Because of the acute nature of some patient’s conditions and the chronic nature of other patient’s conditions various physical modalities are used in conjunction with the adjustment to…
- Aid in the healing of the strained and splinting soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons) along the spine.
- Reduce swelling.
- Relax the paraspinal musculature in preparation to an adjustment.
- Increase blood flow to injured soft tissue to allow a speedier recovery.
- Electrical Muscle Stimulation
- Moist Heat Therapy