Therapy and Treatment
During the initial appointment and diagnosis we will evaluate you and initiate treatment designed to provide initial pain relief to help you function comfortably in your day.
The stages of treatment are as follows -
Relief Care - Designed to provide initial relief of pain and discomfort
Corrective Care - Designed to correct underlying conditions, both to reduce and manage current pain and symptoms and ensure an enhanced long-term prognosis.
Wellness Care - Designed to provide and maintain health and wellness in the long-term.
Among the therapies and treatments Kaplan and Gottlieb offer are the following :
PRIMARY THERAPY - The primary approach for Chiropractic treatment involves corrections of subluxations (misalignment of vertebrae and other issues related to the spinal column-- got here for more info (http://www.kaplangottlieb.com/index.php?p=142894#a1) This primary form of treatment is performed in a safe, gentle, non-invasive manner. This treatment should only be performed by an individual who is fully trained in the chiropractic arts, and is not painful in nature, rather resulting in reduced pain and increased comfort and mobility.
ADJUNCTIVE (SECONDARY) THERAPIES - Along with the primary treatment, designed to correct subluxations through chiropractic adjustments, there are numerous additional. secondary therapies which may be performed at Kaplan and Gottlieb, depending on the individual diagnosis and recommended treatment. Among these are the following :
Soft Tissue & Massage Therapy - Soft tissue therapy including massage, trigger point therapy, somatic therapy, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, acupressure point therapy, and rolfing can often prove helpful in addition to primary chiropractic care. Depending the individual we may recommend these therapies be incorporated as part of your treatment .
Therapeutic Exercises - Exercise regime tailor fit for your body and condition, to strength and reduce chances of future issues.
Therapeutic Stretches - Along with exercise, stretching helps to increase flexibility, helping to heal your body and reduce chances of future injury.
Physical Modalities - Modalities such as muscle stimulation, interferential stimulation, therapeutic ultrasound, and diathermy (deep heating modality) can often prove beneficial when used in conjunction with other techniques.
Employee Health Training & Education - Employers benefit from training their employees through reduced paid leave, resulting in higher productivity and lessened incidence of workers compensation claims.
Dietary & Nutritional Counseling - Proper diet and nutrition is essential for personal health.
Lifestyle Modification Counseling - Along with treatment Kaplan and Gottlieb provides counseling designed to encourage patients to modify their lifestyle through a variety of lifestyle changes, including personal behavior, workplace procedures, and a regiment of diet and exercise personally designed to facilitate lifelong health and avoid future stress and injuries.