Chiropractic means “healing from the hands”. Spine related injuries are the most common injuries that chiropractors heal. These injuries are often treated through chiropractic manipulation/adjustments.
There are multiple ways of adjusting the spine. Some are more forceful than others, but treatment can always be modified according to a patients needs and preferences.
Injuries can happen in multiple ways. There are two main ways most people get injured. First, injuries can be sustained through trauma, and secondly through overuse. Most injuries are overuse injuries. These happen overtime and are “the straw that broke the camel’s back”.
Most of our daily activities impact our bodies and cause minuscule tears (or injury) in our muscles or ligaments. Over time, these tears worsen until our body can no longer handle it, and pain ensues.
Spinal injuries are the “bread and butter” for most chiropractors. People often don’t know that we also treat extremity injuries as well. Extremities are at risk to injury due to increased mobility.
Commonly injured areas include, shoulders, elbows, knees, hips, ankles, feet, wrists, and hands.
Massage therapy is the manual manipulation of soft body tissues such as muscles, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments.
There are a dozen types of massage therapy methods or modalities.
Cupping therapy may be trendy right now, but this therapy dates back to 1550 B.C. Cupping is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction.
It is often used for pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, ands as a type of deep-tissue massage.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is a style of medicine built on a foundation of more than 2500 years of Chinese medical practice.
These practices include various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by western medicine.
Gua Sha is a technique used in traditional Eastern medicine. It is often used to treat muscle pain and tension. the aim is to move energy (qi) around the body.
The treatment involves using a tool to rub the skin in long strokes, applying enough pressure to create minor bruising.
Children are growing, active, and accident prone. However, because they are extremely adaptable, we often brush of any discomfort off as “growing pains”.
Chiropractic can be beneficial in maintaining proper growth and development of babies, infants, and children all the way through to adulthood.
Eminent Wellness offers a variety of extended services.