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Services & Techniques At Our Chiropractic Wellness Center of Cary

Are you looking for a way to get pain relief? Chiropractic Wellness Center of Cary's Dr. Tammy Atkinson in NC would love to help you. Below is more information about the services and techniques we provide at our office.

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Services We Offer at the Chiropractic Wellness Center of Cary

We offer a wide variety of chiropractic care at our center. Chiropractic care includes a variety of chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy, spinal decompression therapy, pregnancy care, Graston technique, pediatric care, cold laser therapy, spinal and postural screenings, and our 12 Weeks to Better Posture program.

Chiropractic adjustments generally involve our chiropractor in Cary using her hands to gently realign the spine and neck with short, swift movements. Having your neck and spine adjusted to their proper place can take off pressure from muscles, ligaments, and other soft tissue. This can help alleviate and eliminate pain from those and other areas. Below are more techniques and services we offer here at Chiropractic Wellness Center of Cary.

Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal decompression therapy involves using a special table to stretch out the spine, relieving pressure and pain from the spine and nearby areas. Chronic lower back pain, sciatica, arthritis, disc herniations, and stenosis can all benefit from spinal decompression therapy.

The Graston Technique

The Graston technique involves the use of special instruments during chiropractic therapy sessions. An Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) helps diagnose and treat abnormalities and scars in soft tissue. IASTM helps avoid overusing the hands-on soft tissue, which can cause more pain.

Cold Laser Therapy

Cold laser therapy is another way to heal soft tissue. This therapeutic method of healing can help with chronic and acute pain, inflammation, nerve function, speed up healing and clot formation, stimulate the immune system, and more. Whiplash, arthritis, neck and back pain, sprains and strains, and fibromyalgia are just a few conditions that can benefit from cold laser therapy.

12 Weeks to Better Posture

Our 12 Weeks to Better Posture program is a great way to become more aware and improve your posture, which can help you avoid neck and back issues later on in life. Getting a posture and spinal screening is a great way to get started.

Make an appointment with us as soon as possible so that we can get you diagnosed and start your treatment plan for better health.

Contact Our Chiropractic Wellness Center of Cary in Cary, NC Today!

Make an appointment today to get the pain relief you need to move on with your life. You can visit us at Chiropractic Wellness Center of Cary, 1155 Kildaire Farm Road, Suite 101 Cary, NC 27511. You can also call us at (919) 439-2539 to make an appointment over the phone.




Corrective Exercises


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We teach our patients special "blueprint" exercises designed just for them to help strengthen and correct their own unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction by as much as 30-40%. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.

Lifestyle Advice


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We often find it helpful to "coach" our patients on certain activities they should avoid or do differently to avoid aggravating their particular health challenge. Our goal is to help every patient achieve a fulfilling and happy lifestyle full of the activities they enjoy most. We recognize that each our patient is a whole person, and help them reach true health and wellness is a collaborate effort between our professionals and our patients.

Nutritional Assessment


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We provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices to enhance our patient´s return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for you? We carry high quality pharmaceutical grade nutritional supplements in our practice. Dr. Tammy Atkinson can provide a structured nutritional program based on your individual needs.

Physiotherapy


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To complement and enhance the healing effects of Dr. Atkinson's specific Chiropractic manipulative treatment, we at Chiropractic Wellness Center of Cary also provide the following physiological therapeutic procedures:

  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical muscle stimulation
  • Mechanical traction
  • Cryotherapy
  • Moist heat therapy
  • Cold laser
  • Rehabilitation program

Graston Technique


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Soft tissue injuries can be debilitating and frustrating. Graston Technique® is successful in effectively treating soft tissue conditions, whether they are chronic, acute, or post surgical. Graston technique® can help you enjoy life again.

Pregnancy Care


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Studies have found that about half of all expectant mothers develop low-back pain at some point during their pregnancies. This is especially true during the third trimester when the baby's body gains the most weight. Chiropractic care throughout pregnancy can relieve and even prevent the pain and discomfort frequently experienced in pregnancy, and creates an environment for an easier, safer delivery. In addition to providing chiropractic care for pregnant patients, we offer the following additional items and services:

  • Prenatal vitamins
  • Maternity supports
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Webster's Breech Baby Technique

Pediatric Care


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Children are susceptible to trauma in their spines from their various activities and events that they participate in. These microtraumas can cause the vertebrae of the spine to misalign, which places pressure on their spinal nerves. This misalignment of the spine decreases their bodies' ability to function normally. Although symptoms, such as pain and malfunction may not show up for years, injury to their vital nervous system can have a lifetime of damaging effects. Chiropractic care may be able to help your child if they are suffering with the following conditions:

  • ADHD
  • Colic
  • Ear Infections
  • Bed Wetting
  • Allergies
  • Sports related injuries

Hormone Testing & Food Allergy Testing


We offer the following tests to better serve you:

  • Thyroid panel
  • Vitamin D testing
  • Male and female hormone panels
  • Cardiometabolic function panel
  • Adrenal stress index
  • Glucose testing
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Postmenopausal hormone panel
  • Fertility testing
  • Elemental Hair Analysis/Toxic Element Exposure Profile
  • Food intolerance/sensitivities panel
  • Parasites Panel
  • Yeast Panel
  • Detoxification Profile
  • Melatonin panel
  • Metabolic Analysis Panel

Golf Injury & Rehabilitation Program


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Today more than ever, major tour players are embracing golf fitness as a way to improve their golf performance. Golf is a sport that requires the player to have flexibility, strength, balance, co-ordination, muscular endurance, and aerobic endurance. Golfers who do not have these requirements will be restricted in their golf swing, which will not only limit their ability to score, but will put them at risk for injuries. We offer the following services for golfers in our office:

  • Golf fitness evaluation
  • Golf conditioning
  • Golf Injury and Rehabilitation Progra

Spinal & Postural Screenings


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Posture and spinal screenings can reveal important health information and unlock the door to improved health and well-being. We provide screenings at area malls, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.

Customized Orthotics


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We offer customized orthotics that are designed for each individual's unique postural problems. We use state-of-the-art 3-D digital scanning equipment which demonstrates how the patients' foot imbalances affect their postural stability.