Chiropractic

Eligibility

Chiropractic clinic at Fort Drum treats Active Duty military personnel only at this time on a referral basis.

What is Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic care is a form of healthcare that focuses on the improvement of biomechanics and function of the musculoskeletal system.

Conditions Treated

  • Neck pain 
  • Upper back pain 
  • Mid-back pain 
  • Low back pain 
  • Sciatica 
  • Headaches 
  • Arm tingling/numbness 

Services Offered

Chiropractic Manipulation Therapy – A form of treatment of the musculoskeletal system that involves manual correction of malfunction spinal segments.

Soft Tissue Release – The evaluation and treatment of the texture, tightness, and movement of muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments, nerve tissues, and scar tissue by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movements.

Stabilization Techniques – A form of therapy that concentrates on core strengthening and flexibility.

Postural Training – An exercise and stretching program will be developed based on any postural deviations.

Interferential Current Therapy – A therapeutic aid in the relief of pain and the promotion of soft tissue healing.

Ultrasound Therapy – A therapeutic treatment using high frequency sound waves administered in the region of soft tissue injuries to help break down and disperse unhealthy calcium and other hard tissue accumulations.

Traction Therapy – A manual or mechanical technique used to relieve pressure from impacted discs or spinal segments.

Exercise Therapy – A set of repetitive stretching or strengthening maneuvers designed to develop weakened or injured muscle groups that support the spine. Specific exercises help rehabilitate and stabilize the spine.

Cryotherapy – The application of ice, cold towels, ice massage to reduce the temperature of the tissues directly on or below the surface of the skin.

Superficial Heat –The application of hot packs or warm moist heat to help raise the temperature of the tissues directly on or below the surface of the skin.

Contact Information 
Phone: (315) 772-2778
Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Friday: 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location:

11050 Mt. Belvedere Blvd.

Fort Drum, NY 13602