Category Archives: Holistic Medicine

What is Neurostim?

The Dolphin Neurostim consists of 2 micro current units that produce tiny impulses that relax the muscles, release endorphins (the body’s natural pain killers), and calm the nervous system. This tool is on the same wave length as the body, so you don’t feel the electricity. This pain management device is held in each area […]

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The graston technique for soft tissue.

There are various treatment methods I use as a Holistic Chiropractor. Today I am going to talk about one of these treatments, called the Graston Technique. The Graston Technique is also known as Graston Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization. Using a specialized set of tools, Graston Technique is an extremely effective treatment for musculoskeletal pain. […]

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What is holistic chiropractic?

I am a holistic Chiropractor in beautiful Bend Oregon. The term holistic Chiropractic means that I treat the Person with the injury versus just the injury itself. That can mean finding out what other areas of the person’s body are affecting or causing an injury. I look at getting the whole body in balance, addressing […]

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Is chriopractic safe durring pregnacy?

At Balance Chiropractic PC we provide treatment for the whole family. Today I am going to discuss the importance of chiropractic care for pregnant women. Pregnancy is an especially good time for a better functioning nerve system. As the baby grows, the extra weight puts additional stress on spinal joints. We often receive referrals from […]

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what is “NST” Neuro-Structural Integration Technique

A lot of times you will hear me use the term ‘NST’, so today I thought I would break down exactly what I mean when I use this acronym. NST stands for Neuro-Structural Integration Technique. The main focus of NST is to remove pain and dysfunctional physiological and psychological conditions by restoring the structural integrity […]

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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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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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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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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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Using Applied Kinesiology

At Balance Chiropractic PC, we provide treatment, coaching support, and high quality organic whole-food supplementation for the whole family. Each individual who visits my office is unique, meaning that the same technique cannot always be applied to everyone. As a result, I try to determine the best approach for each individual and make the correction […]

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