Our mission at Mountainside Chiropractic is to provide inexpensive, high-quality care to people of all ages. We strive to not only correct a person's health problems, but to educate and enlighten people so that they do not encounter similar problems in the future.
- Digital X-rays
- Chiropractic Care
- K-Laser Therapy for Pain
- Corrective Exercises
- Lifestyle Advice
- Nutritional Assessment
- Spinal & Postural Screenings
Benefits of Digital X-Rays before Spinal Adjustment
When you are dealing with spinal issues, your main goal is to find relief. If you are like so many others, you will do anything to avoid invasive, painful surgery. When medication and physical therapy treatments fail, sessions with a chiropractor could make a world of difference for you. Pain management, greater mobility, and an improved quality of life are the goal of spinal adjustments. Thanks to new technology, you can have even more effective results when your chiropractor uses digital x-rays.
What are Digital X-Rays?
Digital x-rays are the latest in advanced technology, using low doses of radiation while providing your chiropractor with a high-resolution image. Your chiropractor will have precision images that have a greater accuracy, providing instant feedback before moving forward with any spinal adjustments. The spine is a delicate and intricate part of the body. You want to ensure that your chiropractor is moving in the right direction when adjustments are being made. Digital x-rays are an insurance policy for you, keeping your chiropractor better informed when it is time to take action.
Why Choose to Take Digital X-Rays Before Adjustments?
Many chiropractors will take digital x-rays to have a baseline before making any adjustments. It is important to rule out any underlying factors, such as a bone fracture or tumor that are causing you discomfort. Most importantly, your chiropractor wants to be able to pinpoint the exact location for adjustments. If you have been the victim of any trauma, you are at risk for infection, or if you are over 65, your chiropractor is likely to use digital x-rays as a rule of thumb. Your chiropractor may opt for digital x-rays if you have exhausted all other treatment alternatives, and nothing has worked, especially if you have been suffering from chronic pain for a long period. The main goal is to treat you with the proper adjustment to give you relief. Digital x-rays will help your chiropractor to choose the best course of action for your spinal adjustments.
Find Out How Digital X-Rays Can Make a Difference
Ask your chiropractor about the use of digital x-rays and possible recommendations for spinal adjustments. Any additional steps you can take to make progress with your spinal discomfort could be recommended besides digital x-rays. Lifestyle changes, corrective exercises are just some of the possible other recommendations that your chiropractor could make. Spinal pain can be frustrating, but digital x-rays make it possible to have a better quality of life.
At Mountainside Chiropractic, we offer a variety of treatment options to help you get back to feeling your best. Our Chiropractic Physician led by Dr. John Garfield, uses digital x-rays to determine the causes of your pain so that we can effectively treat it. We will work with you to create a care plan that is right for you. Contact Mountainside Chiropractic today to schedule your consultation.
We provide advanced spinal correction utilizing "state of the art" chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic have we been able to provide the level of help and expertise that now exists. These newer correction methods are even safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. John Garfield has years of training and experience in spinal adjustment.
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We teach our patients special "blueprint" exercises designed just for them to help strengthen and correct their own unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction by as much as 30-40%. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.
We often find it helpful to "coach" our patients on certain activities they should avoid or do differently to avoid aggravating their particular health challenge. Our goal is to help every patient achieve a fulfilling and happy lifestyle full of the activities they enjoy most. We recognize that each of our patient is a whole person, and help them reach true health and wellness is a collaborate effort between our professionals and our patients.
We provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices to enhance our patient´s return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for you? Dr. John Garfield can provide a structured nutritional program based on your individual needs.
Spinal & Postural Screenings
Posture and spinal screenings can reveal important health information and unlock the door to improved health and well-being. We provide screenings at area malls, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.
To complement and enhance the healing effects of Dr. Garfield's specific Chiropractic manipulative treatment, we at Mountainside Chiropractic also provide the following physiological therapeutic procedures:
- Interferential electrical muscle stimulation
- Microamperage neural stimulation
- Mechanical traction
- Moist heat therapy
- Paraffin bath
- Work hardening rehabilitation program