Nashville Chiropractic aims to provide the most efficient and cutting edge treatment and therapies in the chiropractic field. Through gentle and effective treatments, our doctors help restore proper function to the joints of the spine and extremities. These "adjustments" improve motion and decrease irritation to the adjacent nerves and soft tissues.
Drs. Lauren and Ben Johnson practice a wide range of techniques and have had great results with patients of all ages. Nashville Chiropractic offers the traditional manual styles of treatment as well as low force and gentle instrument adjusting, when needed.
Below you’ll find a brief overview of some of the different services and techniques that we offer.
We work to inform and educate our patients about the different kinds of treatments they’re receiving, and to understand the why behind what they’re experiencing. We hope to help each person that visits our office understand and identify what each treatment does, and to know what works best for them.
A hands-on technique that is utilized to treat muscles and other soft tissues that may affect joint function; it typically includes kneading, stretching, and/or manipulation of muscles or other soft tissues. (This kind of therapy is distinct from traditional chiropractic adjustments.)
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)
A manual therapy treatment technique that utilizes specially designed instruments to assist in detecting and treating areas exhibiting scar tissue, soft tissue restriction, adhesions, or chronic inflammation. It involves repeated “scrapes” in the area of treatment to help break up adhesions or restrictions and to promote blood flow and healing.
Electronic Muscle Stimulation (E-stim)
A passive technique whereby electrodes are placed on the skin to aide in pain relief and decrease muscle tension and spasming.
Therapeutic & Corrective Exercises
The systematic performance or execution of body movements or exercises which aims to improve and restore physical function. Therapeutic exercises are typically prescribed to address range of motion, muscle performance, posture, balance and coordination, relaxation, and altered movement patterns.
Involves multiple advances of a thin, sterile, needle into the muscles in the region of a trigger point or other specifically selected areas of the body. Dry Needling has been proven to be a reliable method of interrupting the cycle that is involved with perpetuation of the pathological muscular contracture known as a myofascial trigger point. For more information about dry needling click here.