Chiropractic Adjustment Therapy
Dr. Allison Ross provides spinal correction adjustment therapy utilizing Palmer diversified technique. Never in the history of chiropractic have we been able to provide the level of help and expertise that now exists. These newer correction methods are even safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. Dr. Ross takes pride in providing gentle corrective spinal adjustments catered to each individuals needs. Techniques include: Diversified Adjustments, Thompson Drop, Activator Method, Myofascial Release, TMJ corrective care, cranialsacral Technique.
Spinal Decompression Therapy
Decompression therapy involves gently stretching the spine, using a computerized traction table, with the goal of relieving neck and/or low back pain. This therapy focuses on specific traction therapy applied to the neck or low back in an attempt to reduce disc pressure therefore, relieving pain and promoting an optimal healing environment for bulging, degenerating or herniated discs. The level of traction stretch is set to a patient's comfort level and is safe, gentle and effective. Sciatica, leg pain and numbness and tingling into the arms and/or legs can be greatly reduced with decompression therapy.
Myofascial Release/Massage Therapy/Manual Therapy
Muscle therapy offers a natural conservative treatment approach that relieves musculoskeletal pain for many patients. Our office provides specific muscle therapy that is tailored to meet the patient's condition and injury. The benefits of muscle therapy may include increasing blood circulation, reducing swelling, relaxing muscles, relieving muscle pain and spasms, and aid in recovery and range of motion. This is done using several methods such as massage therapy device (Thumper Maxi-Pro and tim thm massager); electrical simulation; myofascial release and massage therapy.
Posture is the window to the spine. If your posture is not in balance than your spine is out of balance. Posture imbalances can be identified as uneven shoulder height, uneven hips, shoulders that roll forward, sway back, flatten feet, these are all indicators that unhealthy pressure and strain is being placed upon your nervous system, which is known as a subluxation. Normal daily activities such as sleeping, standing, walking abnormality, computer work, smartphone overuse, playing video games, scoliosis and more obviously traumas such as car or recreational injuries, or giving birth can cause these postural imbalances. In order to have optimal health and posture your spine has to be in the best possible condition. Dr. Allison Ross helps each individual attain an optimal level of health and improved posture.
Laser Digital Foot Scan - Custom Made Foot Orthotics.
Many spinal problems can be related to imbalances of the feet, that is why we are excited to share with you our latest technology that we have to offer, Foot Levelers' Associate™ Platinum digital laser foot scanner. The laser foot scanner allows us to check your feet for problems that could transfer to other areas of your body. Custom orthotics stabilizer your feet giving you the stable foundation you need for a properly aligned body, which helps reduce unnecessary stress and strain on your joints - meaning less pain for you now and in the future! You should have your feet regularly scanned for imbalances that could be causing the pain in your knees, hips, neck, and/or back. Custom orthotics can also help to enhance athletic performance.
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold Laser Therapy is a very effective solution for treating pain and healing injuries without surgery or drugs. Cold laser uses low level light rays to the surface of the tissue and to increase cellular repair and tissue healing. Worldwide medical studies have shown safe and proven relief for many musculoskeletal conditions.
Chiropractic care is especially needed during pregnancy because of the many physical changes the mother's body is going through. Not only is the center of gravity changing because of the added physical weight she is carrying, but the spinal structure becomes more flexible due to hormonal changes which relax the ligaments in the pelvis, preparing the body for stretching during childbirth. In an already unstable spine, that could cause or aggravate spinal problems. Many pregnant women are prone to low back pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome and many other changes. Chiropractic care during pregnancy can provide a natural form of health care without the use the use drugs. Dr. Allison Ross uses a very gentle approach which greatly helps reduce common spinal problems that women go through during pregnancy, so that women can enjoy their pregnancy to the fullest.
Given proper nutrition, the human body has an amazing ability to heal itself. If properly fed and given the right nutrients, the human body is designed to repair itself. To do so, we need to eat a healthier diet, exercise, and take high-quality supplements made from whole foods. Whole food supplements produced by Standard Process, supply our bodies with nutrients we are not getting from our diet, all the vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, and phytonutrients that foods possess in a way that nature intended, in a whole food form.
Our patients are taught exercises designed just for them to help strengthen and correct their own unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home or gym and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction by as much as 30-40%. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.
We often find it helpful to "coach" our patients on certain activities they should avoid or do differently to avoid aggravating their particular health challenge. Our goal is to help every patient achieve a fulfilling and happy lifestyle full of the activities they enjoy most. We recognize that each our patient is a whole person, and help them reach true health and wellness is a collaborate effort between our professionals and our patients.