Chiropractors Around Me

Chiropractic Care Near Me

"The Doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."

- Thomas Edison 1902

Primary Spine Practitioners Lower Back Pain Treatment Neck Pain Treatment Treatment of Headache Pain

Primary Spine Practitioner

Our Primary Spine Practitioners are trained to provide differential diagnosis, rule out severe disease processes, and render evidence-based treatment for most patients with spine related disorders.

Low Back Pain Treatment

Chiropractic care has been proven to decrease pain severity and disability while increasing functional ability in patients experiencing low back pain.

Neck Pain Treatment

Chiropractic care has been proven to help to help people overcome their neck pain and related symptoms.

Treatment of Headache Pain

Headache is an area in which chiropractors near me make a daily and direct contribution to the well-being of their patients. 

Primary Spine Practitioners at Life in Motion Chiropractic and Wellness Chiropractic Treatment of Chronic Lower Back Pain Chiropractic Treatment of Neck Pain Chiropractic Treatment of Headache Pain
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Excellence in hands-on care for musculoskeletal pain....... Come experience the difference!

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Myofascial Release / Trigger Point Therapy

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Trigger points arise from several causes, such as acute or chronic muscular overload, direct trauma, poor posture, chilling of a muscle and even emotional stress. Trigger point (TrP) formation induces metabolic stasis in the area of the TrP and waste products begin to accumulate. This buildup of waste products affects the muscle tissue in two ways:

  • Adversely increases muscle tone, the result of which is decreased joint range of motion in the affected area.
  • Noxious bombardment of the nervous system due to a decrease in blood flow to the muscle the result of which is nerve irritation and subsequently pain is experienced.

The doctors at Life in Motion Chiropractic and Wellness approach patient care in a truly holistic manner in that they also work with the body’s connective tissues and muscular system and do not rely entirely on spinal or joint manipulations. Dr. Sean Konrad believed this to be imperative during his doctoral training at New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) where he became qualified in two of the leading soft tissue modalities: Receptor-tonus Technique (NIMMO) and Instrument-Assisted-Soft-Tissue-Mobilization [IASTM (aka Graston)].

  • Dr. Konrad’s NIMMO training consisted of ninety (90) hours of lab and lecture during which he mastered the art and science of locating and eliminating myofascial trigger points in all muscles of the trunk, extremities, and TMJ. Receptor-tonus treatment involves utilizing five to seven (5-7) seconds of sustained thumb and/or finger pressure to the ischemic area within a muscle in order to increase blood flow and break up restrictions in injured soft tissue.
  • Dr. Konrad’s Graston Technique training was a thirty (30) hour laboratory course that combined instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) with a targeted exercise program to address connective tissue dysfunction. He was conferred, via hands-on instruction, a working knowledge of this modality that uses patented stainless steel instruments designed to adapt to the various tissues, shapes, and curves of the body to precisely examine and treat a variety of neuromusculoskeletal conditions. This advanced soft tissue mobilization technique allows the clinician to break up dysfunctional soft tissue(s) [i.e. scar tissue], that produces pain, weakness, and functional limitation for the patient. This technique is essentially, albeit to a lesser extent, reinjuring the affected area so that first-stage healing can begin again and optimal tissue configuration can be established.
trigger point myofascial release at Life in Motion Chiropractic Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization of the Calf

Dr. Konrad’s extensive internship training at NYCC provided him the opportunity to become skilled in the application of these techniques to most clinical problems he encountered. It was during this phase of his doctoral studies where he learned to integrate them into his own chiropractic treatment plans that assist patients in overcoming their musculoskeletal pain.

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The doctors at Life in Motion Chiropractic & Wellness are certified doTERRA Wellness Advocates

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