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Chiropractic Care

Spine modelIf you’ve been elsewhere to help with your pain, but the results just didn’t come, then we welcome you to our practice. We’re usually the last hope with the greatest results!

If chiropractic is new to you, you’re probably wondering what it’s all about. Let’s take a look.

A Focus on the Spine & Nervous System

As the world’s third largest health profession, chiropractic is unique in that it pays particular focus on the spine and the nervous system of the individual. To achieve optimal health, we look at areas of the spine that have problems. These are called subluxations or spinal segments that are misaligned or not working properly.

These misalignments have an effect on your movement, your pain and also the nervous system. A subluxation distorts the communication loop between your brain and your body. We constantly look for these subluxations throughout your spine and specifically look at the primary ones. Usually, we will find the subluxations at the top of the neck or the base of the spine.

The adjustment is a very fast thrust—a specific force to a specific segment, in a specific direction. That will correct the subluxation and the mobility of that segment will be improved to enhance the communication up to the brain.

Dr Jo (Chiropractor) has developed a unique protocol for assessing neurological issues and correcting spinal dysfunction over the decade that he’s been a chiropractor. He will use one or more of the following in a unique way.

We have three different adjusting styles we can use.

The Activator® – This instrument produces a very fast adjustment. Did you know that an adjustment needs to be done in under 200 milliseconds to affect the brain optimally? The Activator adjusts in about 5-10 milliseconds. It’s consistent, very fast and incredibly gentle.

Thompson Drop – If a person has an issue that’s between a neurologic and structural one, we would look at Thompson Drop. This technique provides speed and recoil.

Diversified – For those with more structural issues, we would look more at using Diversified, a manual technique, for correction.

Dr Jo will also check for postural distortion or any adverse curvatures of the spine such as scoliosis. He will feel for any tight or restricted areas of the spine, and will listen for any indications of pain such as an “ouch.” Often a subluxation will have a restriction of movement and pain will be associated with tenderness on pressure.

He will be able to see if there’s imbalance in the way your body is working on one side compared to the other. After we get everything working more in balance, and the communication loop between the brain and body is less distorted, Dr Jo can then start providing you with simple yet highly effective exercises to do at home.

In addition to chiropractic care, we offer the following therapies:

  • Acupuncture
  • Dry needling

  • Fascial release (soft tissue work)
  • Laser therapy

Schedule an Appointment

Take that first step towards feeling your best. Contact THRIVE Chiropractic today to book an appointment!

Chiropractic Care Bourne, Stamford LIN | 01778 309811