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Chiropractor Services in Birmingham and Berkley, MI

Consultation

Next, you will have a consultation with Dr. John Grgicak to discuss your health-related problems, concerns and potential treatment options. This initial visit is designed for Dr. Grgicak to learn more about you, your condition and expectations to determine how chiropractic care can meet your goals.

Examination

After your consultation, Dr. John Grgicak will perform a complete chiropractic bio-structural examination which gathers specific information about spinal range of motion, balance tests and postural distortions. Dr. John will also feel particular areas of the spinal column to look for vertebral areas that do not move normally, have areas of muscle tightness or spasm as well as tissue swelling or pain. Other standard neurological, orthopedic and physical tests may be performed as well.

The examination process will help Dr. John determine if you are indeed a candidate for chiropractic care. Additionally, this will be the time X-rays are taken to further the understanding of any structural abnormalities throughout the spine.

The details Dr. John can attain about your case from X-ray is essential for him to understand how serious your situation may be and to offer the best treatment plan possible. Most people are amazed once they see their X-rays up close. In some cases, they can even identify their misalignments and degeneration themselves.

Report of Findings

Once the information is collected and examinations are performed, Dr. John will give you a detailed report of all findings and answer any questions including:

1. How can you help me?
2. How often do I need to come in?
3. What will my treatment cost?

After reviewing your health history, goals and examining your spine and X-rays, Dr. John will discuss recommendations and notify you if your condition requires care with other providers. Dr. John will provide the best treatment and wellness program for your specific needs.

Stop the Cycle

Chronic pain is a killer. Your body experiences continuous tension when you are in constant discomfort. These extreme levels of stress release a hormone called cortisol which can affect your sleep, cause weight gain and lower your immune system’s ability to fight infections. Getting regular chiropractic treatments will help you reduce pain, stress and boost your overall health.

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is natural health care that treats the body without the use of prescriptions, invasive procedures or surgery. It involves making small adjustments to your spine to fix places where the nerves in your vertebrae might be pinched. When your skeletal structure is in alignment, your body will benefit from increased blood circulation, range of motion and nerve transmissions.

Our Advanced Techniques

The Chiropractic field is constantly expanding. At Progressive Chiropractic, we provide only the most advanced techniques for spinal correction and natural health care. Our broad selection of modern methods has rapidly progressed to be safer, more comfortable and vastly more effective than ever before.

Diversified and Thompson Drop-Table Techniques

We offer a wide range of varied, general chiropractic methods. These therapeutic practices are aided by the use of top-quality equipment and expertly trained staff. We ensure that each patient is treated with the care that best fits their unique needs.

Gonstead Technique and Cox Flexion-Distraction

For those who have a sensitivity to pressure or bodies that can’t be easily turned, we have methods of spinal adjustment that are specifically designed for delicate handling. These techniques involve stretching or gently pulling the skeletal structure back into place.

Chiropractic Biophysics and Counter Positioning

If you’ve been in an accident or have an ailment that has warped your spine into an incorrect alignment, we can help train your body back into a healthy shape. We use advanced techniques to carefully bend your joints into a position that counters the improper posture, slowly retraining your skeletal structure to curve correctly.

Instrument Adjustments and Activator Methods

For patients who have joints that resist bending, our professional team offers adjustments that use activators instead of manual pressure. These instruments deliver precise impulses that gently correct the placement of your spine. This is an especially effective treatment for patients who have poor range of motion.