When aches and pains become too bothersome, many people go to see a chiropractor in an attempt to get the pain relief they need. Whether they come from right around the corner in Cedar Falls or come to us from nearby Waterloo, many are surprised by just how diverse our options are at Schofield Chiropractic Group. Here are some of the services we offer.
The cornerstone of chiropractic care is spinal manipulative therapy, which is used to repair dysfunctional joints. It helps with many types of injuries as well as discomforts of everyday life including arthritis and inflammation. We use various instruments and advanced methods to help support more traditional methods to help each patient find the right combination of treatment methods for the best possible results.
While chiropractic care is known for its "hands-on" approach, the Graston Technique uses instruments to mobilize soft tissues. Our chiropractor, Dr. John Schofield, is specifically trained in this method of care. By using this method, our chiropractor can break down fascial restrictions and scar tissue. This treatment method is effective for treating conditions including chronic inflammation and soft tissue fibrosis.
Ultrasound heals tissues by using sound waves to increase cellular activity. This improves blood flow and reduces irritation in the nerve roots. It is a common method of treatment for sports injuries.
Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill
An air chamber is inflated around the body to achieve "unweighting," a technique that makes the user feel like they are at a lighter bodyweight while they are on a specialized treadmill. Users can decrease body weight as low as 20% of their actual weight. This is an excellent method of facilitating low-impact exercise.
Physiotherapy helps our patients improve their range of motion. It uses physical approaches to restore, maintain and promote physical and mental well-being and improve health.
By targeting trigger points, dry needling is an effective way to reduce pain in specific areas. The needles release tension, inflammation and pressure in the muscles that have caused pain. The results will lead to an improved range of motion and immediate pain relief.
Healing isn't just about what your chiropractor does. It is also about what you do. By performing prescribed corrective exercises, you can rehabilitate a variety of injuries and develop your strength to minimize your chances of being injured again in the future.
Nutrition and Lifestyle Advice
From dietary changes to avoid migraines and other headaches to adding meditation to your daily routine to help keep stress under control, we will look at what might be off in your life and help provide the direction you need to fix it. Nutrition and lifestyle advice can also help improve the quality of your sleep.
Chiropractor in Cedar Falls and Waterloo
To learn more about our chiropractic services or to schedule an appointment, call us at (319) 277-5616.