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Sports Recovery Treatment

January 14th, 2015

**SORRY ABOUT THE VOMIT INDUCING CAMERA MOVES** I offer sports/activity recovery visits that utilize a couple of devices to help my patients avoid muscle soreness and fatigue. The MarcPro muscle stimulation unit can be placed in a variety of locations to create a comfortable muscle pulsing. This pulsing helps muscles clear out some of the …

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Functional Dry Needling

June 24th, 2013

Are you sick and tired of nagging muscle aches and pains? A new service offered here at Assurance Chiropractic may be the answer you are looking for. Functional Dry Needling (FDN) is a fantastic tool for the treatment of a wide variety of soft tissues including (but not limited to) myofascial trigger points (those annoying …

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The Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

March 28th, 2013

A new service called the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is now available here at Assurance Chiropractic! This short blog will discuss what the screen is, what the results mean, and how you can benefit from the information that the screen provides. The FMS is a tool that was developed by Gray Cook, a well-respected physical …

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Kinesiotaping (K-Tape / RockTape)

September 8th, 2011

A new form of athletic taping was developed and introduced by Japanese chiropractor Kenzo Kase in the 1970’s, which he dubbed Kinesio taping.  Since then, this brightly colored tape (boring beige, bold black, brilliant blue and “we swear it’s red” but is actually pink) has been adorned by athletes at the highest level, weekend warriors …

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Low Level Light Therapy (aka Cold Laser)

July 29th, 2011

Physicians of all backgrounds throughout time have recognized the healing power of light.  Things like the implementation of sun rooms in hospitals to personal light boxes have been used to effectively treat diseases from tuberculosis to depression.  New technologies have been developed over the years to harness the power of different wavelengths of light to …

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Graston Soft Tissue Manipulation

May 16th, 2011

Instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation (IASTM) has been around in some form or another going back as far as ancient Chinese medicine known as Gua Sha.  The premise is to utilize some sort of tool to get to tissue layers that are otherwise inaccessible to the practitioner using only their hands.  Graston® Technique utilizes six …

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Chiropractic Adjustments

May 7th, 2011

With the grand opening of the clinic under my belt I figured I would take some time to explain in more detail just what I do here at Assurance Chiropractic.  So over the next few months I will be writing some short articles about the therapies that I offer and their potential benefits.  The obvious …

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