference in leg length may contribute to pain in the hips and leg joints. The Activator Methods Technique aims to restore the body by correcting vertebral and pelvic misalignments using an activator mallet to push and set the joints back into the correct position.
The "Palmer Package" is a group of chiropractic techniques that, once mastered, provide the doctor with the technique expertise needed to deal with practically any clinical situation that may emerge in practice.
Myofascial release is a soft tissue therapy for the treatment of skeletal muscle immobility and pain. This technique aims to relax contracted muscles, improve blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulate the stretch reflex in muscles.