Ever since humans evolved necks, they have craned them to look at the stars, making astronomy the oldest profession and chiropractic the second oldest. Align yourself for continued constellation scoping with today's Groupon to Peninsula Pain and Rehabilitation Center in Newport News. Choose between the following options:
For $45, you get a four-visit chiropractic-treatment package (a $510 total value). The package includes:
- One consultation, evaluation, and set of x-rays (a $180 value)
- One follow-up visit to share results of consultation and an initial chiropractic adjustment (an $80 value)
- Two treatment appointments, which include chiropractic adjustments, exercise instruction, and mechanical rolling traction (a $125 value each)
For $29, you get three hydrotherapy massages (an $81 value).
At Peninsula Pain and Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Michael S. Cook oversees a comforting carte of machine-delivered and hands-on services. For chiropractic patients, Dr. Cook wields experienced hands to straighten spinal misalignments and poor posture while alleviating bodily aches. On the initial visit, a staffer conducts a medical consultation before clients undergo two x-rays of self-reported painful spots, such as the neck, lower back, or the site of a recent breakup with a personal walking stick. Over the next three visits, the doctor draws upon his findings to tailor a regimen of chiropractic adjustments and mechanical rolling traction to each patient’s pains while also prescribing beneficial exercises for at-home improvements. After a trio of reparative appointments, clients may note a boost in muscular range of motion and flexibility as well as a decrease in muscle tension at the rhomboid’s weekly dinner party.
The hydrotherapy treatment coalesces heat, water, and rhythmic massage to diminish muscular pains and spasms. Patrons repose atop an automated AquaMed systems bed, which kneads achy spots with heated pulses of water. This pressure coaxes the body to release its two natural painkillers, endorphins and chocolate-scented pheromones, to boost overall feel-good vibes. While reducing pain, hydrotherapy can also bolster patients’ oxygen intake, range of motion, and circulatory health.
Peninsula Pain & Rehabilitation Center
Dr. Michael Cook sees a person's health directly correlating with the condition of their nervous system. Following this logic, virtually every illness and ailment can be traced to the spinal cord, which transmits electric signals between the brain and the body's complex system of blinking traffic lights. Though skilled in such far-reaching, drug-free techniques as acupuncture and Gua Sha, Dr. Cook and his team primarily focus on chronic pain in the neck and lower back. Dr. Cook thoroughly examines spines to assuage soreness, hunting for herniated discs with hands and x-rays before nudging them into place with adjustments or taking pressure off with gentle, FDA-cleared lumbar decompression techniques. Dry hydrotherapy beds augment pain relief by massaging muscles from behind a waterproof barrier with a series of warm-water jets, which knead away tension and boost circulation as they rove over the back.