Chiropractic Treatment is a licensed branch of alternative treatment which helps improve the spinal health, posture and reduce muscle and joint pains. Sometimes it works as an alternative to medication and surgery while on the other hand, at times it is used along with other conventional treatments to improve effectiveness and hasten the process of recovery. There are several approaches to this form of treatment which helps the patient in its own unique ways.
A Graston Technique chiropractor can help in the healing of any stiff scar tissue which was left by an injury or surgery. This technique is particularly effective in relieving swelling, tissue inflammation, relaxing sore muscles and releasing the extra tension built up in these affected areas. It can even help patients recovering from any kind of chronic pain caused by soft tissue injuries. This technique is extremely useful for patients recovering from accidents, injuries and surgery.
Active Release Technique (ART)
Active Release Technique or ART is a potent fast healing treatment plan which evaluates the condition of the muscles of the body to find out tense spots and scar tissues that had been formed due to trauma or overuse of the muscles over a long term period. It helps release tension from compressed nerves and improves oxygen flow to the muscles, thereby relieving pain, and improving mobility. While anyone can benefit from this process this is particularly helpful for sportspersons and active people suffering from sciatica, hamstring tears, plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow etc.
Webster Technique involves an assessment of the pelvic bones and muscles of pregnant person, and necessary adjustments to improve the balance of the pelvis, to reduce stress on the ligaments which support the uterus and to ensure that the fetus is in a favorable and comfortable position. It can help improve chances of a normal delivery and reduce complications, especially in cases of breech baby and other complexities of pregnancy. Not only does it reduce the probabilities of a C section it is also beneficial in making deliveries quicker and less painful.
Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT)
Neurokinetic Therapy or NKT is major emphasis on techniques of hands-on muscle testing to identify tense painful spots and to diagnose the cause of it being so. It helps reduce pain, relax muscles and correct any chronic or unresolved pain. It is perfect for anyone irrespective of age. This technique helps in the improvement in the condition of muscles, as well as helps relax. It can be of great help to those who are about to or have ran marathons, done intense work out sessions or even just returned from an active vacation.
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Selective Functional Movement Assessment or SFMA is a chiropractic treatment technique which helps in the diagnosis of dysfunctional movement and identify the cause of any pain to assess whether it is a stability issue, a mobility issue, or a motor control issue, and chart out a course of treatment to correct the said issue. It helps remove any chronic or acute pain, improve muscle movement and enhance mobility of the affected muscles. It is the best for people who have been suffering from long standing pain and continued mobility issues.
Chiropractic treatment has an extremely relaxing effect as it help dissolve away the discomfort, release muscle tension and ease pain. However in case of injuries or extreme pain, a patient might need emergency medical help and thus, it is a good idea to seek conventional medicine for the instant relief. The patient can then follow up with a chiropractor to hasten the healing process.