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Joint Health Q & A
What is joint health?
Joint health constitutes various treatments focused on relieving pain and restoring good health to your joints.
What are Osteopathic Manipulations?
Osteopathic Manipulation is a set of treatments focused on using a hands-on approach to activate the body’s natural healing process.
Osteopathic manipulations can be applied to anyone and help alleviate various conditions, including but not limited to menstrual pain and joint disorders. Dr. Cortez-Sammons gently moves your muscles and joints, all the while varying pressure, stretching force, and resistance.
What are the benefits of Osteopathic Manipulation?
The procedure is effective in alleviating symptoms associated with several conditions such as:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Menstrual pain
- Low back pain
- Sinus disorders
By applying a specific amount of pressure on different areas of your body, Dr. Cortez-Sanmmons may also help:
- Treat structural and tissue abnormalities
- Relieve joint restriction and misalignment
- Restore muscle and tissue balance
These procedures are also known to boost blood flow to your entire body.
What are the types of Osteopathic Manipulation?
There are different types of osteopathic manipulation, and Dr. Cortez-Sammons specializes in the following:
- Osteopathic care
- Spinal manipulation
- Advanced muscular therapy and muscle energy
- Craniosacral therapy
Based on your underlying conditions, Dr. Cortez-Sammons will recommend one of these procedures.
What is Spinal Manipulation?
This is a medically proven technique to alleviate back pain and related conditions. Dr. Cortez-Sammons uses different methods to examine your spine orientation. She then applies the necessary pressure to realign your spine.
What is Advanced Muscular Therapy and Muscle Energy Technique?
This treatment bears a significant resemblance to massage, only that it offers more beneficial care. Specifically, it relieves muscle tension by gently but firmly rubbing the the source of your pain. It relies on your muscle strength for gentle bone realignment.
What is Craniosacral Therapy?
With this technique, Dr. Cortez-Sammons works on the top and bottom of your spine, known as the cranium and sacrum. Restoring balance in these areas may minimize headaches, postpartum depression, and digestive problems, among other ailments.
What is AVACEN Therapy?
The AVACEN is a medical technique designed by AVACEN Medical. Simply put, it is a patented FDA cleared class II medical device that uses heat therapy technology. It utilizes both heat therapy and negative pressure to increase blood temperature in a unique vascular network in the palm. The name single-point treatment comes from the treatment’s working principle. It increases blood temperature at a single point, which increases temperature across the entire body through the circulatory system.
What are PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Joint Injections?
Injured joints and tendons can be a source of great pain, especially if left untreated. You can get rid of these frustrating pains using PRP injections. At Transformational Health & Wellness, Dr. Cortez-Sammons draws a few tubes of your blood and runs them through a centrifuge to concentrate platelets. She then injects this platelet-rich plasma into the injured area, releasing growth factors that trigger the healing process.
What is Focal Cryo Therapy?
Research shows that at least one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the course of their lives. Numerous remedial procedures have been developed in a bid to fight the disease, including focal cryotherapy. Offered at Transformation Health & Wellness, this treatment is designed to rid the cancer cells with minimal effects on surrounding tissues.