The Active approach chiropractic philosophy
Dr. Ashlock believes the body has an innate ability to heal itself without the use of costly drugs or surgery. Chiropractic care supports vital communication between the brain and body, and is essential to helping people think, feel, and perform their best. He is confident that each of his patients can enhance their quality of life with the proper care. Active Approach patients have experienced dramatic improvements and relief from a variety of ailments—including migraines/headaches, seizures, and persistent pain. As part of a regular health regimen, routine adjustments are highly effective in treating as well as preventing chronic conditions like disc degeneration, arthritis, sciatica, and many other common issues. Active Approach Chiropractic is committed to providing patients with the safest, most effective course to a happier and healthier life.
is chiropractic treatment safe?
Chiropractic is one of the safest, drug-free, non-invasive therapies. In fact, a U.S. medical journal reported an 83.3% approval rating of “excellent” and 95.5% would definitely recommend chiropractic care to others.
Dr. Cale Ashlock is an experienced professional who provides patients with safe, effective care for a variety of conditions. Extensive medical training enables him to identify a patient’s unique needs and to administer appropriate and high-quality care.
How is an adjustment performed?
Chiropractic adjustment is a manual procedure that utilizes the refined skills and techniques developed during Dr. Cale Ashlock's intensive years of chiropractic education. Dr. Ashlock uses his hands to adjust the joints of the spine, in order to restore and enhance joint function. Adjustment of a joint helps to restore joint motion, resolve joint inflammation, and reduce pain. Chiropractic adjustment is a highly controlled procedure that is gentle and specific. Dr. Ashlock adapts the procedure to meet the individual needs of each patient. Patients often note positive changes in their symptoms immediately following treatment.
Is chiropractic treatment ongoing?
Dr. Cale Ashlock consults with patients one on one to understand their specific problems and concerns. He uses information from the consultation in addition to state-of-the-art digital X-ray equipment to determine the underlying issues causing the patient’s pain or discomfort. Dr. Ashlock then performs a comprehensive exam to create a tailored treatment plan specific to their needs.
Who can benefit from chiropractic care?
In short—everyone! Dr. Cale Ashlock cares for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. He is especially well known for his expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain, and headaches, children, and pregnant mothers. Dr. Ashlock also cares for patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries which can affect overall body function.
Why is chiropractic important during pregnancy?
Chiropractic provides natural care to support comfortable pregnancies and safer births. Women under chiropractic care can expect significant benefits throughout their pregnancy, labor, and delivery—these include reduced back and pelvic pain, reduction in preeclampsia, less need for pain medication, and 30-39% shorter labor and delivery times. In fact, 84% of women who seek chiropractic care during pregnancy report substantial relief from muscle pain. Women who receive regularly adjustments in their third trimester are able to carry and deliver their baby with much more comfort.
Is chiropractic appropriate for children?
Yes, children can benefit from chiropractic care. Children are highly active and experience falls/blows during play, sports, or daily living. These injuries can lead to symptoms including back and neck pain, stiffness, soreness, or discomfort. Chiropractic care is always adapted to the individual patient. It is a highly specified treatment, and in the case of children, very gentle.
is chiropractic important for babies?
Babies can benefit immensely from chiropractic treatment. Gentle manipulations ease tension and strain, and can be performed immediately following birth. This has proven to boost babies' immune systems, support healthy growth and development, and reduce general fussiness. Additionally, chiropractic can relieve ear aches and ear infections, breastfeeding/latching issues, acid reflux, and colic. In a recent study, 316 infants diagnosed with colic reported 94% successful resolution within the first two weeks of chiropractic care.