A chiropractic adjustment is a therapeutic procedure of spinal manipulation. It is noninvasive and performed manually by a chiropractor. The vertebrae are adjusted using specific techniques to relieve pain and restore correct functioning of the nervous system.
Physical therapy is an allied health profession that improves your ability to function in everyday life. Common areas of intervention in the body include knees, shoulders, and hips. Restoring mobility in the body after an injury is our main use case for physical therapy at NuView Health Medical.
Massage is manual manipulation of the body’s soft tissues in an effort to relieve stress and pain. To explain, all your soft tissues depend on good circulation to maintain optimal function. Massage increases this circulation; in turn releasing serotonin, preventing fibrosis, and increasing the flow of lymph.
A procedure based on the medical system Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Acupuncture works by improving the body’s flow of energy. This energy is called “Qi” and travels along meridians in your body. When needles are inserted in the skin along a meridian, it produces a favorable biological response.
Dry needling is an alternative medicine technique that treats hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscle. It’s goal is to correct dysfunction of skeletal muscle through insertion of solid filiform needles. It is also known as myofascial trigger point dry needling because of it’s effect on myofascial pain syndrome. Dry needling is a modern adaptation of traditional acupuncture treatment and there is no medication on the needles.
Spinal decompression therapy is a non-surgical method for relieving pressure that occurs in the spinal column. The patient is placed into a harness on a traction table, and then, gentle force is used through phases of distraction and relaxation to isolate affected discs. Patients rarely feel pain during the traction process.
Known for being a special division of the healthcare sector, sports medicine has the objective of treating physical ailments caused by sports injuries. It is also the objective of sports medicine to keep athletes as healthy as possible, even if an injury has not occurred.
The most common diagnostic imaging service for the human body is projectional radiography, or simply termed “X-Ray”. It produces a 2 dimensional image of which a chiropractor can evaluate an area of the spine (i.e. cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccygeal).