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The word "chiropractic" comes from the Greek words cheir (hand) and praxis (action) and literally means "done by hand." Instead of prescribing drugs or performing surgeries, chiropractors use manual treatments of the spine and joints, along with therapies and lifestyle changes to allow the body's natural state of health to fully express itself. Here are some of the manipulation techniques you may come across at a chiropractic office. 

  • Myofascial Release

    Not all pain is caused by obvious injuries like broken bones or cuts. Some pain may stem from the myofascial tissues. These tough membranes are wrapped around your muscles to provide support and connect them to other parts of the body. When myofascial tissue becomes stiff, it may restrict movement in

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  • Manual Technique

    Manual therapy, also known as manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by chiropractors to treat musculoskeletal pain and debility. How Does Manual Therapy Work? This form of physical therapy takes a hands-on approach rather than using devices or machines. When a chiropractor uses

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  • Drop-Table Technique

    Forceful spinal manipulation is not always necessary to treat conditions of the lower back, mid-back and neck. Gentle chiropractic treatment, such as drop table techniques, involves less powerful spinal maneuvering and slower, low-velocity movements that allow the affected joint to stay within its passive

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  • Active Release Techniques

    When there is damage to muscles and other soft tissues including pulls, tears, or not being able to get enough oxygen (hypoxia), it can result in the body producing rough, thick scar tissue in the affected area. Scar tissue restricts the tissues from moving freely because they bind them and tie them

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  • "I ventured into Scarffe Family Chiropractic last year for the grand opening of their Garden City office. I have continued traeatment here as Dr. Scarffe is so commited to helping me maintain the best spinal health possible within a very postive office environment."
    Laura Roof
  • "Very friendly, family oriented, and heartfelt. Too bad I am currently living in Augusta, Georgia right now or else I would still be going. Worth the visit, or any amount of money for the comfort of knowing you are doing something positive for your health."
    The Milhous Family
  • "Both Dr. Dan and Dr. Kristie have a wonderful approach to health and well being. Not only thru chiropractic manipulation, but nutrition and lifestyle advise. I highly recommend seeing them today about tuning up your life."
    David Witucki