ChiropracticChiropractic - is the art and science of assessing for subtle changes in the motion and position of the spine and correcting it. This subtle loss of motion or malposition of the vertebrae increases inflammation in the joints around the nerves of the central nervous system, there by affecting the function of the organ or system the nerves supply. The nerves of the central nervous system supply essential information for the function and vitality of the human body. If you think about these nerves like a garden hose any time there is pressure (inflammation) on a hose it will decrease its efficiency in delivering the water (information).

The American Chiropractic Association says -“Doctors of Chiropractic often referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians – practice a drug-free, hands-on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling.” Read more ›››

nutritionClinical Nutrition - The Doctors of South Towne Chiropractic utilizes Nutricuticals, clinical strength nutritional supplements with ingredients derived form nature, to support the body's natural ability to over come most conditions. Some of the more common nutritional interventions include protocols for Thyroid Disorders, Diabetes, Weight loss, Adrenal Fatigue, Depression/ Anxiety and even the Common Cold. They employ everything from function test to blood and saliva evaluation to determine the appropriate nutritional protocol for each individual patients presentation.

Functional Medicine - The Institute for Functional Medicine states “Functional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century. By shifting the traditional disease-centered focus of medical practice to a more patient-centered approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening to their histories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. In this way, functional medicine supports the unique expression of health and vitality for each individual.” Read more ›››

sportsSports Medicine - The doctors of South Towne Chiropractic work with athletes of all proficiencies, from professional to high school, on a regular basis, helping them gain and maintain their performance goals. They utilized advanced nutrition, exercise/rehab protocols along with performance Kinesio®-Taping to obtain optimal performance, injury prevention and improved recovery when necessary.

Acupuncture - Acupuncture is one of the primary means of treatment in traditional Chinese Medicine. The use of a very tinny needle is inserted along the meridians (energy pathways) of the body to stimulate or turn down the effects of “CHI” (the energy of the body) in the body. It is used for pain control as well as many other conditions.

“The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends acupuncture as an effective treatment for over forty medical problems, including allergies, respiratory conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, gynecological problems, nervous conditions, and disorders of the eyes, nose and throat, and childhood illnesses, among others. Acupuncture has been used in the treatment of alcoholism and substance abuse. It is an effective and low-cost treatment for headaches and chronic pain, associated with problems like back injuries and arthritis. It has also been used to supplement invasive Western treatments like chemotherapy and surgery. Acupuncture is generally most effective when used as prevention or before a health condition becomes acute, but it has been used to help patients suffering from cancer and AIDS. Acupuncture is limited in treating conditions or traumas that require surgery or emergency care (such as for broken bones).” Read more ›››

injectionMassage - At South Towne Chiropractic we have a phenomenal Massage Therapist trained to take care of all of you muscle aches and pains! They are trained in relaxation massage as well as corrective soft tissue techniques that are lets just say “not relaxing” but highly effective at getting the patient better in conjunction with all the other therapies in our office.

Injection Therapy (Prolotherapy) - Injection of natural substances for pain relief and treatment of Trigger points. Trigger points are chronic adhesion in the muscle that lead to pain that can when elicited radiate to other parts of the body. Common symptoms of trigger points include headaches, arm pain and much more.

cold-laserCold Laser Therapy - Is a relatively new technology but is producing major results in the reduction of pain, recovery times, inflammation. It works by penetrating the muscle and activating the cells natural ability to heal, by increasing is production of energy. This process helps tissues heal, decreases inflammation and reduces pain. Cold Laser Therapy is often used for soft tissue injuries, pain associated with arthritis, and chronic disc pain just to name a few.

muscle stimulusPhysiotherapy and Modalities - Here at South Towne Chiropractic we take a multifaceted approach to your health, and in doing so we will take advantage of physiotherapy techniques like stretching and exercises. As well as multiple modalities like Ultrasound Therapy (US), Electoronic Muscle Stim (EMS), Hydrotherapy, and even Mechanical Traction if it is necessary for the patient. We have many tools in our toolbox and will use what ever is necessary for each patient to see maximum results from their care in our office.