Additional Offerings

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We Make Self-Care Simple

Our clinic treats more than just the spine.

Our goal is to treat the whole person, not just the spine, not even just the body. Our additional therapies allow us to use different tools for different bodies to get the results that are best for you. Our additional offerings are to nourish your mind and soul with community support.

Additional Offerings

Support Circles

Join us for a free monthly meet-up gather with other new or expecting parents and find the community support you deserve. We will be offering different groups for different stages of parenting to help with better connection, please check our online scheduling for our group offerings! Group will be limited to 5 family spots per meetup. Masks are required for adults.

Babywearing 101

A one-on-one session on using carriers, and the different types that are out there. Kimmi, our certified Itsabelly doula, can help you find the right style and fit, so you feel prepared when you buy!

Clothing Diapering 101

If you're considering cloth diapering, or if you're cloth-curious, come check out different styles, ask questions, and learn about the what it looks like to use cloth diapers in your life in this one-on-one 30 minute session with Kimmi, our certified Itsabelly doula. She will help you find the right style and fit, so you feel prepared when you buy!

Additional Therapies

Breast Ultrasound

Therapeutic ultrasound (micro-massage and heat) can be beneficial in treating both blocked milk ducts and mastitis as it can help to open the ducts to reduce pain and swelling and increase circulation to improve the flow of milk.

Compression Therapy

Enjoy a quiet and relaxing 30 minutes of gentle compressive leg massage, a great add on before or after your chiropractic or massage treatment. Compression massages has been shown to decrease muscle tension and inflammation, Increase range of motion and flexibility, increase circulation, and reduce swelling and water accumulation. This treatment is safe and effective for pregnant people and post C-section to help with related swelling and discomfort.

Graston and Cupping

Graston is a soft-tissue technique using rounded stainless steel instruments to mobilize and release scar tissue and adhesions that may be restricting normal motion and function by getting into the tissue at this fascial/fiber level.

What conditions can Graston be used for?

Graston can be used to treat almost any soft tissue condition, some of the things that respond best to Graston treatment are:

◆ Plantar Fascitis
◆ Rotator Cuff tears / sprains / strains
◆ Hamstring sprains / strains
◆ Myofascial trigger points
◆ Limited shoulder and chest wall mobility following mastectomy and breast cancer treatment.
◆ Tennis and golfer’s elbow

Myofascial Cupping is used much in the same way as the Graston technique to break up facial adhesions and fibrous scar tissue to realign muscle tissue to function optimally. However this gentler technique of lifting and separating the tissue layers offer more decompressive forces than direct contact.

Is it painful?

Most patients report that the initial treatment is slightly uncomfortable and that subsequent treatments are comfortable and non-painful. Each patient’s experience is different. This technique is always fully discussed and demonstrated prior to each treatment, and the expected outcomes discussed with each patient on a case-by-case basis.

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Uterine Myofascial Massage

Rooted in the training of Mayan Abdominal Massage and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitative Therapy this unique myofascial treatment works on releasing and aligning the muscles and ligaments that anchor the uterus to allow for optimal alignment, blood flow and detoxification of the pelvic organs. Conditions that this treatment can help with include infertility, fetal positioning in pregnancy, endometriosis pain, fibroids/ovarian cysts, PCOS, severe menstrual cramps. This treatment plan is ideally done twice a month for 3 months during specific times in your cycle, right after menstration and around ovulation. Contraindications for this treatment include first trimester of pregnancy and the presence of an IUD.

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Active Release Technique

ART® is a hands-on myofascial release technique through movement based massage It is great for treating problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. When scar tissue, muscular and fascial adhesions build up in our tissues the muscles become shorter and weaker. This tension on tendons causes tendonitis, or compression of nerves leading to reduced range of motion, loss of strength, pain, tingling, numbness, and weakness. I use my hands to evaluate this tissue and treat it by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movements.

Electrical stim

Electrical stim is another way to relax muscles that is less invasive than the more hands on muscle work above. This technique works by sending stimulating pulses across the surface of the skin and along the nerve strands. The stimulating pulses help prevent pain signals from reaching the brain during the treatment, and can also help stimulate your body to produce higher levels of its own natural painkillers, called "Endorphins" for more lasting relief. Think of it as rebooting the signal a painful tight muscle is sending your brain.

Taping

Rocktape is a brand of rehabilitative kinesiotape that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. RockTape helps to alleviate pain and facilitates lymphatic drainage by microscopically lifting the skin, which is ideal for acute injuries as well as help prolong the benefits of manual therapy after treatment.

Unlike athletic tape, RockTape still allow the joint or tissue in question to move through it’s full range of motion while giving it stabilization and proprioceptive support, and can be worn for up to a week at a time. I use this in conjuncture with your treatment plan, and has seen success with use in treating knee and shoulder pain, low back instability and postural fatigue, as well as belly taping for pregnancy.

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Take care and live a life of wellness.

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