CHIROPRACTIC CARE & SERVICES

Chiropractic Services Does Balance Natural Offer?

Chiropractic care at Balance Natural Medicine is personalized, comprehensive and cutting-edge. We know chiropractic adjustments can be intimidating so offer many non-evasive, low-force options as well as traditional manual adjustments. We step back and assess your entire body to see if all joints and muscles are working together like a fine-tuned symphony. If not, we find the imbalance and customize treatment through a combination of therapies that may include soft tissue mobilization, laser therapy, rehabilitation exercises and chiropractic adjustments.

Whether you visit our RIDGWAY or TELLURIDE office, our integrative approach is specifically designed to get you feeling and moving better in as few visits as possible!

How Will I Know What Is Right For Me?

Please call or schedule an appointment! We can then determine a right service and care program based on your situation.

Chiropractic Care can be used for the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain – low back pain, upper back pain
  • Headaches
  • Numbness, tingling, neuropathy
  • Sciatica
  • Postural correction
  • Plater fasciitis
  • Muscle soreness
  • Aches and pains

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“Repetitive use or stress is the main cause for neck, shoulder and back pain. A single session can relieve pain and conditions will improve quickly with a simple home routine and follow up plan. My goal is to get you feeling better in as few visits as possible.”

– DR. JESSICA BALBO

 

What is Flexion-Distraction?

This technique uses a special chiropractic table that allows for a very gentle traction/stretching of the spine from head to toe.  It helps increase spinal motion and resolves disc bulges and disc herniations with a safe, gentle, non-force treatment that take pressure off the spinal nerves that may be injured or dysfunctional. It has been proven to lessen symptoms of sciatica and disc issues and has saved many patients from ongoing discomfort, temporary disability and spinal surgery.

What is the Diversified Technique?

Diversified Chiropractic Technique (DCT) is the most commonly used adjustment technique by chiropractors, as reported by the American Chiropractic Association. This gentle, hands-on approach is characterized by a high-velocity, low-amplitude thrust. DCT is differentiated from other techniques in that its objective is to restore proper movement and alignment of spine and joint dysfunction.

What is the Activator Technique?

The Activator Method uses a small, hand-held instrument called the Activator Adjusting Instrument to deliver a gentle, low-force impulse to the spine with the goal of restoring motion to the targeted spinal vertebra or joint.

There are two theoretical advantages of this technique.
1 – The instrument is so quick that the body’s muscles are less likely to tense in response, and resist the treatment, thus making it more effective.
2 – The applied force is localized and does not add any additional torque or bending movement to the joint.

What is the ArthroStim Adjustment?

The ArthroStim technique is another alternative to manual adjustments. This small, hand-held device delivers repetitive impulses to the body, making it stronger and faster than a typical single-thrust adjustment, and thus more comfortable. It also delivers a 12-14 hertz impulse, the same brain waves that are associated with meditation and relaxation, so the brain responds favorably to treatments.  Arthrostim adjustments can be very effective for children, elderly or sensitive individuals.

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MEET JESSICA BALBO

Dr. Balbo stays on the cutting edge of therapeutic practices and has completed hundreds of hours of post-doctoral training. She is certified in Active Release Technique (ART), Kinesio Taping and Yamuna Body Rolling. In addition she has extensive continuing education credit hours in injury rehabilitation, nutrition and functional medicine and neuro-cranial techniques.

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