Chiropractic care is used most often to treat musculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the extremities, and headaches, as a safe and effective alternative or supplement to drugs and surgery.
Chiropractic Care for Athletes
Both high-impact and low impact athletes in Columbia, MO can benefit from receiving chiropractic care. Athletes getting routine adjustments may notice improved athletic performance, improved range of motion, better flexibility, increased blood flow and may suffer from fewer injuries.
Acupuncture is the use of a variety of physical techniques to stimulate the body’s own healing potential. It uses a framework of natural metaphors and the concept of Qi (“chee”, the various expressions of energy in nature) to understand, diagnose and treat the individual.
Chiropractic can help by assisting expecting mothers by reducing stress, relieving discomfort or pain, and providing many benefits to the labor process. Dr. Sam has performed prenatal chiropractic on numerous expecting mothers with great success.
Active Life Chiropractic provides massage therapy as part of its services for patients needing a little extra attention as well as others who are just looking for a little relaxation and pain relief. Learn more about our proffesional massage therapy services.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massages help release chronic muscle tension and focus on the deep layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia. This healing process is not only extremely enjoyable, but it’s great for your body as well! See for yourself.
Car Accident Injuries
Although many car accident injuries and symptoms appear invisible, there can be internal damage to the musculoskeletal system and soft tissues. This can cause pain that can increase without treatment. Active Life Chiropractic has helped many patients safely recover from whiplash and other car accident injuries.
The professionals at Active Life Chiropractic offer excellence in functional rehabilitation services in Columbia, MO. Our therapists create a safe, professional and welcoming environment in order to maximize your potential and speed up your recovery.
Chiropractic care can help athletes stay active and healthy, reduce the chance of future injuries from occurring, and improve overall performance. Chiropractic Care has been used consistently by many professional and Olympic athletes, and it continues to grow in popularity of not only treating injuries but improving performance.
Whiplash occurs most often in auto accidents, and it can occur in the blink of an eye. With Columbia’s high rate of car accidents, whiplash is a common injury. Dr. Sam Henley and the talented team at Active Life Chiropractic in Columbia, MO specialize in treating whiplash injuries.
Kinesio taping techniques have a comprehensive array of therapeutic and rehabilitative benefits. The tape can be left on for several days or up to a week, significantly accelerating the healing process from trauma, injury and inflammatory conditions.
During myofascial release therapy, Dr. Sam will locate the myofascial areas that feel stiff and fixed, rather than of elastic and movable, by using light, manual pressure.