At Body in Balance Wellness Center, serving Tigard, OR, and the nearby region, we offer a range of services to treat various musculoskeletal conditions. However, before we provide any chiropractic services, we conduct diagnostics to determine the cause of your problem so we can more efficiently address the problem. For instance, we may recommend testing to evaluate you for muscular imbalances or other motor system disturbances.
We offer Insight Millennium, which is a revolutionary diagnostic machine that provides us with a glimpse at your central nervous system function. It utilizes surface electromyography (sEMG) technology. It evaluates changes in your spinal column. In addition, our chiropractic specialist may use a static EMG, which is a handheld device used to evaluate your spine and muscles. It can help our practitioner determine where you have muscle tension.
One of the diagnostics we may recommend is an X-ray. This imaging helps us look at your bones. Specifically, we can look for bone separation. We may also use it to assess you for disc degeneration, bone spurs, or dislocations, among other issues. Sometimes, we use it to rule out other causes of your symptoms rather than diagnosing a condition.
Thermography is an assessment tool that detects thermal energy to look for places that are hotter within your body. By assessing for thermal energy differences, our practitioner can determine where you have irritation or inflammation.
While we offer a variety of testing, such as a static EMG, Insight Millennium, etc., one technique we use for all of our patients is a physical evaluation.
During this exam, our chiropractor listens to your concerns. Our practitioner will then look at the area of concern and assess it for swelling or bruising. Our chiropractor will evaluate your range of motion. A range of motion assessment consists of our practitioner asking you to move a body part as much as you can. You'll want to let our practitioner know when you feel pain or discomfort. If this is a back issue, our specialist may check your posture.
Part of your physical evaluation may also include checking your heart rate variability, commonly referred to as your HRV. The HRV test gauges the variations between your heartbeats to evaluate your nervous system function.
Based on our extensive testing that may evaluate everything from your posture to temperature changes within your body, our chiropractor at Body in Balance Wellness Center, serving Tigard, OR, and the general vicinity, receives a thorough and accurate diagnosis of your condition to provide you with a treatment plan to match. We care for patients with motor system disturbances and muscular imbalances as well as those with conditions like fibromyalgia!
Schedule an Appointment with Our Chiropractor in Tigard, OR
Schedule an appointment with Body in Balance Wellness Center in Tigard, OR, by calling us at (503) 675-8747.