Chiropractic in North Hills
Over-the-counter pain relievers, ice, and heating pads mask the true cause of your pain and provide only temporary relief.
The care provided by North Hills chiropractors at Peak Performance Chiropractic is designed to treat your immediate pain, evaluate and identify the source of your pain, and develop a treatment plan to help ensure ongoing health and relief. Dr. Dubyak combines the very best hands-on techniques, the latest physiotherapy procedures along with the highest quality treatment tools on the market to help you begin, accelerate or maintain your journey to good health.
While chiropractors are most commonly noted for treating back pain and neck pain, Peak Performance Chiropractic in North Pittsburgh encompasses more than adjustments for spinal realignment. Our chiropractors specialize in evaluating and treating any condition related to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems of the body.
Conditions commonly treated with chiropractic care include:
- Auto Injuries
- Back Pain
- Neck Pain
- Sports Injuries
- Strains and Sprains
We’re not here just to treat your condition, North Pittsburgh Chiropractors at Peak Performance Chiropractic in strive to develop a doctor/patient relationship based on professionalism and trust. When you arrive at our practice with any type of discomfort, our doctors take the time to get to know you and listen to each of your concerns before developing a treatment plan. Along with your initial consultation, we may use any of the following specialized assessments to identify your specific condition. This involves Dr. Dubyak completing a thorough chiropractic exam lasting 45 minutes or more.
The chiropractic exam includes both general and specific tests such as:
The doctor performing this evaluation will ask that you provide a detailed account of your pain and what you think may be causing the pain. This is especially important for those who recently encountered an injury or accident.
These tests generally target specific muscles and joints and involve movement, or the application of a force to resist movement. Orthopedic exams can help diagnose conditions within the muscles, joints, bones, and their related tissues.
These exams can help determine which area of the body is impaired by evaluating the function of your nervous system and utilizing the reflexes and other motor responses.
Range Of Motion Exam
Range of Motion (ROM) testing allows us to examine your movements and identify differentiations between the symptoms in your body and our knowledge of the body’s functional capabilities.
If we suspect that you are suffering from a condition that we cannot identity from the surface, we may use an X-ray to further investigate your condition. Peak Performance Chiropractic believes that each individual, condition and treatment plan is unique. Our chiropractors take the time to review the results of your examinations and discuss with chiropractic treatment is best for you.
Our chiropractors in North Hills Pittsburgh are dedicated to identifying the source of your pain and developing a treatment plan that best fits your condition.
The following are some of the treatments offered at Peak Performance Chiropractic in our Pittsburgh location:
Adjustments are a type of therapy designed to immediately relieve back pain or specific pain related to the central nervous system. This type of therapy is often used in coordination with joint manipulation and other manipulative therapies.
This type of treatment can alleviate pain points by stimulating your muscular tissues. Regular massage patients have experienced back and joint pain relief in addition to improved stress management abilities and increased relaxation.
Trigger Point Therapy
A trigger point is a knot that can develop in the muscle. Trigger point therapy addresses these knots by applying and releasing isolated pressure to the knot in order to relax your muscle and alleviate pain. Most patients experience relief immediately following their treatment.
Rehabilitative therapy can help those recovering from injuries, slips, falls, or automobiles accidents. Our North Pittsburgh chriopractors customize your physical rehabilitation program to meet your specific needs. Rehabilitation can also be used in coordination with other treatments such as adjustments.
The TENS Unit (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) is a noninvasive piece of equipment used to treat back pain, arthritis, headaches, neck pain, sciatica, temporomandibular joint disorder. This small electronic device alleviates pain by stimulating nerves and sending electrical impulses to the affected areas that block specific nerves from delivering pain sensations to the brain.
Disc decompression is usually performed within 30-45 minutes and reduces pain by relieving the pressure on pinched nerves in your spine.
If you have any questions regarding the chiropractic care in our North Hills clinic that has not been addressed on this page, please Ask The Doctor by submitting your question on the form.