Chiropractic care is best known for its use of the adjustment, sometimes called manipulation. An adjustment
is a precise procedure in which the trained Doctor of Chiropractic exerts specific corrective pressure at specific
places on your spine or other joint. When a thorough examination reveals joints that are not in proper
function, adjustments are applied to correct joint alignment, mobility, relieve associated muscle and nerve
tension, improve balance and assist healing in additon to relief of pain.
Decompression adjustments, commonly referred to as flexion-distraction, is a gentle, non-force adjusting procedure
which works with the body's natural design to aid it in healing properly. It may help relieve pain from disc
herniations, failed back surgery syndromes, leg pain, sciatica, ruptured discs, herniated discs, slipped discs, low
back pain, facet syndrome, bulging discs, spondylolisthesis, transitional segment, rib subluxations, thoracic spine
pain, scoliosis, sprain/strain, disc prolapse, etc. Acute back pain and spinal pain as well as subacute back pain
and chronic back pain can be addressed.
Excersise Rehabilitation (Active Therapy)
involves the restoration and proper joint function of the spine or extremities, and the strengthening of supporting
muscles and soft tissues. This will usually involve specific spinal adjustments, combined with a program of
stretching, resistance training, and exercises to improve muscle tone.
Dr. Knight encourages an at home stretching program to reduce pain and speed your recovery and . However,
some types of injures will require the use of specialized equipment to isolate and strengthen specific areas of the
Dr. Knight may use any of the
following forms of therapy to help provide back pain relief, decrease swelling, promote muscle tone and reduce
spasm, and speed the healing process.
Lumbar or Cervical Traction
603 W. Baseline Rd Buckeye,
AZ 85326 US
Phone: 623-327-9898 Website: http://www.valleychiropractic.net/