We pride ourselves in using safe and effective treatment methods. Chiropractic treatment is multi-faceted, its aim is to restore proper function and balance, thus enabling the body to heal itself and help preventing further damage.
The Chiropractor locates and corrects joint Dysfunction, relaxes tight muscles and gives advice on home exercises and ergonomics.
There are many varied techniques in Chiropractic. The intent is the same however the means may vary. This diversity caters for the fact that we are all individuals and that we should approach our health care in general as individuals. With this in mind a singular Chiropractic Technique may result in a different response in two different individuals who may otherwise present in a similar way.
Here is a summary of some of the main Techniques practiced by the chiropractors at the Health on Hand Clinics. They can be practices on a stand-alone basis or in combination.
Diversified is a versatile Chiropractic Technique for restoring proper movement to the spinal joints and are forming the basis of the chiropractic care.
The Graston Technique is an innovative, patented form of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilisation that enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. The technique utilises specially designed stainless steel instruments to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. Thomas Jeppesen is a trained instructor in this technique.
The Kinesio Taping Method involves taping over and around muscles in order to limit inflammation, support and to help prevent over-contraction.
Can be used as Kinesio-tape but have also a unique Power-Taping method to tape movement patterns, thus enabling better performance.
A concept of treating the affected tissues with movement, rehabilitation exercises and provocation. This concept can incorporate stainless steel tools, cupping, flossing and more and is a fast and efficient way of treating certain soft tissue injuries
This is a gentle technique for restoring pelvic & cranial balance & function.
Detecting and correcting dysfunctions using a small instrument which delivers a light and measured force in order to correct joint misalignments.
Also called trigger Point therapy of Ischemic Compression. Involves applying a simple pressure to tender areas in order to release muscles from localised tension or spasm.
Soft Tissue Work
We use a range of techniques depending on the patients needs: Neuro-Muscular Re-education, Myofascial Release to mention a couple
During and following your course of treatments, various exercises will be prescribed in order to prevent recurrences and to help your body gain better balance, flexibility and strength.
This innovative tape has a much higher recoil than the Kinesiology type tapes and thus help reducing the work of injured tissues, it assists weak muscles and improves movement patterns
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