Vibration Therapy


Vibration Therapy In 1867, Russian physician and inventor Gustav Zander developed a series of machines that utilized systems of weights and pulleys to create the sense of vibration. The purpose of the apparatus was therapeutic, and in 1895, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg implemented vibration therapy in his health practice. [...]



Traction Many chiropractors use traction, in which traction devices are applied to distract areas of the spine. This treatment helps separate the vertebrae resulting in disc decompression, reduced nerve root pressure, and decreased. Make an appointment Enjoying our website? We would love to hear [...]

Massage Therapeutic Stretches


Massage or Therapeutic Stretches Following an injury, a massage or therapeutic stretching is an important way to prevent scar tissue from forming. Even after the injury has healed, maintaining a regular stretching program helps keep tissues flexible, increases mobility, and protects you from new injuries. As with exercise, [...]

Exercise Therapeutically


Therapeutic Exercise Chiropractors commonly prescribe specific strengthening exercises for their patients with back, neck, and extremity problems. These exercises can decrease pain, prevent muscle deterioration, promote joint health, increase strength, stability, and range of motion, and protect against new or recurring injuries. Your chiropractor will show you how [...]

Soft Tissue Manual Therapy


Soft Tissue Manual Therapy For soft tissue manual therapy, chiropractors use a variety of hands-on soft tissue therapies to improve the function of the soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joint capsules). These include pin and stretch, also known under a proprietary name Active Release Technique (ART) and instrument-assisted [...]

Electrical Stimulation


Electrical Stimulation Electrical stimulation or muscle stimulation is a therapy uses light electrical pulses that are transmitted to specific areas of the body through electrodes placed on the skin. There are many different types of electrical stimulation. Some are more beneficial for pain relief or to reduce inflammation, [...]

Lifestyle Counseling


Lifestyle Counseling Good health is much more than the absence of pain or disease. The lifestyle counseling can help you make choices that on a daily basis can greatly affect your long-term health. We now know that years of seemingly small unhealthy lifestyle choices can, over time, turn [...]

Ice and Heat Therapy


Ice and Heat Therapy Ice and heat therapy have long been used to treat many painful conditions. Ice therapy is often used to reduce swelling and help control pain immediately after an injury. Heat therapy is used to relax the muscles, increase circulation, and can provide relief to [...]



Adjustment A Chiropractic Adjustment, also known as chiropractic manipulation, manual manipulation, or spinal manipulation, is a common therapeutic treatment for lower back pain. A chiropractic adjustment refers to a chiropractor applying manipulation to the vertebrae that have abnormal movement patterns or fail to function normally. The objective of [...]

Expert Massage


Expert Massage Service Relief MD offers expert massage services for a number of different types of massage. Learn more about each type of massage we offer and how we can help alleviate certain areas of discomfort. Whether you just need a day of rejuvenation from everyday stresses or have [...]