The human spine is flexible enough to withstand a variety of activities, including early-morning stretches and late-night limbos under mall-security lasers. Give a hard-working backbone a tune-up with today's Groupon: for $49, you get a chiropractic-and-acupuncture-therapy package at January Chiropractic & Acupuncture (a $400 total value). The package includes:
- An initial consultation and exam (a $150 value)
- X-rays (a $200 value)
- Therapy, adjustment, and acupuncture with or without needles (a $50 value)
The Doctors of Chiropractic at January Chiropractic & Acupuncture utilize hands-on manipulations and acupuncture points to correct misalignments of the spine that may interfere with normal bodily functions. An initial examination seeks to pinpoint areas of ailment with a health screening and investigations into the patient’s posture and his or her ability to form the Vulcan salute. Afterward, digital x-rays provide an interior perspective of potential pain-causing crookedness and assist the doctor in determining a course of action. Following the health evaluation, therapy commences with intersegmental traction and a hand-applied spinal adjustment designed to stimulate pressure points while exercising the disks. Acupuncture treatment may be administered with needles if the patient desires, but the recommended method is electrical stimulation, which is less painful and safer. During the treatment, surface electrodes send impulses into acupuncture points to balance energy flow, jump-starting each patient's healing process and electrical beer helmet.