Dr. Rainey uses a technique, or combination of techniques, that are right for you and your medical condition. Read about a few of these techniques, including spinal adjustment, massage therapy, and pilates exercises below. Also, be sure to visit the Common Questions section to read more about conditions causing neck pain, back pain, headaches, and treatments available.
A spinal adjustment is the art of using a specific force in a precise direction, applied to a joint that is not moving properly. This adds motion to the joint, helping the bones to gradually move to the normal position. The purpose of this chiropractic procedure is for improved spinal function, improved nervous system function, and overall improved health.
There are many ways to adjust the spine. Usually the doctor’s hands or a specially designed instrument delivers a brief and highly accurate thrust. Some spinal adjusting methods are quick, whereas others require a slow, constant pressure. After years of training and clinical experience, each chiropractor becomes highly skilled in the variety of spinal adjustment procedures, and spinal manipulation.
Deep tissue massage by a massage therapist offers many medical benefits and is one of the best methods to relieve stress, headaches and pain. Through manipulation of the muscles and pressure to the body, massage therapy increases circulation, sending oxygen throughout the body. The physiological results of massage are astounding, including a reduction in pain, faster muscle recovery during sports and fitness activities, and a more balanced, relaxed body. Rainey Chiropractic is noted as the place to go in west Los Angeles for theraputic massage.
Pilates is a physical therapy method that is quickly growing in popularity. The pilates method is delivered by a licensed therapist. While there are pilates studios that focus on exercise, chiropractic treatment also incorporates pilates exercises and therapy that keeps your body balanced by strengthening weak muscles and stretching tight muscles. Through one-on-one treatment, using intensive stretching and strengthening techniques, pilates exercises help with low back pain, work deep muscles to increase strength and flexibility, improve and balance coordination and alignment, help relieve stress, and improve posture.
"I have been a patient of Dr. Rainey's for almost 2 years and he's the BEST chiropractor I have ever seen."
“I finally found Dr. Rainey after seeing more than 20 chiropractors who just couldn’t adjust me fully. Their treatments lasted only about 5 minutes. After seeing Dr. Rainey, I am finally feeling like I’m getting my body back!”
“After being involved in a car accident, I began to feel back pain. Working in the music industry adds a lot of stress in my life, which also contributed to the symptoms caused by the accident. Since coming to Rainey Chiropractic, my condition has improved greatly. In fact, I feel better than I ever felt before.”