Our shoulder joints have the greatest range of motion of any of the musculoskeletal joints in our bodies. The shoulder joint is really two joints, the glenohumeral joint between the arm bone (hume ...View Article
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Services & Techniques
At Gentle Chiropractic Plus, 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 Jasper chiropractic office, but please call us at 706-253-2120 if you have any questions!
INTAP - Integrated Non-Traditional Acupunctue Procedures. INTAP is a non-invasive needle-free technique applied to medically recognized myofascial trigger points and paraspinal points to accelerate the body's natural self-healing mechanisms. Dr. Gold uses manual and mechanical adjusting, deep percussive vibrations, applied microcurrents, and pulsed laser modalities to achieve clinically effective outcomes. Dr. Gold carries a Georgia Board certification for therapeutic modality use. Much of Dr. Gold's training in the chiropractic applications of these techniques have been through the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
We use a gentle low force spinal adjustment method called Activator. This technique uses a series of isolation tests and structural analysis to determine specific areas in the back or neck under biomechanical dysfunction and then fixes them. The advantage here is a gentle method that does not require heavy manipulation of the back or neck area.
Extremity adjustment or manipulation is used to correct joint fixations anywhere in the body other than the spine. This includes many troublesome areas, such as the TMJ, ribs, shoulders, wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome), elbows, wrists, hips, knees, ankles and the bones in the foot.
Therapeutic Ultrasound sends deep heat into sore muscles by generating ultrasonic waves into painful trigger points, muscle fiber adhesions, old scar tissue and muscle spasms. The application of the treatment includes point - specific therapeutic massage.
Dr. Gold uses the same technology that medical professionals use to deliver a non-surgical nerve block to alleviate pain. Dr. Gold's technology has built in computerized protocols to treat a wide range of conditions such as: Osteo-arthritis, chronic radicular pain, accelerated wound healing, muscle re-education and pain control.
The application of light has three specific therapeutic functions:
1. Wound Care
3. Pain Control
Postural Correction is an integral part of our patient care.
A drugless, non-invasive approach to addressing the symptoms of many neurological based conditions including: ADD/ADHD, Migraine/tension headaches, Memory loss, Learning disorders, Insomnia, Fibromaylgia/Chronic Pain and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Overeating/binge eating, Anxiety disorders, and Age related cognitive disorders.This technology and science is based on a computerized training procedure that effectively teaches people how to control their own brainwaves. It is a form of behavioral training that is aimed at developing skills for self regulation of brain activity providing proven relief of the symptoms associated with these conditions. See more information in future newsletters or schedule in the office for a free consultation.
It's part of what we have to do to help you become truly well.
We are happy to welcome Jessica Gold, certified crossfit trainer, fitness, physique and fat loss specialist to our practice. She is a passionate nutrition enthusiast and has personal experience in alleviating autoimmune and inflammatory symptoms through diet alone. She is also our daughter. Watch for more information under the next newsletter.
We prescribe and train you in injury-specific exercise to help get you out of pain and keep you out of pain.
Pain/Injury site-specific massage and manual therapy available.