Chiropractic care for pain has been repeatedly shown to be the most effective treatment for. In fact, major studies have shown that chiropractic care is more effective, economic and has better long-term outcomes than any other treatment. This makes sense because chiropractic care is the only method of treatment that serves to re-establish normal vertebral motion and position in the spine. All other treatments, such as muscle relaxants, pain killers and bed rest, only serve to decrease the symptoms of the problem and do not correct the problem itself.
At Alaska Healing Arts Chiropractic we provide advanced spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing "state of the art" chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As chiropractors who care about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques, Dr. Robert Nielsen and Dr. Treeka Sulivan have years of training, expertise and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other related conditions originating from the spine. Chiropractic care under a trained professional can even be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health or wellness.
Chiropractic care during pregnancy has been shown to significantly reduce the length of time a woman labors and decrease back labor. First time moms average 24 percent shorter labor, while mothers who have already given birth experienced a 39 percent reduction in the average labor length, compared to controls. There is a chiropractic technique that is widely used and very effective. It is called the Webster Technique. It involves assessing and correcting any misalignment (subluxations) in the pelvic and low back area. This helps to keep the bones in proper alignment, which in turn allows the ligaments and muscles which support the uterus to be relaxed. Twisting and tension on the uterus makes it difficult for the baby to get in the proper position. Correcting the misalignment allows for the optimal uterine position and a more favorable fetal position. Regular Chiropractic adjustments can safely continue up until the time of birth.
Chiropractic care for children uses very specific, gentle techniques, adapted to the infant or child’s specific needs. If your child exhibits symptoms of: Difficulty Nursing, Colic, Reflux, Tongue and Lip Ties, Teething, Constipation and Gas, Ear Infections, Torticollis, Scoliosis, Asthma/Allergies. Even the most natural births may be traumatic to the infant’s nervous system, affecting their overall health. Early detection and correction by a doctor of chiropractic is a safe way to improve your child’s overall health and well being. Children are susceptible to trauma in their spines from various activities and events. These micro traumas can misalign the vertebrae, placing pressure on their nerves and therefore decreasing their bodies’ ability to function normally. Chiropractors who offer care for children use adjustments that are as light as a finger touch. Doctors who are ICPA members take advanced classes and contribute to research specific to chiropractic care for pregnant mothers, infants and children.
Dr. Bob has been specializing in treating the foot and foot related problems for over 22 years without drugs or surgery. He utilizes chiropractic adjustments, vibrational therapy, massage, cold laser therapy and kinesio tape. He also uses the Footmaxx Metascan system to perform a Dynamic Gait Analysis to assess the patient's foot biomechanics. This allows him to capture images of the feet while walking or running. This allows for a more accurate diagnosis and treatment of any foot problems that are occurring through your normal gait. Custom-made orthotics can be made from the measurements taken by the Metascan. Even if your visit to the clinic does not involve foot pain, the pain you feel may be caused or made worse by instabilities in your foundation. Just like in a building, if the foundation has a crack, it affects everything from the ground up like your ankles,. Knees, hips, back and neck. By properly supporting the feet, your foundation, the feet can maintain their struck all and functional balance as you stand, walk or run. Custom orthotics give you the stability you need to reduce stress and strain on your joints which can lead to less pain.
Many allergic and asthmatic reactions are caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system and chiropractic care can help. Allergies are often treated with chiropractic care. Many allergic and asthmatic reactions are caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system and/or respiratory system. Researchers have found that the immune and respiratory systems depend on normal communication from the brain and spinal cord to control and coordinate their functions properly. In our modern world, allergies are becoming more and more prominent. There are many theories to why this is happening or what we can do to release ourselves from all the symptoms from allergies. Here at AHAC we take a holistic approach to balancing the stress of the allergens that are affecting us and in turn the symptoms will then be released as well. Using kinesiology or muscle testing along with frequency vials we can pinpoint these allergy stressors. Communicating at the cellular level clear's the body and balance's it back into homeostasis. It has been proven to be a highly successful support for these issues.
The Kinesio Taping Method is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while allowing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. It is used to successfully treat a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and medical conditions. Both Kinesio Tex Tape and the training protocol have shown results that would have been unheard of using previous methods and materials.
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has been used worldwide for over 40 years to relieve pain, remove scars, heal wounds, regenerate nerves an solve addictions. On January 17th, 2002, the first U.S. Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) company, Erchonia, the laser you’re being treated with, received FDA clearance through clinical trial. The study took 100 patients complaining of Neck and Shoulder pain. Half were treated with a useless red light (placebo group), similar to that on a computer mouse or grocery check-out, and the other half received LLLT. The treatment group beat the placebo group by 66% faster relief and more complete relief, a remarkable margin. Such a study is known as “double blind” research, and is the gold standard for measuring the validity of a therapy. Similar studies have been passed by the FDA for Carpal Tunnel, Wounds and Scar Tissue. There are over 2000 published studies on LLLT reporting zero negative side effects. Visit www.Erchonia.com for in-depth research.
Therapeutic massage and chiropractic care are a perfect marriage. Adjustments open up the bodies nervous system through the spine, while therapeutic massage helps the body hold proper alignment. Often times spinal problems are cause by long term muscle spasm and scar tissue. By enhancing your chiropractic care with therapeutic massage, these muscles and soft tissue damage can be addressed.
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