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At Collins Chiropractic Clinic, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic care to each and every patient. We have included information below about the different chiropractic services offered in our Floyd chiropractic office, but please call us at 540-745-6494 if you have any questions!
We provide advanced spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing "state of the art" chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a chiropractor who cares about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques, Dr. Garry Collins has years of training, expertise and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other related conditions originating from the spine. Chiropractic care under a trained professional can even be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health or wellness.
At Collins Chiropractic Clinic, we teach our patients how to perform special "blueprint" exercises which can help strengthen and correct the irregularities in their body which may be causing pain. Many of these corrective exercises can actually be performed in the comfort of your own home to help improve the effectiveness of your chiropractic care and spinal correction plan. In addition to skeletal misalignment, you may be experiencing pain that is caused by muscles and connective tissues which are out of their proper place. Other types of pain such as back pain, neck pain, and headaches are caused by muscles and tissues that are being used improperly, causing injuries over time. In each case, targeted corrective exercises and stretches from our experienced chiropractor will help you feel good while also helping your body achieve balance and health.
Many of our patients come to see our chiropractor to address a specific pain symptom such as back pain, neck pain or headaches. While our chiropractor will address each patient's specific condition with chiropractic care, we often find it helpful to "coach" our patients towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. For example, there may be certain activities that you should avoid or do differently to prevent yourself from unintentionally aggravating your particular health challenges. The goal of including lifestyle advice with a chiropractic care plan is to help each and every patient achieve the fulfilling and happy lifestyle they deserve, one that is full of the activities that are enjoyed most. We recognize that every single one of our patients is a whole person, and we use our expertise to help them reach total health and wellness.
What does nutrition have to do with chiropractic care? The goal of chiropractic care is to help patients achieve total health and balance with their body, and as part of that goal we provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices. Nutritional counseling by our experienced chiropractic health professionals can assist a patient on their return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for you? Do you know how these supplements and vitamins interact with one another? At our Floyd chiropractic clinic, we can provide each patient with a structured nutritional program that is based on their individual needs.
Applied Kinesiology (AK), developed by Dr. George Goodheart in 1964, uses bioenergetic feedback through testing the strength of various muscles in the body. This highly individualized, in-depth sytem of analysis, allows the doctor to assess various aspects of a patient's state of health by evaluating and treating postural and muscular imbalances, neurovascular and neurolymphatic points, subluxation, cranial-sacral movement, acupuncture meridians and nutritional status. This is a highly effective treatment system which focuses on whole body care. AK allows the skilled health practitioner to evaluate functional illness, which typically precedes disease. This highly individualized, in-depth sytem of analysis, allows the doctor to assess various aspects of a patient's state of health by evaluating and treating postural and muscular imbalances, neurovascular and neurolymphatic points, subluxation, cranial-sacral movement, acupuncture meridians and nutritional status. This is a highly effective treatment system which focuses on whole body care. AK enables health investigation without intrusion. AK gives insight into the underlying causes and solutions to many functional health problems.
One of the biggest benefits of AK is it gives us a tool for discernment!
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold Laser Therapy
Where is this being used?
The Erchonia cold laser device has gained recent FDA approval for the non-surgical treatment of neck and shoulder complaints and is being used widely in the NFL and by the USPS tour de France team chiropractor. The beneficial effects of the Erchonia laser are currently being researched by leading plastic surgeons for use in liposuction proceedures.
How does it work?
When the body has an injury the cells are damaged and fail to function within normal parameters. Low level lasers penetrate deeply into the skin and work by restoring this abnormal cellular function. Physiologic effects include improved metabolism, circulation and tissue healing.
Laser therapy may be useful to you if you have any of the following:
chronic or acute pain
minor nerve damage
carpal tunnel syndrome
heavy metal detoxification
For more information on this therapy go to www.erchonia.com.
Help your body avoid disease and results of aging using body detoxification via an ionizing footbath. Body chemistry allows your human systems to build up toxins which cause chronic pain, loss of energy, sickness, lack of vitality and prevent the body from optimal functioning. By providing a 30-minute relaxing session on a regular schedule you may relieve some of the toxic build up. Detox of heavy metals and other toxins may be possible through an Ionic Footbath. Ionic detox therapy sessions have been performed in spas, clinics and wellness centers for years and now you can enjoy detox with an ion cleanse at home in privacy and comfort. Considering the expense of regular spa visits, using ionic detoxify products at home is a great option for those who enjoy the relaxing effects.
How Does an Ionic Footbath Work?
When you read the instructions on how a foot bath works, it seems simple enough. The ionic footbath unit is easily placed in your bathtub and ankle deep warm water creates the bath.
Turn the unit on and place your bare feet into the comfortable, relaxing spa-like footbath. The ionic equipment passes a tiny electric current through the water, creating ions that do all the work; you simply relax for one-half hour.
In theory, as the toxic substances leave your body through the feet and enter the ionic water, the water will become colored. As the session progresses, the water's color will deepen or even change as more toxic compounds are removed from the body. The osmosis-based process is harmless and the color of the water indicates what is being detoxed from the body.
If the ionic-enhanced water turns yellow-green, detox from the kidneys, bladder and urinary tract or female/prostate organs is occurring. Orange indicates toxin removal from joints. If the water becomes black, liver detox is occurring and other colors indicate other systems detoxing. It's easy to learn where your body is storing toxins with ionic products.
This body detoxification works great for those that have symptoms of edema, gout, osteoarthritis and many other ailments. Skin rashes, acne, dark eye circles, and uneven skin tone can be improved quickly with detoxification of the body.
There are a few people that should not use an ionic footbath. Those include anyone with a pacemaker or any battery-operated implant, anyone on medication to regulate heartbeat, organ transplant patients, and people that require specific levels of anti-seizure or psychiatric medications in their systems such as those with epilepsy or mental disorders. Eat before your footbath to avoid weakness from lowered blood sugar.
Learning how to detoxify a liver is important since toxins tend to collect there. This is crucial for anyone that has compromised liver function due to disease, aging, or other reasons. Gall bladder, kidneys and other organs become contaminated with toxic substances encountered in modern life.
In theory, a body detoxification via an ionizing footbath can make you feel and look younger, healthier and more energetic. Manufacturers of these devices relate disease-causing chemicals and body wastes do not have to remain inside your organs if you give a ionic footbath a try to see if this form of detox will make you feel better.