Author Archives: Dr. Jim Neilson

Preventive care: Knees

A common area that people experience pain or injury is in their knees. Taking good care of your knees now should be a high priority-reducing torque and impact, so that you won’t have to deal with greater consequences later, after they have withstood years of abuse. Here are a few tips on protecting your knees […]

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A bit of my background

I believe that your emotions affect your health. I try to teach people to be observers of their thoughts and emotions. As human beings we tend to focus on the negative- as our default. The more you focus on the things you do want, the less you focus on what you don’t want, and as […]

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Testimonial by Alissa

Hello Everyone! Today I wanted to do something a little different by sharing with you one of my client testimonials. Alissa visited my office for the first time today with complaint of acute knee pain from dancing and playing basketball. Here, Alissa shares her experience of being a first time patient in my office, and […]

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Customised care for you.

We at Balance Chiropractic PC believe that lifestyle, nutrition, exercise, your relationships, work, fun, spiritual connections, life purpose and passion are all part of your health. In working with my patients I combine therapies to support all areas of life that contribute to well-being and health. I work directly with my patients to co-create a […]

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Muscle Response Testing AKA Applied Kinesiology

In Applied Kinesiology and muscle response testing we test many muscles to check the integrity of the muscular system and skeletal system of the body.  Even though I have been a student of Applied Kinesiology and muscle testing for over 20 years now, I still continue to marvel at how valuable a tool it is. […]

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Graston Instruments used in Chiropractic Care

Graston Instruments As a Holistic Chiropractor there are various instruments and tools that I use. Some of the tools I utilize are called the Graston Instruments. These tools are used to break up scar tissue and adhesion’s in the soft tissue around the injury; that would be the tendons, ligaments, and joint capsules.   Soft […]

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Intro to “NIS” Neurological Integration System

Practitioners all over the world have used the Neurological Integration System for the past 20 years. It has been used to treat acute pain and chronic illness at the cellular level addressing the cause, instead of just the symptom. “The approach is safe, non-invasive, non-manipulative, so it is therefore suitable for the newborn baby through […]

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Chiropractic Tools: Deep Muscle Stimulator (DMS)

The Deep Muscle Stimulator (DMS) is one of the instruments I use to increase circulation, reduce pain, and break up muscular scar tissue. I usually use a fluffy towel between you and the DMS because it is a strong and effective instrument. Utilizing this tool helps release muscle spasms, increase blood and lymphatic flow, and […]

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Should children see a chiropractor?

Similar to requiring regular dental check-ups, children require regular spinal check-ups as well, to insure the development of healthy spines. Many significant spinal problems can have their origin in the accidents of a normal, active childhood and even in the process of childbirth itself. There have been a number of studies linking a healthy spine […]

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