You get to live once – so you shouldn’t give up living because of pain. Let us help you have that pain-free life that everybody is aiming for. At Bates Chiropractic, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic care for our patients. Dr. Robert Bates D.C. offer gentle and effective chiropractic treatments that will help you get out of pain and will restore and rehabilitate your spine to further your overall health and wellness.
If you have any questions, please call us at (310) 545-4188  and one of our trained staff will be glad to set up an appointment. Don’t forget to take advantage of our New Patient Specials!

Chiropractic Care

Dr. Bates employs the latest chiropractic approaches to help you correct your spinal problems. Our mission is to provide comfortable, effective and safe chiropractic approaches to help you begin a pain free life immediately.

Chiropractic Exercises

As a patient we teach you special “blueprint” exercises designed just for you to help strengthen and correct your unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction. We will teach you specific exercises and stretches to help your body stay in balance and in health.

Chiropractic Techniques We Use

Bates Chiropractic specializes in pain relief, both in managing pain and eliminating it, through Corrective Chiropractic Care using specialized techniques and equipment including:

• Activator Methods
• Active Release Technique (ART)
• Alphabiotics
• Applied Kinesiology
• Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP)
• Cranial Adjustment
• Diversified
• Light Therapy Cold Laser
• Manual Adjusting
• Pettibon Posture Correction Technique
• Quantum Neurology Rehabilitation
• Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT)
• Wall Traction Wobble Chairs
• Webster Technique
• X-Ray

Chiropractic Adjustments

Joints in the spine that are not moving properly can irritate or choke surrounding nerves. This is exactly why chiropractic adjustments are needed – to help those stuck joints move properly once again. Dedicated to providing you the highest quality of hands-on care, along with superior diagnostic solutions, our team of professionals are dedicated to helping you function at the highest level of wellness.

What are spinal adjustments?

Spinal manipulation or spinal adjustments involves chiropractors pressing on the spine in a certain motion by making use of their two bare hands, or sometimes using medical devices. Enhancing the body’s physical function by correcting structural positioning is the ultimate objective of spinal adjustment.

A misaligned spine can lead to a number of problems, like pinched nerves and disturbance of the transmission of messages between the nerves and the brain. Some of the typical signs and symptoms are numbness, tingling and even pain. This just shows that spinal adjustments should be used so that nervous and immune systems are not jeopardized.

Chiropractic Products

Below are some of the products that we have found over the years to be very helpful in alleviating and correcting conditions:

• Wuji Chlorella
• Dr. Bernd Friedlander’s Protein Hydrate Collagen Peptide

Wuji Chlorella is the strongest detoxifier and the best source of chlorophyll. This product is a great source of protein, is a whole food that boosts the immune system, digestion and contains antioxidants. Dr. Bernd Friedlander’s Protein Hydrate Collagen Peptide is most easily absorbed into the body and has as its best component a joint rebuilding characteristic that maintains youth and tension in the skin.

Conditions We Treat With Chiropractic

Bates Chiropractic has experience in treating a wide variety of health and pain conditions including:

• Allergies
• Asthma
• Back Problems
• Breathing Issues
• Cluster Headaches
• Depression / Anxiety
• Diet and Nutrition
• Digestive Problems
• Disc Problems
• Exercise Advice
• Foot, Ankle and Knee Problems
• Headache
• Herniated Disc
• High Blood Pressure
• Injury
• Intestinal Problems
• Lower Back Pain
• Migraines
• Muscle Aches, Sprains and Strains
• Neck Pain
• Pediatric/Healthy Kids
• Pinched Nerve
• Pregnancy Care
• Sciatica
• Scoliosis
• Scoliosis Correction
• Shoulder Pain
• Sleep Problems
• Spinal Problems
• Sports Injuries
• Stress
• Upper Back Pain
• Whiplash

Corrective Exercises

Dr. Bates is an expert at teaching “blueprint” exercises, helping you conduct these exercises right from the comfort of your own home. We can guarantee that we’ll give you a pain-free solution for skeletal misalignment or strained muscle tissues and connective tissues using the stretching techniques and tailored exercises that we design for you.

Massage Therapy

For the musculoskeletal pain relief you’re looking for, a natural, conservative treatment solution of therapeutic massage is offered at Bates Chiropractic. Massage therapy is regarded to be very beneficial in managing pain, and helps enhance circulation of blood, relax muscles, minimize puffiness and alleviate muscle spasms and pain. Through the tailored massage therapy that our well-trained specialists provide, your pain can certainly be addressed and alleviated.

Physiotherapy

Get maximum pain relief with the aid of the different physiotherapy techniques at our office, such as:

Electrical Muscle Stimulation

This approach uses electric impulses to generate the contraction of muscles. Electric pulses, which are often used for sports training, do imitate through the central nervous system and its normal activity.

Ice/Heat Therapy

One of the most ancient methods of therapy is ice/heat therapy. Proven to be effective, this therapy is perfect for muscle relaxation, increased blood supply and pain relief.

Cold Laser 

This technique supplies energy to the patient’s body by means of light photons. The cells and tissues absorb the energy, which speeds up the activity of tissue recovery. Cold laser is an extremely efficient therapy that enables quick recovery for damaged tissues. Among the possible things that this technique is effective for are the following:

• It can lessen muscle inflammation which is efficient in enhancing joint and muscle function.
• It makes the collagen synthesis to function faster which makes tissue restoration quicker.
• Both the tissue reproduction and development of cells are increased.
• Lessen scar tissue development, resulting in more complete recovery and less likelihood of re-injury and weakness.
• This method can boost the blood circulation to the impacted area(s).
• The process can successfully hasten the nerve cell process, which can reduce the pain and numbness felt because of nerve complications.

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