We specialize in...
The following conditions are commonly treated by our practice:
- Headaches which include migraines, cluster, and tension
- Pain and stiffness in neck, shoulder, or arms
- Backache, sciatica, and disc injuries
- "Pinched nerves"
- Pain in hips, legs, knees, and ankles
- Pain and numbness in hands and feet
- Sprains and strains
- Painful joints
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Sports or work related injuries
At Emery Chiropractic Group, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic wellness care to our patients. Below is a sampling of the different chiropractic services we offer in our Ridgewood office.
We provide spinal correction utilizing gentle chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic have we been able to provide the level of help and expertise that now exists. These newer correction methods are even safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a Doctor of Chiropractic, Kevin Emery has years of training and experience in spinal adjustment.
Physical therapy is conveniently available in conjunction with chiropractic care in one location which eliminates the need to travel to different facilities. Our physical therapist, Dr. Sheldon Shterengarts, has experience working with a wide spectrum of patients from adolescents to geriatrics as well as treating orthopedic, neurological, post-surgical, sports-related and personal injuries. Dr. Emery and Dr. Shterengarts work together to coordinate a personalized care plan that is best for your condition.
We teach our patients special "blueprint" exercises to help strengthen and correct their own unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.
We often find it helpful to "coach" our patients on certain activities they should avoid or do differently to avoid aggravating their particular health challenge. Our goal is to help every patient achieve a fulfilling and happy lifestyle full of the activities they enjoy most. We recognize that each patient is a whole person, and helping them reach true health and wellness is a collaborate effort between our professionals and our patients.
We provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices to enhance our patient´s return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for you? Do you know how these supplements and vitamins interact with one another? Kevin Emery can provide a structured nutritional program based on your individual needs.
Massage therapy offers a natural conservative treatment approach that relieves musculoskeletal pain for many patients. Our office provides specific massage and muscular therapy that is tailored to meet the patient's condition and injury. The benefits of massage therapy may include increasing blood circulation, reducing swelling, relaxing muscles, relieving muscle pain and spasms, and aid in recovery and range of motion.
Spinal & Postural Screenings
Posture and spinal screenings can reveal important health information and unlock the door to improved health and well-being. We provide screenings at area malls, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.
What is Chiropractic Treatment?
Chiropractic is the science that is concerned with the relationship between structure, primarily the spine, and function, primarily the nervous system, of the human body. The relationship between the two may affect the restoration and perservation of health.
Chiropractors use spinal manipulation (adjustments) to treat patients. Spinal manipulation is thousands of years old but has been refined to an art by the chiropractic profession.
The medical definition of health is “the optimum physical, social, and mental well being and not merely the absence of disease” (Dorland’s). Therefore, you can be ill and not have symptoms as is evidenced by someone with high blood pressure. Your body can have nerve pressure or irritation that will produce subclinical (unnoticed) problems. This means that your body is not working at peak efficiency but you are not aware of it…yet! By eliminating nerve interference, Chiropractic care can prevent certain conditions from developing and enable the body to maintain its natural resistance formula for continuous good health. Adjustments, proper nutrition, adequate exercise, sufficient rest, good posture, and a positive mental attitude all our factors that play into one maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
METHODS OF TREATMENT
Besides adjustments, doctors of Chiropractic may use other methods of treatment. Some of these methods include:
- Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS)
- Moist heat
- Exercise Therapy
- Neuromuscular Reeducation
Dr. Emery also has an affiliation with another office that offers services for physical therapy, acupuncture, etc... that he can refer patients to. He works with an orthopedic and sports massage therapist that can come to the office by appointment.