Francis Chiropractic offers a variety of treatments to help get you back to feeling your very best. Take a look below to view a snapshot of the range of services we provide and how we can best assist you on your health journey.
A Chiropractic adjustment is the use of a specific force in a precise direction that helps normalize spinal function. The adjustment is applied to a joint that is fixated, “locked up”, or not moving properly. Adjustments help return the bones to a more normal position or motion, restoring body’s natural healing.
Massage Therapy can be a very effective treatment for sore muscles after a chiropractic adjustments. For this reason, there are several massage therapists onsite to schedule a massage in conjunction with your adjustment.
Please call them directly to schedule your massage appointment.
Electrical Muscle Stimulation is a therapy that sends a comfortable, minute electrical impulse deep into the muscle tissue. This is effective in relaxing muscle spasms, increasing local blood circulation, and maintaining or increasing range of motion. Simply put, this therapy relieves pain and speeds up the healing process.
Ultrasound is a very effective therapy at penetrating and breaking up scar tissue. We utilize ultrasound on many different injuries from back pain to neck pain. It is also very effective in treating injuries such as tendonitis, sprains, and strains. The sound waves from the ultrasound machine penetrate your skin through an applied gel. The sound waves continue through muscles, tendons, and ligaments breaking up scar tissue along the way. This cellular massage helps break up the injured tissue and drawing blood flow deep into the muscle bone interface. This deep blood flow helps heal deep injuries and increases the rate of recovery for many injuries that are stubborn in nature.
Therapeutic exercises are movements and physical activities designed to restore function and flexibility, improve strength and decrease pain. At Francis Chiropractic, we believe that it is extremely beneficial to incorporate rehabilitative and therapeutic exercises in your treatment plan to enhance recovery and reduce reinjuries.
Radiographs, or x-rays, are an essential tool in the chiropractic office. An x-ray allows us to determine if a patient’s condition is treatable in our office. We rule out fracture, tumors, etc., with the use of x-ray. This is important because our primary responsibility is to make sure that we are the proper treating physician because if we are not, we are going to send the patient to a healthcare practitioner that can most appropriately serve their needs. X-rays also show us postural alignment and degenerative changes that can help us assist in treating the patient’s condition more specifically so that we can give them the most effective care for long term recovery.
Healing in the body happens from the inside out. Proper diet and proper whole food based nutritional supplements as essential to this process. We will assist you in improving your diet and guide you to the proper supplements to enhance your healing.
This therapy is useful in the treatment of neck and back pain, as well as pinched nerves and sciatic pain. Decompression therapy provides a weighted mechanical traction that decompresses the disc tissue and helps release pressure on the nerve. A session takes 12-15 minutes and is very relaxing. This therapy effectively treats sciatica, facet syndrome, spinal stenosis, ruptured discs and spinal degeneration.
Light therapy is a treatment that emits photons (light) in very specific regions that are absorbed deep into the tissue resulting in tissue repair, pain reduction, and accelerated decrease of inflammation. Treatments are fast (3-5 minutes) and easy to apply. Light therapy effectively treats acute injuries as well as arthritis, headaches, carpal tunnel, tennis elbow/tendonitis, back pain, plantar fasciitis, and TMJ pain.
The Kinesio Taping® Method is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.
Detoxing is a great tool in enhancing overall health and wellness. The body actually has internal detoxification processes within the liver. The Standard Process detox program is designed to feed the body necessary nutrients to allow the body to do what it naturally does. This program provides a gentle detox associated with dietary changes for 10 to 28 days, depending on your needs. See Dr. Dan or Dr. Jean about the SP detox protocol today!
Graston technique is tool-assisted soft tissue work. Metal tools used to breakup scar tissue in the musculature are extremely effective at speeding up healing. We have been seeing this technique and others similar for over two decades.
A device used to deliver chiropractic adjustments. It is a very useful tool when we are treating broken ribs, the elderly, or infant children. We can vary the impulse that the activator delivers. It is a nice option in many situations that we encounter throughout the day to help us deliver a patient’s manipulation that we would not be able to do manually for one reason or another.
“The staff at Francis Chiropractic truly cares about you the person. They are caring, efficient and enjoyable people that treat you like family.”
“Dan, Jean and their staff are like a family. Caring, and concerned about “You” the person. A very comfortable environment.”
“Dr Dan is Excellent! I’ve tried a lot of chiropractors over the years & he’s one of the best!”
“I’ve never had a better chiropractor (both husband and wife are excellent) and I’ve both lived in many places and used the services of many different chiropractors. The staff is warm and professional. Their goal is to get you feeling better. I would strongly recommend them.”
“Dr Dan and Jean have helped me through pregnancy, labor/delivery, and hip pain from running. As an Acupuncturist myself, I respect their level of education and clinical experience. I just can’t say enough about the professional healthcare they offer our community!”