ADIO Chiropractic will show you how you can maximize your bio-mechanical functions by utilizing home foam rolling, and lacrosse ball exercises. Dr. Nick LOVES to hunt trigger points, and hopes to teach you how to properly take care of your muscles and fascia! Check out some of our “how to videos” to help you get started!
Soft Tissue Mobilization
Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a special cups are placed on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, mobility, blood flow, nerve entrapment, tendonitis, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage. Cupping helps promote healthier movement, and aids in recovery from injury or even from a hard work out.
Dr. Nick Chicoine is sufficient in Diversified manual adjusting, Activator technique, Instrument adjusting, Extremity adjusting, Thompson technique and Mirror Image Postural adjusting.
Dr. Nick doesn’t subscribe to any specific adjusting technique but rather caters his adjusting style to what is the most effective and appropriate to accommodate the uniqueness of your condition. At ADIO Chiropractic we believe that everyone is different, and what works for some may not work for everyone. Dr. Nick’s ability to change techniques in real time makes him universally qualified to adjust patients of all ages to their preference in a safe and effective manner.
Chiropractic Bio Physics
Dr. Nick Chicoine is certified in Chiropractic Bio Physics and is Siouxland’s expert for postural restoration. Chiropractic Bio Physics or CBP is the protocol of choice for elite chiropractors who look to spinal rehabilitation and postural correction as means to address not just pain, but disease and organ dysfunction. CBP is the most researched, advanced, results-oriented and effective chiropractic technique, and stands at the leading edge of chiropractic advancements.
Flexion Distraction is a chiropractic technique used to treat many conditions of the lumbar spine. It is a non-surgical technique aimed at increasing spinal motion and resolving disc bulges and disc herniations.
Electrical stimulation is a type of physical therapy modality used to accomplish various tasks in physical therapy. If you have an injury or illness that causes pain or limited functional mobility, your doctor may use electrical stimulation, or E-stim, as one part of your rehabilitation program.
Low back pain, post surgical pain, muscle weakness, tendonitis and bursitis are just a few conditions in which electrical stimulation is utilized.
Ultrasound is applied using the head of an ultrasound probe that is placed in direct contact with your skin via a transmission coupling gel.
Therapeutic ultrasound has been shown to cause increase in healing rates, tissue relaxation, local blood flow, scar tissue breakdown and a decrease inflammation in damaged tissue. ADIO Offers optional CBD infused Salve for ultrasound treatments to boost the anti inflammatory effects as well as aid in longer lasting relief.