Chiropractic care is a natural, non-invasive way to correct spinal malalignments (spinal subluxations), reduce muscular tension, and retrain the body to function more optimally. This is accomplished utilizing spinal adjustments to correct malalignments, therapy modalities to reduce muscular tension and promote healing as well as active stretches & exercises.
Chiropractic care influences the nervous system allowing the body to heal from the inside out by reducing tensions and stresses. The goal of chiropractic care is restore optimal alignment to increase unrestricted and pain free motion and movement.
Optimally Aligning your new born, infant, or child may improve overall mood, sleep patterns, eating, and aid in digestion & bowel movements just to name a few. This adjustment looks and is performed differently as compared to an adjustment of an adult.
Car accidents can throw your alignment off. In the state of Florida, you have 14 days to be evaluated following an auto accident. Just like your car gets an inspection to assess possible issues, it is important to be evaluated by a chiropractor after a car accident to assess your body. We treat infants to elderly and everyone in between!
Acupuncture is a way of further aligning your body. By using energy channels (meridians) throughout the body, tiny acupuncture needles activate and clear these pathways to bring improved sleep, pain relief, stress reduction, and mental clarity. Acupuncture can also facilitate a smoother labor for expecting mommas.
What is Cold Laser Therapy and can it help me?
The MR4 cold laser used at LOA Chiropractic supplies energy to the body as photons of light. Tissues and cells absorb this non-thermal light accelerating the healing of damaged tissue. The MR4 Laser can reduce inflammation, reduce swelling, ease pain and stiffness. In a car accident or experiencing whip lash of any kind; this could help!
What does a chiropractic adjustment look like for a new born, baby or infant?Adjusting a baby looks different than adjusting an adult. There are no quick motions, movements, or rotations when adjusting a baby. Dr. Elysa utilizes gentle palpations and adjustments to aleviate tension and restrictions. A chiropractic adjustment for a newborn, baby, or infant is a gentle, non-invasive way to help reduce tension and restrictions.
Why would a newborn or infant need a chiropractic evaluation and adjustment?Chiropractic adjustments for a newborn or infant can help: Identify tension or restrictions from the birthing process Head favoring one side Feeding issues Reflux/spitting up Trapped gas (trouble burping or passing gas) Constipation/difficulties having a bowel movement
Why is it important to be evaluated after a car accident?No matter the speed, it is improtant to be evaluated to assess possible injuries including malposition and muscular spasm. In Florida, when you are involved in a auto accident, you have 14 days to be evaluated by a physician to assess injuries directly associated from the accident. A chiropractic evaluation is a crucial part as chiropractors specialize in musculoskeletal issues including whiplash, neck pain, and back pain.
What does a new patient appointment for an adult consist of?Each new patient fills out intake paperwork which can be done from the comfort of your home (or in office if you prefer). You will then discuss your current and past medical history with Dr. Elysa before an examination is performed. Every new patient is examined in office prior to any treatment. Treatment plans are customized for each individual to reach their health goals [pain reduction, increased mobility, overall wellness, etc]