What We Do

Chiropractic Adjustment

Our sole purpose as chiropractors is to improve the brain-body communication system.  The brain, spinal cord (found inside the spine) and the spinal nerves (coming out between the bones of the spine) are responsible for every function in the body.  That is a big responsibility!  When the spine twists, curves, jams or is too movable, you will eventually have problems such as: pain, muscle spasms, numbness/tingling, organs not functioning properly, poor immune system, and so much more.  Come on in and let us show you just how amazing your body's potential is.  We want to help you THRIVE! 

CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT: BABIES/KIDS

Damage to the spine and surrounding joints can occur within the womb.  If baby is not head down, abnormal forces are put on the joints of the spine and other joints.  Birth can also be traumatic: 

  • The head and neck of the infant have been pulled and twisted during the birth process
  • The birth process is prolonged
  • The delivery process is prolonged
  • Forceps, vacuum, or other aids are used during delivery
  • C-section

Then, imagine if our adult bodies went through what the body of a child goes through on a daily basis. Falling down numerous times a day while learning to walk, rough-housing with brothers and sisters, getting injured while playing sports, or even sleeping in odd positions. We, as adults, would be in serious pain!

Chiropractic adjustments for children are SAFE, get results, and offers kids unexpected health benefits! The three most common health benefits were: a stronger immune system, better sleep, and improved moods! Let's keep our children healthy and THRIVING as they are constantly growing and changing!

CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT: PREGNANCY

Chiropractic adjustments can relieve and even prevent discomfort during pregnancy and aid in a more comfortable journey for the expecting mom! The mom's nervous system is extremely important during pregnancy, because it is responsible for the baby's development. When mom takes care of her nervous system, through chiropractic adjustments, the baby can develop at his/her full potential and both mom and baby benefit! If there is a spinal misalignment, the uterus may not perform at 100% which will slow labor; however, research shows that chiropractic care does reduce labor time!

Chiropractic Care for Mom:

  • Prepares the pelvis for an easier pregnancy and birth by creating a state of balance in the pelvic bones, muscles, and ligaments
  • Removes tension on the ligaments that support the uterus thus reducing torsion of the uterus (See Webster Technique)
  • Reduces interference to the mom’s nerve system which controls and coordinates all of her body’s functions
  • Allows for a safer, easier birth by decreasing the potential for interventions (C-Section, Forceps, Induction, etc.)

Chiropractic Care for Baby:

  • Removes interference to the mom’s nerve system allowing for BETTER BABY DEVELOPMENT
  • Allows the baby room to develop without restrictions (See Webster Technique)
  • Offers the baby room to move into the best possible POSITION for birth (See Webster Technique)
  • With proper fetal positioning, there is significant decrease in pain and birth trauma caused by intervention

Webster Technique

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The mother has ligaments that attach from the uterus to the pelvis. If her pelvis is out of balance, these ligaments become twisted causing the uterus to be smaller in size. This decreased space the baby has to grow in, limits the baby's potential for optimal development and sometimes causes posterior or breech births. In addition, the constrained uterus may slow labor and add pain and distress to both mom and baby. Chiropractic adjustments (specifically the Webster Technique) create an environment for an easier and safer delivery!

Dr. Nicole is certified in the Webster Technique, a technique that reduces interference to the nervous system, balances pelvic muscles and ligaments, and allows the baby to get into the best position possible for birth.

Pregnant Moms Love To Get Adjusted!

Our touch is gentle, and our pregnant mom's always love being able to lay face down. In order to accommodate for the baby, our table lowers at the belly, and we have special pregnancy pillows that are hollow for the belly to lay in as well!

CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT: ATHLETES/SPORTS PERFORMANCE:                                                                                                    "Athletes should take optimal care of their bodies and chiropractic care is an important part of this care.  There are many reasons that this is such a pivotal aspect to care but the best I have heard is "I just feel better when I get adjusted". Everything runs smoother, the body reacts faster, and performance is enhanced.  Proper joint and nerve function is essential for the health and safety of a joint.  When a joint is properly aligned, healing occurs faster, repetitive motions are not as damaging, and injury is less likely.  Getting adjusted regularly helps keep this healthy joint balanced."

                     ~Dr Nicole Bumhoffer, Chirorpactor & Athletic Trainer

MASSAGE THERAPY

Massage therapy is an excellent method for improving overall health and musculoskeletal efficiency. Massage has a number of beneficial effects on the body and the mind. Some of these include removal of toxins that can build up in the muscles of the body, increased circulation, and increased flexibility in not only the muscles, but also the connective tissue within the body.

Massage also can help with muscle spasms as well as soft tissue injuries. Increasing the movement and reducing the overall recovery time by helping the body in the healing process. In addition, consistent massage has been known to increase balance.

Massage therapy has proven to aid in the healing of a large number of conditions including back pain, surgery recovery, eating and sleep disorders as well as high blood pressure and diabetes among others.