Chiropractic care involves manual therapy which may include mobilizations or manipulations. Mobilizations are slow movements that stretch the joint and help to increase range of motion. Manipulations or adjustments, are quick movements that also help to restore proper range of motion to joints that are restricted or not moving well.
Acupuncture involves very thin needles being inserted into the skin into specific points. Acupuncture can be used to bring blood flow to the area of injury to relax tight muscles, or to stimulate inhibited muscles
Massage therapy is a recognized health care option that positively contributes to one’s general health and wellness and also works the body’s soft tissue to help relieve pain and stiffness associated with stress, tension, injury and other conditions. It brings many benefits to our muscles, connective tissues, tendons and ligaments—in terms of managing, pain, injury, stress and tension levels.