As Doctors of Chiropractic, our chiropractic care providers in Rochester, NY are committed to a hands-on, drug-free approach to examining, diagnosing, and treating neuromusculoskeletal conditions including, but not limited to: low back pain, neck pain, headaches, TMJ pain, pregnancy related pain, disc injuries, and sciatic-like symptoms. They may utilize laboratory testing, diagnostic imaging, and other diagnostic interventions to determine whether chiropractic treatment is appropriate or not.
Our providers practice evidence based care and consider research, clinical expertise, patient values, and preferences when putting together a personalized treatment plan. What may be the best treatment for one person, may not be the best for another based on their goals and history. Chiropractic care is appropriate and beneficial for everyone from all walks of life!
Injured tissue undergoes physical and chemical changes that cause inflammation, pain, diminished function and hypomobility. Joint restriction can be caused by a single traumatic event or through repetitive stresses such as long days sitting in poor posture or lifting heavy objects with improper form. Our providers work with all patients, but specialize in sports, prenatal, postpartum, pediatric care.
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Chiropractic Care Treatment Methods
Spinal and Extremity Manipulation
Spinal and extremity manipulation is the application of manually applying controlled force into hypomobile or painful joints in order to reduce muscle pain and tightness, allowing injured tissue to heal.
Flexion and Distraction
Flexion and Distraction is hands-on spinal manipulation performed with the patient lying on a specially designed chiropractic table. This decompression therapy is most appropriate for conditions causing low back pain, leg pain, neck pain, and arm pain. This method has been proven to relieve spinal pain associated with disc bulges and herniations, facet syndrome, spinal canal stenosis and spondylolisthesis.
The Activator Method
The Activator Method is a widely researched and effective instrument-assisted chiropractic technique utilizing a tool to deliver a gentle, yet direct impulse to the joint with the goal of restoring motion. This method can be used to treat a variety of neuromusculoskeletal conditions.
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold laser therapy is a safe, non-toxic, and non-invasive modality that can treat and accelerate recovery from minor injuries and sprains tendonitis, joint pain, inflammation, low back pain, and neck pain. This modality allows more intense therapy techniques to be implemented earlier in the rehabilitation process, improving functional gains and outcomes.
Cupping is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy utilizing pump activated cups to create a vacuum. The cups are strategically placed over acupuncture points or muscles with the intent of moving blood to release tension or break up adhesions to aid the healing of injured tissue.
Taping is a rehabilitative technique designed to provide support and stability to muscles and joints to facilitate the body’s natural healing processes. This modality can be used to treat orthopedic, neuromuscular, and neurological conditions in a variety of populations from pediatric to senior.
Our lower-level training facility is the perfect setting to assess movement patterns and integrate rehabilitation exercises and strength training into patient treatment plans.