Chiropractic Manipulation Therapy (CMT)
There is a substantial amount of research indicating the many benefits of Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy (CMT) for neuromusculoskeletal problems. CMT consists of passive maneuvers in which specifically directed manual forces are applied to the vertebral and extravertebral articulations of the body, with the objective of restoring mobility to restricted areas and/or restoring alignment. This can be achieved through specific-contact thrust procedures by hand or use of gentle assisted-devices such as drop tables, activator instruments, or pelvic blocks.
We recognize that certain types of neck adjustments are contraindicated for some clinical conditions. Therefore, we have multiple other pain relief methods to assist in your healing, when this is the case. Dr. Hartje has treated patients from one day old to ninety-eight years young, and he carefully chooses and/or adapts the CMT that fits best regarding the injury, other health problems, age and patient sensitivity.