At Urban Family Chiropractic, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic care to each and every patient. We have included information below about the different chiropractic services offered in our Garden City chiropractic office, but please call us at 912-963-6711 if you have any questions!
The most common procedure performed by doctors of chiropractic is known as achiropractic adjustment. The purpose of adjustment is to correct the vertebral subluxation complex in effort to restore joint mobility, reduce tissue inflammation, and decrease pain and symptoms, all of which increase the ability of the nervous system to function.
X-rays and Examinations
To properly detect, analyze, and correct subluxations, a complete and thorough examination is required, and in most cases, weight bearing x-rays will betaken.
Therapeutic Exercises are done to enhance the effects of the chiropractic adjustments by strengthening weakened muscles and joints caused by the vertebral subluxationcomplex.
Nutritional Evaluation & Supplementation
Throughthe evaluation of nutrition and dietary habits, supplement programs aretailored to the specific wellness goals of each individual. Two-time NobelPrize winner Dr. Paulding wrote that we could increase the quantity and qualityof our life, by 20 years with proper food supplements and other minerals. Ourgoal is to help determine what is best for you.
Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement for to the body. Generally, massage is known to affect the circulation of blood and the flow of blood and lymph, reduce muscular tension or flaccidity, affect the nervous system through stimulation or sedation, and enhance tissue healing.These effects provide a number of benefits
Static and Dynamic Surface Electromyography(sEMG)
This non-invasive scanning technology allows the doctor to measure the effects of chiropractic adjustments over periods of time. The technology reads electrical activity (action potential) in order to measure paraspinal tension, similar to the use of electromyography in EKG/heart rate measurement machines. Alterationsin electrical activity in the paraspinal muscles can shed light on the vertebral subluxations.
Physiotherapy refers to the application of modalities such as ice packs, heat packs, and electric muscle stimulation in effort to relieve symptoms, and enhance the chiropractic adjustments.
Bio Energetic Synchronization (B.E.S.T.)
B.E.S.T.is a non-forceful, energy balancing hands-on procedure used to help reestablishthe full healing potential of the body. Understanding the body makes no mistakes regarding health and longevity,B.E.S.T. principles acknowledge the concept of interference we create with ourconscious mind. This interference causes an imbalance in the autonomic nervoussystem leading to exhaustion of our organ systems over time. B.E.S.T. isrecognized as a leading healing technique nationwide.