Day: April 3, 2018

Manual Technique

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2635″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Manual therapy, also known as manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by chiropractors to treat musculoskeletal pain and debility. How Does Manual Therapy Work? This form of physical therapy takes a hands-on approach rather than using devices or machines. When a chiropractor uses their hands during manual therapy, they …

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Myofascial Release

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2632″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Not all pain is caused by obvious injuries like broken bones or cuts. Some pain may stem from the myofascial tissues. These tough membranes are wrapped around your muscles to provide support and connect them to other parts of the body. When myofascial tissue becomes stiff, it may restrict movement in …

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Cold Laser Therapy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2629″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Cold laser therapy, also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT), uses light to treat various conditions. Unlike other types of laser light, cold laser therapy does not produce heat or vibration in the parts of the body being treated. Many therapists, including chiropractors and physical therapists, use cold laser therapy to …

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Cold Therapy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2625″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Applying ice after an injury is a common method for reducing pain and swelling. It is especially effective for athletes, who often experience sudden, painful injuries. This type of cold therapy, also known as cryotherapy, is used by chiropractors for the same purposes. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text] Types of Cold Therapy Many types …

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Heat Therapy

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2619″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Most people have used heat at one time to sooth normal aches and pains — such as the use of a hot bath, a heating pad or even an old-fashioned water bottle. Even today, these types of heat therapy play an important role in chiropractic practice to increase circulation and relax …

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