At each of HealthSource Chiropractic's hundreds of locations throughout the country, chiropractors, licensed massage therapists, and physical therapists work together to treat and prevent chronic aches and pains. By combining chiropractic adjustments with strengthening therapy in a technique the center dubs "progressive rehab," specialists can both ease pain and take steps to ensure it doesn't return. This body-care methodology also incorporates whole-body wellness, which focuses on prevention of pain and maintaining a nutritious lifestyle. Therapists not only assist clients in achieving optimal health, but also tend to back pain, neck pain headache, sciatica, fibromyalgia and other common concerns.
By manually manipulating his patient's spines, Doctor of Chiropractic Benjamin Johnson alleviates chronic aches and pains, improves range of motion, and restores balance to the nervous system. He and his team complement chiropractic adjustments with other wellness services, such as regimens of therapeutic exercises and nutritional suggestions.
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It runs in the family. Nationally certified doctor of chiropractic Michael Abromovitz follows in the homeopathic caregiving footsteps of his father, medical doctor Alan M. Abromovitz. While Alan was a founding member of the Arizona Board of Homeopathic and Integrated Medicine Examiners, Michael founded Gilbert Chiropractic and Acupuncture Clinic. There, he addresses underlying causes of symptoms, rather than just the symptoms themselves, in private treatment rooms or in a physical-therapy-treatment bay. It’s not just about taking care of a nagging injury or a chronic ache—Michael plies his trade for a more enduring and ever-present sense of health and well-being.
In order to accomplish that bigger kind of health, Michael, Alan, and their team use both high technology, such as x-rays, and the oldest technology of all, the human hands. Their talented massage therapists put to work five modalities ranging from deep tissue to trigger-point therapy. Another keystone of the practice is their spinal-decompression therapy—a chiropractic technique that expands the spine, making it easier to return bulging disks and vertebrae back in place. The technique is popular with Michael and his staff, who use it to treat everything from back pain to spinal arthritis. Their other services include acupuncture treatments, but exclude having a professional baker slather your back with blueberries and knead your back muscles like so many pie crusts.
A victim of painful, debilitating migraines, BreAnn had trouble concentrating in class and often missed school. She visited several doctors and neurologists who suggested prescription drugs to mask her pain, but her parents refused to turn to medication. Years flew by without a helpful diagnosis until BreAnn's dad—injured from a biking accident—saw a chiropractor for his own pain. That same chiropractor was able to solve the mystery behind BreAnn's misery: a badly misaligned cervical vertebra, sustained during a car accident at the age of five.
Fast-forward to today. BreAnn’s peers now know her as Dr. Moddes, the lead chiropractor at Trinity Health Center. Given her history, it's no surprise that she specializes in auto accidents, back and neck pain, and spinal injuries. During initial consultations, Dr. Moddes clearly and carefully explains the causes and effects of pain, injury, and naps in cramped overhead storage compartments, before outlining possible treatment options, such as manual adjustments, physiotherapy, mechanical traction, or electrical stimulation. For instances of chronic pain, she might also prescribe a session with a licensed massage therapist, or perhaps acupuncture. Though Dr. Moddes fields all concerns regarding the spine, Trinity Health Center also provides auxiliary services, from nutritional counseling to microcurrent facials.
Wellness through a balanced approach to healthcare. This is the philosophy at Gilbert Physical Medicine, a multi-disciplinary facility dedicated to treating and determining the causes of clients' symptoms. The center can accomplish such goals thanks to its well-rounded staff, which includes a medical director, family nurse practitioner, rehabilitation technician, and multiple chiropractic physicians. With the help of diagnostic resources—including x-ray equipment and ultrasound technology—the team works together to assess each client's concerns and devise an appropriate treatment regimen.
Chiropractic care forms the core of Gilbert Physical Medicine's services. By restoring alignment to the spine's vertebrae, the staff ensures that the body's central nervous system can function with minimal interference, which can help alleviate chronic pains while jump-starting natural healing processes. Additionally, the chiropractors can recommend a number of corrective exercises that help treat muscular conditions, and even provide lifestyle coaching that encourages visitors to adjust their daily practices outside the facility. Gilbert Physical Medicine continues to embrace new healthcare techniques as well, as demonstrated by its use of the Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block procedure to relieve all manner of headaches.