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Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care

subluxation

Chiropractic is a life enhancing, healing profession that focuses on the relationship between your spinal column and your nervous, muscular and circulatory systems. 

Designed to identify misaligned spinal structures (vertebral subluxation) and extremities, then eliminate the impact on the nervous system, and promote the spine’s ideal position for overall health.

What is a SUBLUXATION?

A vertebral subluxation is a spinal abnormality that interferes with your nerves. In other words, it is a misaligned vertebra causing interference with nerve messages between your brain and your body. Also known as the “silent killer”, it can slowly eat away at your health and vitality for years without you having the slightest awareness of it. Optimal Performance Clinic specializes in locating, analyzing and correcting vertebral subluxation.

Subluxations are caused by 2 types of stress:

With specific adjustments and exercise, chiropractic works to restore and maintain the spine & extremities to their optimal positions.

  • Macro-stress (accidents, falls, sport injuries and other trauma)

  • Micro-stress (repeated movements that gradually wear down your body parts, bad posture, emotional stress which causes chronic tension, and many more)

Subluxations can occur from a difficult birth, childhood falls, sports injuries and more. It is the reason that infants, children and adults need spinal care. The most widespread and common cause of nerve irritation and interference is the vertebral subluxation complex.

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Symptoms of Subluxations

Symptoms may range from pain and tenderness to edema and muscle spasms but you may also suffer from:

  • Neck pain (cervical sprain/strain)
  • Backache (low back sprain/strain)
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Shoulder pain (rotator cuff)
  • Elbow pain (golfer & tennis elbow)
  • Wrist pain (carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Trigger finger
  • Knee pain (patellofemoral disorders)
  • Shin splints
  • Ankle pain (Achilles tendinosis)
  • Foot pain (plantar fasciitis)
  • Automobile injury
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Scar tissue
  • TMJ problems (jaw pain)
  • And many more conditions…

Treatment

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With specific adjustments and exercise, chiropractic works to restore and maintain the spine & extremities to their optimal positions. Your spinal column is composed of small bones called vertebrae that surround and protect the spinal cord. Nerves from the spinal cord form a communication pathway, which pass between the vertebrae and branch out to every part of your body, including your brain.

At Optimal Performance, we provide spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing gentle chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a chiropractor who cares about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques, Dr. Eric Legault has years of training, expertise and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other related conditions originating from the spine. Chiropractic care under a trained professional can even be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health or wellness.