Chiropractic Adjustments: The Chiropractic adjustment is a procedure in which chiropractors use their hands to apply a controlled force to a spinal joint. The goal of the chiropractic adjustment, also known as spinal manipulation, is to correct structural alignment and improve your body's physical function.
Electrical Muscle Stimulation: Electrical Muscle Stimulation, or EMS, uses electical impulses to relax muscles that are tight and/or spasmed. This therapy takes about 15-20 minutes.
Cervical or Neck Traction: Intermittent motorized stretching of the cervical spine or neck. This stretches the tight ligaments and tendons allowing healing for discs. This therapy takes about 30 minutes.
Lumbar or Low Back Traction: Intermittent motorized stretching of the lumbar spine or low back. This stretches the tight ligaments and tendons allowing healing for discs. This therapy takes about 30 minutes.
Diathermy: A microwave of current penetrates deep into the tissue using heat to relax tight and/or spasmed muscles. This therapy takes about 20 minutes.
Ultrasound: Ultrasound is used to provide deep heat to areas of soft tissue in the body. This can increase circulation in tendons, muscles or ligaments, helping in the healing process. This therapy takes about 20 minutes.
Acupuncture: Acupuncture is the use of tiny needles in specific placement on the body. This can stimulate nerves, muscles and connective tissue. This stimulation appears to boost the activity of your body's natural painkillers and increase blood flow. The time allotted for this therapy varies.