5/20/20 - Kelley Chiropractic remains closed due to Covid-19. Dr. Kelley is checking phone messages daily. Please call (843) 321-8119 if you need guidance on home care, etc.
Home Care Protocol for Sciatica:
Home care to reduce pain and inflammation of a disc injury. Stretches and nutrition to help heal a disc injury.
Home Care Protocol for Piriformis Syndrome:
If your pain is in buttocks and back of thigh, but does not go below the knee you may have Piriformis Syndrome. This happens when the piriformis muscle (one of the major buttocks muscles) presses on the sciatic nerve.
Home Care Protocol for Low Back Spasm
Typically, a person with a psoas spasm (hip flexor spasm) will feel better while sitting, then when they arise from a chair they may need two or three steps before then can straighten to standing. Often a patient will have one side that is in spasm. These patients will either be flexed laterally or have their shoulders quite dramatically off to one side in relation to where their hips are.
Activator Instrument Chiropractic
With a light, quick force the Activator Method chiropractic instrument restores alignment and normal motion to joints that have become stuck in the wrong position. Invented in 1967, Activator was the first and remains the most-widely used chiropractic instrument. With four settings, it is effective and safe for everyone from small children, to large men. This unique hand-held instrument has been studied extensively with results published in peer-reviewed research papers. Book Online Now
Cox Disc Decompression
Cox Flexion/Distraction is a gentle stretch of the spine (decompression) to create slight vacuum in the spine which pulls fluid and nutrition into the discs and joints. After an injured disc is healed, decompression is an excellent to keep the disc healthy and prevent re-injury.
Arthritis in the spine is called "Degenerative Disc Disease". A lifetime of gravity makes discs dehydrated and flat. Over time the discs stop supporting your body and your weight shifts from the discs to the joints of the spine. This causes pain while standing for a long period or when you first get up in the morning. Cox decompress is an excellent way to restore motion and relieve the pain spinal arthritis! Book Cox decompression with Dr. Kelley LeBlanc.
Mind/Body Emotional Release (MBER)
Mind/Body Emotional Release identifies unresolved, recurring thoughts, emotions, or body pain. These persistent neurological patterns can cause stress ranging from tight muscles to PTSD. Objective measures are used to identify specific factors that stimulate cortical, sensory, motor, and lymbic pathways of the brain, to "short-circuit" unresolved neurological pathways.
Mind/Body Emotional Release draws on multiple methods designed to interrupt detrimental neurological patterns. These include Bio-energetic Synchronization Technique (BEST), Reconnective Healing, Logan Basic Technique, Applied Kinesiology, Acupuncture, Polarity Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Somatic Experiencing Technique, and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT).
Graston Technique® (GT) therapy is a comfortable and effective method of soft tissue massage using instruments.The force applied by the practitioner is spread over the tools soft edge. The action of the instrument smooths the underlying muscle, tendons and ligaments. Removing "knots", trigger points and adhesion.
Other soft-tissue therapies include Kinesotaping, an elastic sports tape designed to relieve pain while supporting muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Low Level Laser Therapy, which has been shown to reduce pain, inflammation, edema, and promote healing. Soft-tissue therapy is done in conjunction with a chiropractic visit. Book a chiropractic visit.
Yoga-based Home Exercise Instruction
Patients learn simple yoga-based exercises for stretching, strengthening and balance to speed their recovery through home rehabilitation. Home exercise is the key to quick recovery and stabilization. Exercise instruction is often included in during a regular chiropractic visit. Book a chiropractic visit.
Webster Prenatal Chiropractic
During pregnancy women often suffer from low back, sacroiliac pain or pain at the front of the pelvis. Studies show that chiropractic is safe and effective during pregnancy to relieve pain, improve sleep and balance the pelvis so that baby has the maximum room to turn head down at the right time. Chiropractic has been shown to shorten labor time, reduce labor pain and reduce the risk of C-section. Find out more about prenatal chiropractic from the American Pregnancy Association. Book prenatal chiropractic with Dr. Kelley.
Research shows that chiropractic is safe and effective for children, even newborn infants. A very light force is required to adjust a child and they typically require fewer visits than an adult. Studies show that chiropractic is effective for ear infections, colic and much more. Parents will be pleased to hear that children who get adjusted often sleep better. Find out more about Pediatric Chiropractic. Book a pediatric chiropractic visit.
Nutrition effects every cell of the body either positively or negatively. Improvements in diet can prevent or reverse heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Diet can also improve sleep, energy, concentration and mood. Each person has unique dietary needs and sensitivities. A customized approach is needed to ensure success. If you are ready to make a change for the better and are looking for information, guidance and support. Book nutritional counseling.
We are an out-of-network provider. Please check with your insurance company for your specific coverage. Medicare patients may expect reimbursement for the adjustment portion of their visit.
Kelley Chiropractic and Wellness
"Research-based healthcare delivered by intuitive hands."
Village at Wexford Shopping Center
1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Suite K100
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Phone: (843) 321-8119 Fax: (404) 448-4493