Services

What to expect...

Each visit at Southpointe Chiropractic & Fitness is a unique experience.  A treatment session may include electric muscle stimulation, massage therapy, exercise, stretching, spinal manipulations and other treatments.  Patients  may receive home exercises to address their condition as soon as the first visit. In addition, all procedures are monitored by our expert staff.

A sampling of some of our unique services we provide include...

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Graston Instrument Assisted Massage:  An aggressive cutting edge soft tissue therapy utilizing metal tools to treat chronic conditions such as tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis as well as back and neck injury.  Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization is standard practice for most professional sports teams.

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Cupping Therapy: Is a specific type of alternative medicine that involves placing cups on the skin.  By placing the cups down on the skin, it creates a suction that encourages healthier and more active circulation of blood.  People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammaion, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep tissue massage.

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Therapeutic Massage:  Therapeutic massage works on a broader area of muscular and fascial tissue.  The movements of myofascial release treatments have been compared to kneading a piece of taffy-gentle stretching that gradually softens, lengthens, and pulls restrictions from the fascia.  Massage therapy is utilized as a part of most patient encounters at Southpointe Chiropractic & Fitness.

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Kinesio Taping: A therapuetic taping to assist in pain reduction and performance enhancement.  A favorite of athletes, this technique is an excellent adjunct to the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in many types of patients.

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"One's mind, once stretched by a new idea never regains it's original dimension."          -Oliver Wendell Holmes

     Stretching: Modern rehabilitation programs emphasize restoring flexibility and mobility before building strength. Proper joint and muscle range of motion is essential for function.  Dr. Swigart has developed unique protocols over the last 30 years for obtaining and restoring flexibility for patients of all ages and abilities.

OUR 3 CARDINAL PRINCIPLES

  1. MOVEMENT = HEALTH
  2. TRAIN MOVEMENTS NOT MUSCLES
  3. FUNCTION DICTATES FORM