Trigger point injections are injections that are used to treat painful areas of the muscles or knots that have formed from the muscles not relaxing. These points can irritate the surrounding nerves and cause pain felt in another area of the body.CALL FOR APPOINTMENT
Sub-occipital nerve block is used to treat headaches and migraines. 2% lidocaine is used for this nerve block. A small needle is placed around the occipital nerves which are found in the back of the neck.
Platelet-rich plasma uses injections of a concentration of a patient’s own platelets to increase the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. This procedure involves the removal of the patient’s own blood and separating the blood by the use of a centrifuge machine before re-injecting the blood into the injured site. Platelet-rich plasma allows your body to heal itself.
Lipo-mino injections are used for weight-loss. These injections can be administered weekly with the monitoring of weight loss. They should be used in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise. Lipo-mino injections contain methionine, inositol, choline, carotene, B1, B2, B6, and Hydroxocobalamin.
IV Therapy contains a variety of vitamins to help support the immune system and can better help hydrate a person. Prior to these infusions, a person should complete lab work with a BUN and BMP work-up included. Each infusion also includes a 500ml bag of normal saline. These infusions can take 1-2 hours to complete and can be given weekly. Patients with renal or liver disease would not be candidates for these infusions.
Chiropractic treatment is primarily used as a pain relief alternative for muscles, joints, bones, and connective tissue, such as cartilage, ligaments, and tendons. It is sometimes used in conjunction with conventional medical treatment.
ROM testing is most commonly used to measure movement of the ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows, wrists, and fingers. Measurements are taken on consecutive occasions to assess any change over time. They are used to determine whether an individual’s ROM is within the expected range.
Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, consisting primarily of manual (hands-on) techniques such as applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and moving muscles and body tissues.
Physical therapy is the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery.