Chiropractic is a health care profession that employs a safe, natural, non-invasive, hands-on approach to disorders related to the spine, nervous system, and joints of the extremities.
Chiropractors offer joint mobilizations and manipulations to treat areas of decreased or dysfunctional movement with the goal of reducing pain, increasing joint function, and improving overall health. Chiropractors specialize in spine care, however they also learn how to diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions.
Contemporary medical acupuncture is a precise peripheral nerve stimulation technique in which fine solid needles are inserted into specific locations with or without electricity for the therapeutic purpose of modulating abnormal activity of the nervous system. Electro acupuncture involves passing a pulsed current through the body via acupuncture needles.
Over 200 hours of instruction and practice is required by the College of Chiropractors of Ontario.
Active Release Technique
form of active, manual therapy utilizing specific movement protocols to restore motion and function to soft tissue with the goal of reducing pain and dysfunction. ART® is often used in conjunction with mobilization/manipulation, and will be a staple treatment in your individualized care.
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Rehabilitation is a major focus in your treatment plan at Brock Chiropractic and Rehabilitation. After the pain of injury or aggravation has subsided to a more comfortable level, rehabilitation exercise is introduced. The purpose of this is to build strength in areas of weakness, and create optimal movement in areas with functional limitations.
Low-level laser therapy, ultrasound, and interferential current (IFC) are modalities offered at Brock Chiropractic and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Parliament also offers athletic and clinical taping. Kin tape may help to providing support and stability to muscles and joints, improve blood flow and reduce pain and swelling.
The benefits and risks of all modalities will be discussed with you to ensure that the appropriate care is being offered for you!
Massage therapy is the manual mobilization of soft tissues including muscles, tendons, fascia, ligaments and nerves to decrease pain, reduce muscle tension and improve general mobility for the purpose of optimizing health and well-being.
At Brock Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, our massage therapists use specific techniques including trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, relaxation massage, therapeutic stretching and reflexology. Our massage therapists will design an individualized treatment specific to your needs and goals. Areas of specialty include pregnancy, infant, and geriatric techniques. Massage therapy works well in conjunction with other types of treatments such as chiropractic, physiotherapy, acupuncture, and rehabilitation exercises.
Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic analysis and manual technique used to treat patients during pregnancy. The goal of Webster Technique is to address sacral and pelvic dysfunction in order to improve the biomechanics and overall function of the pelvis.
Pediatric chiropractic care is a gentle treatment modified to a child’s size. Pediatric care involves a thorough history and detailed physical examination including full spine, muscle and motion palpation to determine necessary treatment.
Chiropractic care can assist with health complaints such as nursing difficulties, like latching and sleeping difficulties.
Naturopathic Medicine involves supporting the body’s natural ability to heal itself. By determining the root cause of the illness, Naturopathic Medicine focuses on specifically targeting the direct cause of the illness opposed to simply treating the symptoms.
Naturopathic Doctors use a variety of different diagnostic testing such as standard bloodwork, and comprehensive testing such as food sensitivity tests, hormone testing, etc.