Richmond based chiropractic health care service for treatment of your neck, back, extremities and soft tissue injuries. Common conditons treated daily inclued shoulder injuries such as rotator cuff damage, knee disorders including ligament injuries and pain due to osteoarthritis, elbow pain such as tennis elbow, conditions of the hand such as tendonitis or carpal tunnel, problems of the hip such as bursitis or Tensor fascia lata irritation, problems of the foot such as sprained ankles or plantar fascitis, Jaw problems including TMJ conditions such as those caused by the lateral Ptyerigoid muscles and many other skeletal and soft tissue complaints. We support several treatment options from active release technique, graston, laser therapy, activator therapy, electro therapy, traction therapy, electro accupuncture, pulse wave therapy, ultrasound therapy and custom orthotics.
Dr. Peters treats a wide range of neuromusculoskeletal conditions including special needs of the geriatric and pediatric age groups. With his back ground in sports he has been a valuable asset in maximizing the performance capacities of those athletes who seek his help.
Dr.Peters is a member in good standing of the BC Chiropractic Association (BCCA)
The BCCA is the voluntary organization that represents BC’s chiropractic doctors on matters including health policy, public relations, and liaison with health authorities including WorkSafeBC, ICBC, Pacific Blue Cross and other agencies. Established in 1934, the BC Chiropractic Association (BCCA) continues to work for the increased awareness and improvement of health care outcomes.
Stevestons longest practicing chiropractor with over 24 years experience and over 200,000 treatments provided. Our mission is to provide timely, effective care to aid you in dealing with your health problems.
Active Release Technique (ART, also called Active Release Technique) is a soft tissue stretch-movement-based technique. It is used to treat problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.
Specific conditions that can be treated with ART include headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome other peripheral nerve entrapments, shin splints, sciatica, TMJ, plantar fasciitis, tendinitis and other soft tissue disorders of the body.
The goal of ART is to restore the smooth movement of muscles and ligaments or to release entrapments of myofascial, ligamentous and or neurological tissues.
This Richmond based Steveston Chiropactic office has been using this technique successfully for many years.
Dr. Peters is certified in Active Release Technique.
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Graston Technique is an advanced therapeutic method for diagnosing and treating disorders of the muscles and related connective tissue. The method employs one of six stainless steel instruments of particular shape and size, which are used by practitioners to evaluate and treat injured or irritated tissues in patients’ bodies. Graston is especially well suited in detecting and resolving adhesions, restrictions, scar tissue or irritation in the muscles and tendons and connective tissue in all locations of the body. The intrument used is choosen based on the body part, tissue mass and and the particular disorder or complaint. The Graston method has been successfully employed in treating conditions such as carpal tunnel, rotator cuff injuries, knee disorders (especially collateral ligament injuries), plantar fascitis, TMJ disorders, intercostal muscle sprains/strains, TFL disorders, lateral epicondylitis and many more common musculoskeletal conditions.
This Richmond based Steveston Chiropractic office has been using this technique successfully for many years and the technique is appropriate across the age spectrum from children to senior citizens. Dr. Peters has advanced standing in this technique and finds it especially useful on his athletic patients.
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Low-level laser therapy (LLLT, also known as photobiomodulation, cold laser therapy and laser biostimulation).
Laser therapy delivers monochromatic light energy in the form of photons to the cellular level which, dependent on dosage, can result in either biostimulation or bioinhibition. Biostimulation has several effects at the cellular level one of which is to increase circulation which, through enhance oxygen delivery, may promoting the healing of injured tissue while at the same time increasing the removal of damaged cellular material and carbon dioxide. Bioinhibition can be used to reduce scar tissue formation or to help reduce excessive inflammation.
Common conditions treated with laser therapy include rotator cuff injuries. myofascial sprains/strains, ankle sprains, tennis elbow, TMJ disorders and many other common musculoskeletal conditions.
Dr. Peters has been using laser therapy at his Richmond based Steveston Chiropactic office for over 5 years.
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A technique used to correct misalignment by the use of a small activator tool to apply gentle pressure which moves vertebrae and joints back into their correct position. This particular technique has been successfully used for several decades by Chiropractors world wide to provide adjustments and therapies for a wide range of complaints. Patients who prefer this type of adjustment comment on the gentle nature of the treatment and the how comfortable they feel during the course of the office visit. Many practionners find activator to be a highly desirable method of treatment for their pediatric and geriatric cases. Activator adjustments can also be utilized for adjusting other joints of the body including the extremeties and even the TMJ joint of the jaw.
Dr. Peters has been using activator method at his Richmond based Steveston Chiropactic office for twenty years.
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Disc Decompression Traction Procedures are used many by healthcare professionals who specialize in therapeutic procedures that facilitate healing of biomechanical abnormalites of the musculoskelatal system of the human body and more specifically complaints related to degenerative disc disease primarily of the low back.
The decompression traction procedure is utilized for a variety of purposes. It may help to reduce disc bulging and or help to reduce discal pressures on nerves roots as a result of disc bulging or possibly disc herniation. Traction can also help to reduce joint irritation found in back conditions such as osteoarthritis or with overloading or compression injuries involving the joints (facet joints) of the back. Traction can also help reduce the biomechanical stressess related to scoliosis conditions. Traction also has benefit in stretching and lengthening the muscles and ligaments found along the spinal column.
Dr. Peters has found that this modality is extremely useful in his Richmond based Steveston Chiropractic Office and uses it daily on all ages of patients.
* Results may vary