Chiropractic Spinal Adjustments
Rejuvenate Life Chiropractic offers both manual adjustments (performed with the doctors hands) and instrument adjustments (performed with adjusting tools).
Many patients will experience both types of adjustments. Customization of what each individual needs at any present moment will determine the type of adjustment performed.
Chiropractic Dry Needling
Chiropractic dry needling is a way to positively affect the movement patterns in the body and helps to eliminate chronic pain patterns. Dry needling affects the fascial systems of the body. Fascia is the type of tissue that separates layers of muscle tissues or organs from one another.
Adjusting, manipulating or mobilizing all the joints, besides the spine include:
- Shoulder(s), elbow(s), wrist(s), hand(s)
- Hip(s), knee(s), ankle(s), foot/feet
- Ear ossicles
- Visceral Manipulation
Utilizing techniques that address soft-tissue changes in the body is crucial to help the joint function optimally. Releasing tight and irritated tissues play a large role in patient outcomes with the treatment. It is vitally important to address the health of all the components of the joint for optimal results.
It is very common to have certain exercises prescribed for the patient to complete at home. The doctor is only able to be with the patient a very small portion of the time between visits. It is important to give patients the tools that they need in order to help them recover appropriately from the condition that is ailing them
A very useful tool to assist in the proper motion of a joint is referred to as kinesiology tape. There are many different brands, but the technique and principles behind them remain the same. Kinesiology taping is different from splinting. Splinting involves decreasing motion, whereas kinesiology taping helps to induce proper motion to a joint.
At Rejuvenate Life Chiropractic, people and families of all ages are welcome. In general, Dr. Erin focuses on restoring normal nervous system function as it relates to orthopedics or all the joints in the body. Every joint may have abnormal nervous system communication as well as abnormal function.
At Rejuvenate Life Chiropractic, the focus is on restoring the function of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and bone. Adjusting, manipulating or mobilizing the joints, or viscera are terms that are used for the correction of joint (including all the surrounding tissues) function.
Chiropractic gentle dry-needling
Chiropractic gentle dry-needling is crucial in restoring fascial disruptions that occur in the body and that affect the kinetic chain. Fascial disruptions cause distortions in movement patterns and negatively affect the nervous system.
Being able to use muscle-energy techniques to affect the internal organs is another area of focus at Rejuvenate Life Chiropractic.
It is important to understand the connection between all soft tissues, and the body. There are similar receptors in the soft tissues that surround the viscera as well as that surround a joint. Keeping those soft tissues communicating properly with the rest of the nervous system is essential for maintaining the health of the body.
Proper Joint Function
Chiropractic care can help restore normal joint function.
It is of utmost importance to have a properly functioning body and nervous system. The brain receives messages from receptors that are located in the soft tissues that surround the joint. They are stretch, pressure, tension, and proprioceptors. A proprioceptor is a scientific word that describes a receptor that receives information as to where the limbs are in space, relative to body position. All of these receptors communicate with the brain and the brain communicates back with the tissues to determine how well the joint functions.