Chiropractic Care in Murray, Utah

Chiropractic Care at Hill Chiropractic

Murray, Utah Chiropractor:  Our office utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and treatment therapies to provide advanced spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments. The non-invasive, drug-free, hands-on approach focuses on patient examination, diagnosis and customized treatment. Through diagnostics, we are trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises to patients. We also recognize the importance and health-related benefits of nutrition and proper lifestyle choices.

Dr. Bryce Hill takes a “whole person approach” to his patients by not only managing the symptoms but addressing the underlying causes to their injuries and disease. Our state-of-the art facility is equipped with the latest technology to provide top level alternative healthcare services that do not rely on medication or surgery.

Why You Should Go to a Chiropractor

Part of the chiropractic approach involves determining whether the body’s natural structure has caused problems with the functions in other areas of your body because of reactions in the nervous system. Structural changes can affect the nerves and the spinal cord by affecting the normal communication of information from the brain to the rest of the body.

The Importance of Spinal & Posture Screening

Back pain, neck pain and various other physical ailments often originate in the spine but in order to provide a comprehensive treatment plan to alleviate the symptoms, an exact cause must be determined.  A spinal and posture screening serves as the initial step to formulating a specific solution to the health problem.  It can reveal important information regarding a person’s overall health and provide a base for an effective course of action.

Extremity Adjusting

Extremity Adjusting in Murray, Utah: Extremity adjusting refers to when chiropractors adjust the joints of the body that are outside of the spinal joints. These joints include the shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands, hips, knees, ankles and the feet. Similar to subluxations of the spine, extremities can also suffer from misalignment. These misalignments can cause pain and limit the range of motion.

Common Conditions Treated

Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints – such as back pain, neck pain, hip pain, arm pain, knee pain-  and headaches. Some of the common conditions we treat include:

  • Neck, Back, Knee and Shoulder Pain
  • Headaches (including migraine headaches)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sciatica (pain down the leg or down the arm)
  • Wrist, Ankle and Foot Problems (Carpal Tunnel, Plantar Fasciitis)
  • Glandular Imbalances, Fatigue, Weight Gain
  • Sleep problems, Snoring, TMJ Disorder
  • and More…
Chiropractors utilize various techniques and instruments in order to remove pressure from spinal nerves caused by the misalignment of vertebrae called subluxation. Chiropractic restores balance to the body through adjustments to the spinal bones, which normalizes joint motion, removes nerve interference, relieves stress and pain and optimizes normal body function. Chiropractic is especially effective in the treatment of low back pain, neck pain, and headaches as well as in the improvement of flexibility and range of motion; some of the major reasons why the profession has become the second largest primary health care field in the world.

Chiropractic Techniques at Hill Chiropractic

Diversified Technique

This is the most commonly used type of therapy and it involves a high velocity, low-amplitude thrust delivered by hand and possibly with assistance from a table or block. This usually results in a cavitation of a joint (quick, shallow thrusts that cause the popping noise often associated with a chiropractic manipulation/adjustment).

Drop Table

This type of adjustment technique utilizes a special table with a weighting mechanism that gives way shortly after the thrusting adjustment is rendered and provides for a gentler manipulation of the spine.

Activator Method

The activator method uses a small instrument to deliver a gentle impulse to the spine with the goal of restoring motion to the targeted vertebra or joint.  This method is gentler than the manual adjusting technique and is an alternative technique for patients who are seeking less impact on their muscles when being adjusted.

Gonstead Technique

The focus of the Gonstead adjustment is to provide precise and accurate adjustments to specific problem areas.  Bio-mechanically correct position and a precise adjustment is emphasized to provide the most painless adjustment possible.

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