ArthroStim® and VibraCussor® Instruments

The Adjustment…

Chiropractic adjustments help stimulate the body to heal itself. Traditionally chiropractors have used single high-energy thrusting and pulling movements to adjust areas of the body. The adjustments set a series of events into motion…

The adjustment produces precise movements which stimulate ‘neural receptors’ in an area. This receptors, in turn produce nerve impulses which relay crucial information to the brain.

The brain depends on this neurological feedback stream’ to update its awareness about an area. Once the brain evaluates the changes prompted by the adjustment, it issues self-correcting commands to the muscular system, and other systems, to bring about healing changes.

Recently, new ways of producing this important neurological feedback streams have been developed. The ArthroStim® instrument is one of the most effective and comfortable tools for creating the valuable input in an area.

The Arthrostim® Instrument

The ArthroStim® Instrument delivers 12-14 incremental thrusts per second. By dividing the energy of a single thrust into rapid successive inputs, the ArthroStim® Instrument modulates the (peak) force. This allows your doctor to administer an extremely comfortable and highly effective adjustment.

The secret to the instrument’s effectiveness comes from its controlled repetitive input. This input produces a cumulative ‘snowballing’ effect on neural receptors.

This permits the ArthroStim® Instrument to create extensive neurological feedback to the brain, using greatly reduced forces.

By utilizing controlled, incremental thrusts, the ArthroStim® Instrumental is also able to stimulate specific neural receptors (mechanoreceptors) without activating undesirable pain receptors.

The Benefits

The ArthroStim® Instrument permits your practitioners to maintain the effectiveness of your adjustment while reducing the amount of force that is applied. This dynamic combination allows the practitioner to comfortably manage a wider range of conditions.

Individuals that may especially benefit from the use of the ArthroStim® Instrument include:

  • Infants and young children
  • Individuals in acute pain
  • Particularly sensitive individuals
  • Individuals who dislike being ‘cracked’
  • Elderly individuals

Even individuals who are larger and stronger (and may be difficult to adjust with a single thrust) can benefit from the neurological assist that the ArthroStim® Instrument provides.

Your practitioners may use the ArthroStim® Instrument by itself, or in combination with other adjusting methods. Depending on the approach they feel is best for your specific case.

The VibraCussor® Instrument

VibraCussor® percussion therapy is an exciting new treatment approach for muscle and ligament problems and related myofascial conditions.

The VibraCussor® Instrument is used by many professional sports teams to enhance rehabilitation and help reduce pain and discomfort among their top players. Now that same technology is available in this office.

The VibraCussor® delivers waves of percussive impulses deep into the tissues of the body. These percussion waves promote an increase in circulation and lymphatic flow and a decrease in muscle spasm. Additionally, these waves heighten neurological awareness specific areas of the body and facilitate energetic normalization.

The repetitive pumping action of the VibraCussor® is ideal for releasing joints. The power of multiple percussive waves accumulates to loosen up ‘stuck’ areas without using heavy thrusting forces.

VibraCussor® therapy is very effective for relaxing muscles. The VibraCussor® can be used to warm up muscles and setting proper tonus prior to athletic events. VibraCussor® therapy can be used to following an event/exercise to flush muscles and help minimize soreness.

The VibraCussor® Instrument can also be used to gently change the flexibility of shortened ligaments. This can help increase limited ranges of motion and improve postural distortions.

The VibraCussor® is also highly effective in treating ‘fascial restrictions’. Restrictions at the shoulder hip and knee joints can be treated successfully with minimal discomfort.

VibraCussor® therapy often helps ‘frozen’ shoulders to become mobile in just a few visits. The VibraCussor® is also a very helpful with scars and adhesions associated with surgery.

VibraCussor® Therapy Indications:

  • Joint fixations
  • Postural distortions
  • Myofascial restrictions
  • Trigger points (without injection)
  • ‘frozen’ shoulder
  • TMJ problems
  • Scar tissue
  • ‘energetic tune-up’

VibraCussor® therapy produces a piezo-electric effect deep in tissues of the body. The VibraCussor® Instrument is also effective when used in cranio-social work; visceral manipulation and somatic-emotional release therapy.

To make an appointment for yourself and those you care about, please call Dr. Michael Weber at (605) 642-1000

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