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Our Chiropractic Techniques

Chiropractors use a variety of chiropractic techniques, physical medicine, and rehabilitation therapies in addition to nutritional advice to care for the whole person.

The primary goal is to enhance and improve a patient’s overall health and wellness without using drugs or surgery.

The techniques we use in your care at Langlitz Chiropractic & Massage will be designed to fit your body’s specific needs. Our doctors will always discuss your care and the process with you at every visit before starting.

Here are some of the most common techniques we use.

Springfield Chiropractor Dr. George Langlitz

Our techniques are gentle and safe for all patients.

Acupuncture

The perfect adjunct to your chiropractic care, we use acupuncture for meridian balance, symptom relief and many organic health complaints. read more»

Cold Laser/Low Level Laser/ Light Therapy or LLT

This wave of the future therapy works very effectively. It’s non-invasive, suitable for almost everyone, easy to apply, and painless. Some will even feel the effects immediately upon starting. Our cold laser light promotes healing and intracellular communication, regeneration, and repair.
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Diversified

After identifying which vertebrae have lost their normal motion or position, a specific manual thrust is applied to free up “stuck” spinal joints. read more»

Electrical Muscle Stimulation

We use this special type of low level electrical current to stimulate supporting muscles of your spine, reducing inflammation and spasm. read more»

Instrument Adjustments

This is often the gentlest method of adjusting the spine. The patient lies on the table face down while the chiropractor uses a spring-loaded activator instrument to perform the adjustment. This technique is often used to perform adjustments on animals as well.

Gonstead

This full spine approach relies on X-rays and a heat-sensing instrument for a thorough evaluation and documented results. read more»

Kinesiotaping

This therapeutic elastic tape can be used to reduce pain and inflammation of over-worked muscles, but still allowing full range of motion. It is especially helpful in treating knee injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, low back pain/injuries and sports injuries.

Lumbar Roll (aka side posture)

The chiropractor positions the patient on his or her side. A quick and precise manipulative thrust is applied to the misaligned vertebra, returning it to its proper position.

Massage Therapy

Working hand in glove with chiropractic, therapeutic massage can improve muscle tone and help make lasting changes to the spine. Plus it feels great! read more»

Nutritional Counseling

Nutrition is an important part of staying healthy. We will discuss the basics of proper nutrition and counsel you on how you can achieve total health and wellness by including a healthy diet to your daily lifestyle. We’re also able to refer you to a naturopath or dietitian if you need more specialized guidance.

Rehabilitation

Without some form of rehab, recovery from an injury or long-term spinal problem can take longer to achieve. The combined effectiveness of chiropractic, physical therapy and exercise rehabilitation can help improve motion, increase muscle strength, enhance coordination and balance and prevent your original health problem from returning again and again. read more..

Release Work

The chiropractor applies gentle pressure using his or her fingertips to separate the vertebrae.

Traction

Spinal traction is beneficial in treating back pain due to injury or a degenerative disorder. The use of manual or mechanical forces are applied to the body in an attempt to stretch the spine.

Thompson

Thompson Terminal Point technique is a system of analysis and a special table that reduces the amount of energy needed to adjust your spine. read more»

Ultrasound

This high-tech deep tissue “micro-massage” helps reduce swelling, increase blood flow, decrease pain, reduce joint stiffness and stimulate cell-repair. read more»

Pregnancy Care

We utilize special techniques during pregnancy as well as offer pediatric care. Pregnancy care consists of prenatal (before birth) and postnatal (after birth).

Custom Foot Orthotics

Problems in your feet can create compensatory problems in the back and neck. The use of custom orthotics can make a dramatic difference.

Our techniques are designed to bring you the best health, and are comfortable, gentle, and safe.

Call today to start! (413) 732-4800