Spinal Manipulation Therapy
Spinal manipulation, or an adjustment, is a common method used by chiropractors to elicit an immediate change in the position of a joint for the purpose of restoring range of motion, improving the mobility of the joint, and decreasing pain signals. The chiropractor will palpate for joint restrictions and then perform a high velocity, low amplitude thrust. Occasionally a sound is heard during this procedure that is simply gas bubbles being released from the joint capsule.
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture
Contemporary medical acupuncture is a technique which uses acupuncture needles inserted into specifically defined anatomical tissues to create nervous stimulation for the purpose of modulating pain pathways at three different locations: locally in the tissue, segmentally from the spinal nerves supplying the spinal cord, and centrally at the level of the brain and spinal cord. The approach is neurofunctional, meaning that the practitioner first finds dysfunctions in anatomical areas and creates a plan to target the nerves supplying the area to restore function.
Low Level Laser Therapy
Low level laser therapy (LLLT) is an adjunctive modality used by practitioners to reduce pain and speed up the healing process in the tissues by creating microcirculation locally. This in turn accelerates the rate at which tissues are repairing and results in not only a reduction of pain, but also decreases local inflammation and edema. Laser can be used in conjunction with other therapies for a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions.
Registered Massage Therapy
Nadia Green, RMT is available to help mend any bothersome aches and pains using massage therapy techniques including general Swedish massage, fascial techniques, assisted stretching, trigger point release, and joint mobilization. Nadia has a special interest in providing self-management tools such as strengthening and stretching exercises for home use. By lengthening the connective and muscular tissue, the body can adapt to the new physical demands and make micro-changes at the cellular level to both relax the tissues and prevent further damage. For this reason massage therapy can be a great adjunct to chiropractic care, and vice versa.
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy
IASTM is a manual therapy which uses specifically designed tools for three main purposes: to break up abnormal densities in the tissues (adhesions), to stimulate the nervous system, and to initiate first-stage healing in the body. Different methods of using these tools are selected by the practitioner based on which tissue dysfunction is present. These range from trigger points in the muscle, to neural tension, to scarring & fibroses.
Muscle Release Therapy
Muscle release therapy (MRT) is an adjunctive therapy which involves finding taut bands of musculature and using a combination of pressure and active lengthening of a muscle to it’s stretched position for the purpose of loosening the tissues to enable free and painless movement between the several layers of muscle and surrounding fascia.
Rehabilitation/Home Exercise Programs
Rehabilitation is an integral part of recovery in almost all musculoskeletal conditions. At Victoria Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, we provide patients with individualized home exercise programs to help restore function, improve mobility and range of motion, strengthen muscles, enhance cardiovascular health, and perform their activities of daily living. We find out which area should be worked on at home and create this program with the patient’s goals and exercise preferences in mind.
Victoria Chiropractic and Rehabilitation
248 Erie Street West,
Windsor, ON, N9A 6B5
Tel: 519 995-5079
Fax: 226 773-0144
Mon - Thurs 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
MASSAGE THERAPY HOURS
Monday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tues/Thurs 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Initial Assessment- $85.00 (60 minutes)
Subsequent Treatment- $45.00 (30 minutes)
Combined Chiro and Acu- $65.00 (45 minutes)
60 Minute Massage- $80.00
45 Minute Massage- $65.00
30 Minute Massage- $50.00