How much care will I need?

By |2023-04-05T16:29:49-04:00March 8th, 2023|

This is a difficult question to answer since every patient presents with a unique situation. The main factors determining how much care you need are individual recovery ability, treatment goals, age, severity of the condition, length of the condition, occupation, activities of daily living, and adherence to treatment and rehabilitation protocols. Treatment typically ranges

What can I expect on my first visit?

By |2023-04-05T16:30:50-04:00March 8th, 2023|

The initial visit includes a history, examination, diagnosis, and treatment and usually lasts 45 minutes. Subsequent treatments typically last 20 minutes. Additional information about your first visit is located under the new patients page. Finally, you can save time spent in the office by verifying your insurance coverage and filling out the new patient

Do you accept insurance?

By |2023-04-05T16:34:44-04:00March 8th, 2023|

We participate with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans.  We suggest all patients contact their insurance company regarding specific insurance plan coverage. An insurance verification checklist is located here. For patients without insurance: First time treatment (includes exam and treatment) – $120 Follow-up treatments – $60/visit

What is the benefit of orthotics?

By |2023-04-05T16:35:26-04:00March 8th, 2023|

Poor stability and structural support of the foot during walking, running, or standing may result in knee pain, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, ITB syndrome, hip pain, and low back pain.  Active Performance Chiropractic offers custom-made orthotics specifically engineered to provide structural support to the lower extremity.

What are the main components of an injury and how are they treated?

By |2023-03-08T21:13:10-05:00March 8th, 2023|

The body is a dynamic, interrelated system which must function properly for athletic performance and normal activities of daily living. Injuries typically have components of soft tissue dysfunction, joint dysfunction, and movement pattern dysfunctions. All components of the injury are equally important and must be assessed and addressed to fully resolve the condition.Soft-Tissue Dysfunction -

How do overuse injuries occur?

By |2023-03-08T21:12:21-05:00March 8th, 2023|

Overuse injuries can result from repetitive athletic movements (running, swimming, weightlifting, golfing), repetitive occupational demands, poor posture, or unresolved past injuries. Chronic soft-tissue stress (micro-trauma) can cause your body to produce tough, dense, scar tissue that alters normal movement patterns and joint function. Injuries can manifest as a loss of strength, pain, and decreased range

Why do I need rehabilitative exercise?

By |2023-03-08T21:11:42-05:00March 8th, 2023|

Properly prescribed rehabilitative exercise will compliment your treatment and reduce the likelihood of the condition returning by optimizing strength and stability, flexibility of the soft-tissue structures, and mobility of the joints.

What is an adjustment (Chiropractic Manipulation Therapy)?

By |2023-03-08T21:11:27-05:00March 8th, 2023|

An adjustment or manipulation is the act of placing a gentle force through a restricted joint to restore normal motion and function to that joint. An adjustment creates a vacuum within the joint causing some of the dissolved gasses in the synovial fluid to come out of solution and form a gas bubble. This creates

What is Chiropractic?

By |2023-03-08T21:11:08-05:00March 8th, 2023|

Chiropractic literally means "done by hand" and is a manual technique designed to restore optimal function to the joints of the body.

What is Active Release Technique® (ART®)?

By |2023-03-08T21:10:46-05:00March 8th, 2023|

ART® is a soft-tissue technique that focuses on restoring the integrity of individual muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves. Many conditions are the result of scar tissue accumulation due to acute injuries, chronic postures, or repetitive-use conditions. Problems arise when the scar tissue accumulation is excessive and results in dysfunction. An ART® treatment is designed

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