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Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care in Lubbock, Texas

Helton Chiropractic in Lubbock and Helton Chiropractic in Lamesa employ a variety of chiropractic techniques to cater to patients of all ages, including those who have undergone spine surgery.

We offer a range of techniques, from firmer adjustments to gentle, low-force options that don't involve any popping:

Diversified Technique: This is the most commonly used method within the chiropractic field. Using our hands, we apply gentle yet precise adjustments to specific bone alignments.

OTZ Technique: Dr. Helton is not only proficient in this specialized technique but also serves as one of the training doctors for it. The OTZ technique employs a unique analysis and highly targeted thrusts to correct the alignment between the skull and neck. It is particularly effective for addressing chronic headaches, migraines, and issues with shoulder and neck function.

Thompson/Drop Technique: We utilize a specialized chiropractic table equipped with a slight drop mechanism, enabling more comfortable adjustments. This low-force technique does not involve any popping or twisting.

Impulse Instrument Adjusting: This approach doesn't require twisting or popping. With the use of a specialized instrument, we precisely locate and treat affected joints. We apply this technique even to newborns and patients with severe osteoporosis.

We're committed to providing you with the most appropriate and effective chiropractic care tailored to your needs.

Chiropractic care extends beyond mere symptom relief, offering patients essential preventive, non-invasive health care through regular check-ups and adjustments. Central to this specialized and expert care is a deep understanding of the science of vertebral subluxation.

A vertebral subluxation occurs when one or more vertebrae in the spine become misaligned, leading to the compression of spinal nerves and disrupting optimal nerve function. Chiropractic's primary focus revolves around the identification, analysis, and correction of these misalignments.


The Historical Significance of Vertebral Subluxation in Chiropractic

The term "subluxation" has a rich historical lineage in the realm of healing practices, dating back to the era of Hippocrates, the renowned ancient Greek physician often hailed as the "Father of Medicine." This term denotes a dislocation or displacement and has been a fundamental concept in chiropractic education from its inception. The founder of chiropractic, D.D. Palmer, postulated that even a minor misalignment of a vertebra could exert pressure on the spinal cord or nerves.

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Understanding Chiropractic

Understanding Chiropractic

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“Chiropractors have found in every disease that is supposed to be contagious, a cause in the spine,” wrote B.J. Palmer, the famous developer of chiropractic, in 1909. “In the spinal column, we will find a subluxation that corresponds to every type of disease.”
As chiropractic science is concerned with preserving and restoring health, it focuses particular attention on subluxations of the tiny bones of the spine. A vertebral subluxation happens when one or more of bones of the spine are out of position and compress spinal nerves. These nerves are the primary communication link between the body to the brain. Pressure on these nerves interferes with the communication between the body and the brain, which may cause organs, tissues, and cells not to function properly. Chiropractic identifies, analyzes and helps correct these disturbances to restore the body’s natural balance and the potential for self-healing.

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How Subluxations Impact Your Well-Being


A subluxation disrupts the smooth operation of the body's nerve system, compromising the ability to maintain optimal health. The human body comprises various interconnected systems, all guided by an inherent intelligence that allows adaptation to changes in our internal environment and the external world. Continuously, impulses convey information between the brain and the body's vast network of 100 trillion cells, orchestrating every movement and function. These impulses traverse the nerve connections within our spine. However, when vertebrae become subluxated due to various factors, interference occurs in the body's communication network, adversely affecting its functions and performance

Both short-term and ongoing chiropractic care offer a multitude of advantages, including:


  1. Alleviation of spinal and extremity pain.

  2. Relief from headaches.

  3. Enhanced mobility and expanded range of motion.

  4. Reduction in stiffness and muscle spasms.

  5. Alleviation of arthritic joint pain.

  6. Improved joint health.

  7. Increased performance and energy levels.

  8. Enhanced overall sense of well-being and relaxation.

  9. Improved balance and coordination.

  10. Mitigation of degeneration and lowered risk of injury.

  11. Accelerated tissue healing.

  12. Reduction in tissue inflammation.

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Could Chiropractic Care Benefit You?

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Our clinic is dedicated to ensuring that everyone in our community has the opportunity to discover the positive impact comprehensive chiropractic care can have. If you have questions about chiropractic care or are interested in exploring our range of services, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us today!

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