Sunday, September 27, 2009

Top 5 myths about chiropractors # 1 (2-5 to come)


#1. All chiropractors do is manipulate or adjust (“crack backs”)

     Chiropractors go through extensive training in learning different forms of manipulation. Furthermore, our education incorporates the physiology, biomechanics and reasoning behind spinal manipulative therapy. However, it is not all we do.

     Depending on your injury and the goals of the chiropractor in the treatment plan you may not even get manipulated. Certain conditions actually are contraindications to receiving manipulation such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and extensive corticosteroid use.

     Surgeons often attempt to achieve the same goals with different forms of surgery all the time. This same analogy can be used for chiropractors. Depending on which chiropractor you see there may be different tools in their tool box. Just to name a few techniques which we practice:



Graston Technique           Active Release Therapy
Myofascial Release Therapy            Trigenics
Activator Technique           Thompson Technique
Logan Technique            Gonstead Technique
Mulligan Mobilizations            Kinesio Taping
Acupuncture           Proprioceptive Training
Rehabilitation Protocols            Orthotic prescription

Modalities such as : Shockwave Therapy, Russian Stim (EMS), Ultrasound, IFC, Microcurrent, Laser Therapy, TENS

    Case involving both acupuncture and kinesio taping
   
     To understand more which therapy is best for you talk to your local chiropractor and figure out which techniques they practice. Also check out some of the links provided at the end of this article. Any questions please comment. Chiropractor Myth # 2 Myth # 3

Dr. Wayne Button, BSc, DC
Graston Technique Provider
In Balance Chiropractic and Health Centre
2034 St. Joseph Blvd
Orleans, Ontario
K1C 1E6
www.inbalancechiro.ca
inbalancechiropractic@bellnet.ca
Tel (613)-837-8885

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