These services are included in your appointment with Dr. Shantai as needed or requested.
Nutritional and Dietary Support
Dr. Shantai Watson utilizes nutritional supplementation to accelerate the healing process and support a healthy lifestyle. She will ask about your dietary habits and give nutritional recommendations as needed. See her FullScript account (LINK) to get more information on what she has found to be the most effective professional grade products.
Taping (RockTape™) works by lifting the fascia in injured areas to allow improved blood flow and to cue to the brain to decrease pain and improve function in the area. It offers support and stability to joints and muscles, without limiting range of motion. For expecting moms, this can be a great addition to prenatal chiropractic.
By prescribing rehabilitative exercises and stretches to her patients, Dr. Shantai Watson helps to accelerate the healing process and restore proper biomechanics, preventing future injuries. She may use tools such as bands, weights, TRX Bands, foam rollers etc. Prepare to be active in your recovery!
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM)
IASTM is a technique which uses a stainless steel instrument to stimulate the body to break down scar tissue caused by an injury, overuse or surgery. It allows a quicker recovery time by helping to remove range of motion restrictions and decreasing pain. It can be used to treat all sorts of soft tissue injuries from sprains and strains to plantar fascitis.
Percussive therapy uses a handheld device to deliver strong, rapid short duration impulses to superficial and deep tissues. It is often used to treat muscle soreness and spasm, and is popular among world-class athletes and weekend warriors alike.
Static & Dynamic Cupping
Cupping involves placing a cup with negative pressure on the skin in strategic areas. This lifts the fascia and allows removes stagnancy in blood flow. It helps to reduce muscle soreness, improve lymph flow and even to assist in sinus drainage. When performed dynamically (with the patient moving) it can be used to improve range of motion and remove adhesions.