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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Snapping Hip / Coxa Saltans

April 30th, 2012

Snap, crackle, pop.  If you hear these noises more often from your hips than your cereal bowl then you might have a farily common problem known as snapping hip /coxa saltans, or "dancer's hip" (how many names does one condition need?). What the heck is snapping hip anyway?  Well it's pretty simple to describe in...

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Low Back Pain

September 26th, 2011

Back pain is a nearly ubiquitous problem that will affect around 80 percent of us at some point in our lives. The most typical form of back pain that affects patients is referred to as uncomplicated mechanical back pain, which is to say that the pain is not related to something more sinister in nature...

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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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