Chiropractors use hands-on spinal adjustments to activate and engage the body’s own nervous system in order to promote healing throughout the body. A healthy body is able to thrive by its ability to adapt and respond to an ever-changing environment and this is only possible by engaging and utilizing the nervous system. Physical, emotional, and chemical traumas interfere with this life-sustaining force and Chiropractors play an integral role in supporting and maintaining the spine and the nervous system. In it’s inherent approach of locating and treating root cause, chiropractic care addresses a plethora of symptoms and ailments including neck and low back pain, headaches, numbness and tingling, pain and disability, digestive symptoms and sleep disorders, discomforts of pregnancy, and many more. Chiropractic is the number one drugless practitioner profession.
Acupuncture is a treatment that uses very thin sterilized needles placed in specific points on the skin. Dr. BLACK uses TCM or traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture as well as Western medical acupuncture. TCM is based upon the restoration of Qi, or energy flow through natural channels that run throughout the body. Medical acupuncture addresses myofascial trigger points and other musculoskeletal diagnoses. We also offer electro acupuncture which is a modern variation of acupuncture that uses electricity to enhance the benefits of the traditional therapeutic treatment.
Cupping is an ancient form of therapeutic treatment using special cups placed on affected areas creating suction and promoting blood flow to the compromised tissues enhancing local circulation and promoting the body’s own healing processes.