Acupuncture & Dry Needling

Dry needling is used for the assessment and treatment of myofascial pain syndromes and dysfunction due to myofascial trigger points, tension area, muscle spasm and increased tonicity. Dry needling releases endorphins, promotes healing and achieves pain relief by de-activating the trigger points at the muscle cell level. Acupuncture needles are utilized in this procedure, there…

Laser Therapy

Laser Therapy, or “photobiomodulation”, is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects. These effects include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. Laser Therapy has been widely utilized in Europe by physical therapists, nurses and doctors as far back as the 1970’s. Now, after FDA…

Functional Medicine

Shaver Chiropractic & Natural Medicine uses a functional and integrated health approach for treating various chronic health conditions and issues that may prevent a person from achieving optimal health. What is Functional Medicine?  According to the Institute for Functional Medicine, functional medicine is better able to address chronic medical conditions. The functional medicine approach focuses…

Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression involves elongating the spine utilizing a traction table, with the goal of relieving neck or back pain. Spinal decompression is a type of traction therapy applied to the spine to decompress joints, taking pressure off discs and nerves allowing circulation and nutrients to get into the disc tissue. 

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