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Consultation, History, and Physical Examination

This is a comprehensive health examination to determine if Chiropractic is the appropriate approach to your needs. Before any treatment is rendered, the doctor must evaluate you. Time will be spent getting to know you and your health history. At this appointment any previous radiology exams done should be brought to review.

The exam will vary depending on an individuals condition and health status. This is also essential in accurately diagnosing your condition and if other exams need to be ordered (Lab work, x-rays, CAT scans or MRIs).

Chiropractic Adjustment

After a thorough examination, if warranted, your 1st adjustment can be made the same day. The doctor will discuss your condition, goals and care plan to optimize your spinal health. The intent of the Chiropractic Adjustment is to restore joint mobility delivered by the hands of the Chiropractor. This is a gentle and specific treatment delivered manually or with an instrument.

 

The adjustment to the affected joints help restore mobility, alleviate pain, reduces muscle tightness, and optimizes spinal health. This is a great conservative approach that embraces a holistic alternative therapy. Chiropractic care is a safe and medication free treatment for numerous musculoskeletal conditions. 

At our office, we take a holistic approach to treatment. Our highly trained physicians administer a range of treatments and preventative approaches that are tailored to each individual patient.

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Pediatric Chiropractic

As a mother, Dr. Flores sees first hand how important it is to take good care of a new growing spine. Chiropractic care for children and babies is underrated and so necessary! She had the pleasure of adjusting her daughter at 2 days old. With this incredible gift, she see's how it can affect a child's wellbeing positively. Pediatric adjustments are safe, gentle, and can really impact your child's health. Dr. Flores performs light manual adjustments and sometimes utilizes an instrument (Activator) to deliver the adjustment. The Doctor has found a passion working on children and aiding in growing healthy spines. She is continuing education on Perinatal & Pediatric care.

 

Children respond favorably and quickly to chiropractic for wellness. Some children come in for help with asthma, torticollis, nursing difficulties, colic, constipation, bedwetting, ear infections, and poor posture among other things. While Chiropractic does not treat conditions or disease it restores neurological and biomechanical function to the spine. This helps support healthy children thrive into adulthood. Promoting proper growth and development can reduce health challenges that result from neuromuscular imbalances. Chiropractic care in children also encourages nerve and brain development (neural plasticity).

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Perinatal Chiropractic

Perinatal chiropractic is a directed at caring for mamas through pregnancy and post partum. Chiropractic adjustments help the body to function optimally during these important phases of motherhood. 

Pre-conception care is aimed at decreasing nervous system dysfunction to aide in conception. Post partum care helps mamas strained muscles, ligaments and joints recover. Mamas who have just given birth are adapting to the new normal, structurally. It is imperative to align spine to improve healing and decrease pain.

  

Dr. Flores is certified and trained in the Webster Technique, which is a specific protocol to analyze and adjust the pelvis. This is a sought out technique specifically for pregnant woman. The Goal of this specific analysis is to reduce the effects of sacral/SI joint subluxation. In doing so, neuro-biomechanical function can be facilitated to allow the pelvis to naturally progress throughout the pregnancy. Achieving optimal pelvic alignment can help decrease intrauterine constraint. This can allow the baby to prepare for the best birthing position naturally. Chiropractic care during pregnancy has been shown to reduce labor times, decrease pain during labor and increase healing time postpartum.

Dr. Flores is well versed in fitting expectant mothers with pelvic SI belts, stretch instruction and Specific Kinesiology taping to reduce pelvic dysfunction.

Physiotherapeutic Modalities

Depending on how individuals are presenting , numerous modalities are available to help in the rehabilitation process. Each treatment plan is tailored and unique for each individual patient. These other therapies are supplemental to the primary course of treatment, the chiropractic adjustment.

Therapies & Modalities offered:

  • Heat & Ice Therapy - to aide with muscle tension and inflammation

  • Muscular Electrical Stimulation - to aide with acute pain

  • Ultrasound Therapy - to aide with swelling, decrease pain and increase circulation

  • Stretches & Unique Exercise Plans -  to aide in relaxing tight muscles and strengthen weak muscles

  • Kinesiology taping - to aide in stabilization of joints, muscles and tendons as well as decreasing swelling.

  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization - utilizes tools to break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions in soft tissue.

  • Cupping Therapy - utilizes local suction via "cups" to stimulate muscles by increasing blood circulation

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Additional Services

At our office, the doctor believes in treating the whole body rather than treating an injury or medical issue in isolation. That’s why we offer an extensive range of services to help improve movement and function.

  • Virtual Consultations (No Fee)

  • Kinesiology Taping

  • Cupping Sessions 

  • Telemedicine for Individual Stretch Program 

  • Concierge On Call - the doctor can come to YOU for emergency or wellness care at an additional fee. (Service + Traveling fee)

  • Health Products