Dr. Rachel has been trained in the prestigious Gonstead system of adjusting. This is one of the most difficult techniques to learn as it is very specific in its force in effort to minimize twisting & torsion of the spine to expedite the healing process. We also offer other great techniques such as: Motion Palpation, Chiropractic Biophysics, Instrument Adjusting (ideal for babies & osteoporotic patients), spinal traction, and myofascial release.
Neck and back care during pregnancy is safe, gentle and reduces pain. Special gentle techniques are utilized to allow room for a developing baby and increased comfort for the mother.
During the process of birth the bones of the skull shift upon one another to allow passage through the birth canal. Vacuum extraction, forceps delivery, or maneuvering during a C-section can traumatically torsion delicate head and neck structures. A growing spine has not completely ossified (become fused as bone) and is susceptible to cartilaginous compromise. Kids are notorious for slips and falls, as well as outright trauma. Gentle adjusting forces and cranio-sacral work is used to address these issues. Neonates and Children respond very fast to chiropractic, and generally require less care.
Whole and organic foods are always the best way to provide your body what it needs to function properly, but many times nutritional supplementation is needed. In times of physiological stress, toxicity and injury, supplements are helpful for biochemical repair and function. We only use whole food and pharmaceutical grade products from trusted companies.