Chiropractic Care

Chiropractors are part of a mainstream health care discipline that use spinal adjustments and manual techniques as the primary methods of helping the body heal. Chiropractic focuses on the relationship between the structure (primarily the spine) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health. 

Chiropractors provide care for patients of all ages with a range of acute and chronic conditions.  They use a variety of diagnostic methods, including x-rays & diagnostic ultrasound, to discover the state of your musculoskeletal system.

Chiropractic Care is proven to help:

  • Head, neck & shoulder pain

  • Mid and low back pain

  • Tingling/numbness into arms/legs

  • Headaches & whip lash

  • Elbow and wrist pain

  • Hip/pelvic issues

  • Sports, work or accident related injuries

  • Foot & ankle pain

  • TMJ/jaw pain

  • Balancing the nervous system for optimal functioning in all systems

 

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Dr. Madolyn Linka

Dr. Linka is a diversified doctor of chiropractic, specializing in an adjustment style called Thompson Technique systems, which implements a drop table approach which helps the body calibrate the input stimulus more successfully into the central nervous system. Dr. Linka also utilizes extremity-adjusting, kinesiotaping for pregnancy and injury, custom orthotics, as well as contemporary acupuncture in her practice as a chiropractor.


 
 

Custom Foot Maxx Orthotics

Your feet are the basis of your posture and spinal alignment; therefore the proper proprioceptive support along with adequate movement in the ankles, arches, and toes is important for overall musculoskeletal health. Custom Foot Maxx Orthotics are a great tool to maintain postural health while staying engaged in all of your daily activities. Orthotics help to address chronic lower back conditions and may help relieve foot pain. 

An orthotic visit consists of a questionnaire for your insurance company to determine if orthotics are covered under your health plan, a comprehensive gait analysis, a foam cast, and a series of foot, ankle and lower back adjustments for proper implementation of the orthotic into your daily life. 

 

Common Conditions: 

  • Chondromalacia patella

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • Achilles tendonitis

  • Bunions

  • Hammer toes

  • Shin splints

  • Corns

  • Dropped metatarsals

 

Kinesiotaping

Kinesiology tape is used as a therapeutic tool to alleviate pain, decrease healing time in common overuse injuries and support the body as it changes and adapts. Utilizing K-Tape is a non-invasive and conservative treatment option to help the body heal quickly and efficiently while continuing to participate in an active and healthy lifestyle.

 

Therapeutic Benefits:

  • Proprioception facilitation

  • Muscle facilitation

  • Reduced muscle fatigue

  • Reduced edema (swelling)

  • Pain inhibition

  • Improved lymphatic drainage and blood flow

  • Support for pregnancy pre & post partum