Treatments

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a 3,000 year old technique that involves the gentle insertion of thin, disposable, sterile needles into specific points on the body. There is significant scientific evidence that acupuncture has a pronounced analgesic (relief) effect on pain. It also has a desirable action on the function of organs and is supportive of the body’s immunity and possesses a calming psychological effect.

Chiropractic Care

Doctors of Chiropractic use highly specialized hands-on healing techniques, which assist your body to heal itself naturally. These adjustments help return your spine to optimum health by restoring and maintaining normal nerve and joint function, thus alleviating pain, muscle tightness and discomfort.

Pediatric Chiropractic

In children spinal problems can arise in a number of ways and often go unnoticed. As children grow and develop this can lead to spinal issues. Spinal adjustments in an infant and young children are extremely gentle and are aimed at relieving nerve interference  and restoring proper motion in the spinal segment.

Pre and Post Pregnancy Chiropractic

Dr. Holleran's pregnancy program allows the mothers nervous system to function  at its best, leading to optimal development for the growing infant. Chiropractic care can also alleviate many of the pains associated with pregnancy such as sciatica, low back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome. It has also been shown to decrease labour times, the need for medical interventions during labour, and recovery time.

Muscle Tissue and Adhesion Release

By applying pressure on and moving the affected muscle, tendon, ligament, fascia or nerves to break up the scar tissues and promote the flow of blood, ones body can achieve a faster rate of healing of the injuries. This chiropractic muscle release technique is one of the most effective methods of accelerating the healing process as well as improving overall muscle/nerve function.

Sports Taping

Kinesio taping has been gaining popularity due to elite athletes wearing  colorful tapes across their shoulders, elbows, knees and backs. When applied correctly the kinesio tape will provide stability, support, pain relief and a reduction in swelling and inflammation of the injured area. 

Physical Rehabilitation

Once spinal and muscle injuries are restored, an individualized program of stretching, strengthening, and rehabilitative exercises are needed. Rehabilitation is vital in restoring optimal function and preventing recurrence of injury. 

Interferential Current/Ultrasound/Low Level Laser Therapy

Modalities such as these are used to aide in the healing process. It effectively provides pain relief and promotes healing for injured spine, nerve and muscle.

Custom Made Orthotics

Custom made orthotics are flexible inserts placed in your footwear to correct specific foot imbalances. At some point, over 80% of the population suffers from food-related problems that can be the source of stress and/or pain in other parts of the body. The gradual collapse of normal food structures can result in foot, knee and hip pain, an unleveled pelvis and/or low back pain..

Compression Socks
Compression socks and stockings are designed for compression therapy. They apply gentle pressure to your legs and ankles, promoting blood flow from your legs to your heart. Compression socks can also reduce fatigue, pain and swelling in your ankles and legs. Patients with varicose veins, venous insufficiency, diabetes, swollen/tired feet and ankles, or those who are pregnant or tend to sit or stand for long periods can benefit from compression stockings.