Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling.
The most common therapeutic procedure performed by doctors of chiropractic is known as "spinal manipulation," also called "chiropractic adjustment."
Sports & Physical Medicine
- Joint Aspiration – Joint aspirations (taking fluid out of a joint) are usually performed under local anesthesia. Joint aspiration is usually done as a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. Fluid obtained from a joint aspiration can be sent for laboratory analysis. Drainage of a large joint effusion (abnormal buildup of joint fluid) can provide pain relief and improved mobility.
- Joint Injection – Joint injections (i.e., corticosteroids, hyaluronic acid) are usually performed under local anesthesia to treat inflammatory joint conditions like osteoarthritis, tendonitis...
At RPV Chiropractic we ensure that you are thoroughly evaluated and given an individualized treatment plan. Our therapists also ensure that you will have a full understanding of your condition and will collaborate with you on formulating realistic treatment goals. We also stay in close contact with your referring physician to more effectively coordinate your care.
Although a single massage will be enjoyable, the effects of massage are cumulative and a course of massage treatments will bring the most benefits. Regular massage can have the effect of strengthening and toning the entire body mechanism, and so help to prevent unnecessary strains and injuries that might otherwise occur due to excess tension and any resulting structural weaknesses. Massage can stimulate or calm the nervous system-depending upon what is required by the individual-and thus help reduce fatigue, leaving the patient with a feeling of replenished energy. At its best, massage has the potential to restore the individual physically, mentally and spiritually.
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese system of health care. It aims to prevent and cure specific diseases and conditions by sticking very fine, solid needles into points of the body.
How does acupuncture work?
Acupuncture stimulates the body's ability to resist or overcome illnesses and conditions by correcting imbalances. Acupuncture also prompts the body to produce chemicals that decrease or eliminate painful sensations...
Medical Weight Loss
Medical Weight Management
At RPV Chiropractic & Sports Medicine we are dedicated to not only helping you lose weight quickly, safely, and sensibly, but most importantly, we are committed to helping you make lifestyle changes to improve your overall health for a lifetime...