Spinal Manipulation/ Adjustments
Diversified Technique, Thom-Thompson Technique, Activator Technique, and Manual Adjustments
Soft Tissue Therapy, Myofascial Release Therapy, Dermal Traction Technique, Ergonomic and Postural Advice
Integrated Exercise Instruction, Nutritional Advice & Functional Neurology Concepts
Are sore and achy joints affecting your ability to get through the day? Are they preventing you from engaging in your favorite activities?
Consider chiropractic care. Sports injuries, household chores, work-related injuries, and everyday harmful movement patterns can all lead to pain and discomfort.
What Kind of Chiropractic Techniques Does Dr. Steve Practice?
Dr. Viljakainen uses a range of different chiropractic techniques. Manual or activator based spinal adjustments, cranial adjustments, and soft tissue work are all options for you and are modifiable to your comfort level . Dr. Steve incorporates advanced functional neurology concepts into patient care. He provides exercise instruction to correct muscle imbalances and strengthen weak and damaged tissues to help prevent recurrence of pain.
Changing chronic bone mis-alignments takes time. Dr. Steve will recommend a treatment trial suitable to your case
using a series of adjustments closely spaced to start the process. This can be followed up with less frequent adjustments to maintain the changes and support a gentle transition from pain and discomfort to health and well-being!
Experiencing joint pain in your hands, arms, hips, knees, legs and/or feet ? Chiropractic is not only for spinal care! A series of adjustments can be used to progressively bring misaligned joints back into their natural position.
Even if you do not have painful symptoms, chiropractic care can help you maintain healthy spine and joint function and keep you functioning optimally. Simple everyday activities can cause stress to the body - sitting all day at a desk job, gardening, walking your dog, etc. This does not mean fearing the things we love! Chiropractic is a simple way of balancing out these stresses and not letting them progress to painful symptoms in the future.
What is an Adjustment?
Chiropractic care is a non-invasive, drug free and natural alternative used improve joint mobility, interrupt pain cycles, and contribute your overall well-being.
An adjustment is a highly-skilled and precise movement that can be applied to any joint of the body. This procedure can be done by hand or by activator. A fast but shallow impulse is delivered to the dysfunctional joint to reset the signalling mechanisms exacerbating your pain. The adjustment rarely causes patient discomfort. Following treatment, most patients experience immediate relief. Dr. Steve diverse set of techniques and training means that he can modify the procedure and positioning based on the individual needs of each patient!
Common reasons why individuals seek chiropractic care:
Back and Neck pain
Back, neck, shoulder or limb strains and sprains from daily activities
Work and sports-related injuries
Restricted movement in the back, shoulders, neck or limbs
Overall health and well-being