At Health Atlast Pocatello, we specialize in nonsurgical solutions to pain, injuries and discomfort. In technical terms, Chiropractic treatments is a form of health care that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of neuromusculoskeletal system disorders and the effects of these disorders on overall health and wellness. Chiropractors are known as Doctors of Chiropractic Medicine or Chiropractic Physicians. Our main goal here at Health Atlast Pocatello is to treat the actual problem, instead of relying on precriptions to masked the pain.
Using whole body and spinal structural assessment, chiropractic care strives to identify and remove barriers, to improve fluid movement in order to enhance function. Although perhabs best known for effective treatment of the neck and back pain, chiropractic care is also a potent intervention in the treatment of headaches, hip, knee, and shoulder pain and dysfunction, as well as other joints and muscle complaints.
A typical office visit with Dr. Shaloam Ofisa will involve, full body assessment with an extensive history and physical exam, followed by treatment consisting of manual therapies, physical therapy modalities, and therapeutic and rehabilitative exercise prescription. Diet and lifestyle recommendations are usually added to help improve and manitain overall health, well being, and quality of life. The most common therapeutic procedure performed by Doctors of chiropractic is known as ” spinal manipulation ” also called ” chiropractic adjustment “. This procedure is done on the affected joints and soft tissue to restore mobility, thereby alleviating pain and muscle tightness and allowing joints, muscles and ligaments to heal more quickly.
Our approach to chiropractic care at Health Atlast Pocatello, is distinctive in that we utilize the latest available research and clinical evidence to guide our treatments. We also strive to find solutions to each individual’s needs and help empower patients to take an active part in managing their conditions. This partnership helps to decrease the need for ongoing care.