As concern of side effects, dependance and unknown long term health effects continues to grow regarding the use of pharmaceuticals, patients are increasingly seeking alternative treatments that are effective and safe.
Chinese herbal medicine has been practiced for centuries. When prescribed by a licensed practitioner, herbs are safe and effective treatment for many diseases. An herbal medicine formula is a mixture of many herbs tailored to the individual patient and his or her condition. Formulas are designed to target the illness and to improve overall constitutional health. They are drafted in such a way as to minimize side effects while maximizing beneficial results.Learn More About Herbal Medicine at Irvine Spine and Sport
The term “chiropractic adjustment” describes hundreds of different ways of using carefully directed and controlled pressure to restore joint motion and position. Your Irvine Spine and Sport Chiropractor can improve the function of nearly any joint in the body (shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands, hips, knees, ankles and feet) – Chiropractic Adjustments are not just limited to the correction of spinal joints.Learn More About Chiropractic Therapy at Irvine Spine and Sport
Many massage therapy techniques have been developed over the centuries to combat a variety of problems seen by the Chiropractors of Irvine Spine and Sport. Several of these techniques are used extensively by our doctors and their staff of therapists.Learn More About Deep Muscle Therapy at Irvine Spine and Sport
Injuries that result from over-used muscles often respond well to the Active Release Technique, a soft-tissue treatment method that often provides immediate and dramatic results. Headaches, low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, iliotibial band (ITB) friction syndrome, rotator cuff problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and effectively with the Active Release Technique.Learn More About Active Release Technique (ART) Muscle Therapy
Some of the most severe neck and low back symptoms are caused by Disc Bulges, Herniated Discs, Ruptured Discs and Degenerative Disc Disease. Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression provides relief to severe low back and neck pain sufferers by gently reducing the pressure within the discs of the spine using the state-of-the-art DRX9000 Spinal Decompression Machine. Over successive treatments the disc is returned to its prior, healthy shape and hydration.Learn More About Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy
As a former professional soccer player and bodybuilder, Diane Kazer, FDN, suffered numerous health conditions that weren’t adequately addressed with traditional medicine. Her research and efforts to find solutions to her own health issues led her to Functional Diagnostic Nutrition a field of nutrition focused on the identifying the root cause of an ailment rather than simply calories and vitamins and minerals. She now helps others to identify the issues plaguing their health and helps them to unlock their hidden health potential.
Diane’s Mission as a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and ‘Wellness Warrior’ is: “To help you recruit the highest potential of health within yourself and to empower you with the knowledge to make your own health decisions”. In other words, to help you become your own best doctor.Learn More About Functional Diagnostic Nutrition with Diane Kazer
As a Stress Management Coach and Personal Power Planner, Daley Erickson knows that all high-level, high-performance peoplehave a plan and take steps – daily – to achieve the Amazing Life of their dreams. Unfortunately, many encounter roadblocks on the road to Health, Happiness and Prosperity – often due to a lack of planning, poor organization or unnecessary feeling of overwhelm.Stress is often related to a lack of control; an inability to shape your day, your choices or your life in the way that you choose.
Daley Erickson’s strength lies in helping people create an action plan, stick to it and clear the obstacles standing in the way toward a happy and fulfilling life. Having a plan and managing the daily details of your life is often the CURE to stress and that feeling of helplessness and hopelessness.Learn More About Stress Management with Daley Erickson
As the oldest continuously practiced medicine in the world, acupuncture utilizes the insertion of very fine, sterile needles to stimulate specific points on the body.This stimulation initiates a healing response with the goal of restoring and maintaining health.Highly effective and as natural as green tea, acupuncture has few complications or side effects when delivered properly by a qualified practitioner. Acupuncture is a costeffective, minimally invasive treatment method that has proven beneficial in the treatment of hundreds of diseases and illnesses. The World Health Organization acknowledges its efficacy in the treatment of over 100 conditions, and that list is ever expanding. From pain management to constitutional and internal issues, acupuncture can be a primary treatment and a complementary treatment to western medicine on a wide range of issues.
Acupuncture has proven itself as a superior choice in the treatment of pain management. The ability of acupuncture to reduce pain has exceeded prescription pain killers without the risk of addiction.Learn More About Acupuncture at Irvine Spine and Sport