Chiropractic care has been traditionally used to help with aches and pains, but it can also help improve your body's communication with your brain.
A vertebral subluxation affects the communication ability of nerves between the brain and body. It is a stress response - usually to some type of trauma - that causes spinal bones to lock up and negatively impact the nerves in the surrounding area. Since the nervous system controls so much of the body, and nerve impulses travel through the spine, it’s imperative for both brain and body health that spinal subluxations be corrected. Chiropractic care can help repair damage caused by subluxations.
In addition to treatment for subluxations, Dr. Roddy's chiropractic program also helps those suffering from back and neck pain, headaches and stress.
Dr. Roddy works with patients of all ages, including children, and his program includes techniques designed to help you achieve optimal health as quickly as possible.
Dr. Roddy has decades of experience as a chiropractor and he specializes in the Activator Method of chiropractic care, a state of the art adjustment technique. The Activator Method is a low-force approach, using the Activator Adjusting Instrument. This handheld device allows for quick and gentle adjustments, which makes it especially ideal for young children and the elderly. By using the device, Dr. Roddy is able to treat the source of your pain quickly and comfortably with precision, without twisting and cracking your bones.
We teach our patients how to perform special "blueprint" exercises which can help strengthen and correct the irregularities in their body which may be causing pain. Many of these corrective exercises can actually be performed in the comfort of your own home to help improve the effectiveness of your chiropractic care and spinal correction plan. In addition to skeletal misalignment, you may be experiencing pain that is caused by muscles and connective tissues which are out of their proper place. Other types of pain such as back pain, neck pain, and headaches are caused by muscles and tissues that are being used improperly, causing injuries over time. In each case, targeted corrective exercises and stretches from our experienced chiropractor will help you feel good while also helping your body achieve balance and health.
Massage therapy does more than make you feel good, it can actually help your body achieve balance and health. Our chiropractic office has provided these services in the past and are hoping to have them as a complementary service to your chiropractic care again soon! Massage therapy offers a natural approach to relieve musculoskeletal pain for many patients. The benefits of massage therapy may include the increase of blood circulation, a localized reduction in swelling and the relaxation of muscles. Massage has been known to relieve muscle pain and spasms, increase a patient's range of motion, while also aiding in a patient's recovery. We highly recommend it as a continuation on your road to a better you!