What’s the difference between gentle chiropractic and traditional chiropractic? It’s all in the technique used. Overall, both approaches seek to relieve musculoskeletal pain and promote optimal health. However, they differ in their methods of achieving these goals. At Advanced Wellness Solutions, we provide patients with options tailored to their specific needs and preferences. There are […]
Gentle chiropractic care techniques have many advantages over traditional chiropractic care. There are over 150 different chiropractic techniques 1 chiropractors can use to treat pain and alleviate other symptoms. Gentle chiropractic uses techniques that don’t require you to be twisted into a pretzel. There’s no twisting, snapping, or wrestling involved. Gentle chiropractic is more comfortable and causes less soreness while providing excellent results.
Gentle chiropractic provides maximum results in minimal visits.
If you think that getting adjusted means being twisted like a pretzel and snapped, cracked and popped, good news! Advanced Wellness Solutions offers gentle chiropractic care. We know that traditional chiropractic techniques are not for everyone. If you’re suffering from arthritis pain, don’t like feeling sore after an adjustment or if you’re apprehensive about traditional chiropractic care, consider trying gentle chiropractic.
Gentle Chiropractic Care Techniques
Many gentle chiropractic techniques are performed within the passive range of joint motion. This unique form of chiropractic care can provide maximum benefit with minimal visits. Some of the gentle chiropractic techniques offered at Advanced Wellness Solutions are Activator, Flexion-distraction, and SOT.
An Activator is hand-held adjusting instrument that delivers a high velocity, low amplitude precise impulse. This precision chiropractic adjustment is safe, effective and gentle for the patient.
Flexion-Distraction or Cox Technique:
Flexion distraction uses gentle, rhythmic movements to relieve pain and improve function in the lower back, neck and legs. Patients lie upon a specially designed, adjustable treatment table. The chiropractor uses his or her hands to apply pressure and stretch the spine. The patient feels a gentle stretching motion which many find relaxing.
The SOT technique, or Sacro-Occipital Technique, is a manual manipulation that uses special blocks in a precise configuration. This helps to restore proper alignment and function to the spinal column and pelvis. It is gentle and low impact. This technique is gentle and effective for many patients.
Gentle chiropractic provides maximum results in minimal visits. It is available at Advanced Wellness Solutions. If you would like to explore gentle chiropractic care, call our office today. We can help you get on the path to better health and pain free living.