Therapeutic exercises are commonly prescribed with specific strengthening exercises exercises for our patients with back, neck, and other extremity problems. These exercises can decrease pain, prevent muscle deterioration, promote joint health, increase strength, stability, range of motion, and protect against new or recurring injuries. Dr. Ruble will show you how to do the exercises and supervise you until you are comfortable doing them on your own. It's important to keep up with your exercises as prescribed (similar to drug prescriptions). Studies show that individuals who follow their exercise instructions heal faster than thos2e who do not.
Traction massage is a system of rollers that move up and down the spine, gently stretching and massaging the muscles of the back. Traction massage is performed along with an adjustment to relax the spine, making the adjustment easier to perform, more comfortable, and more beneficial. The patient lies face up with support under their neck.
Non-surgical decompression can eliminate surgical intervention and is a pain-free alternative that has shown an 86% success rate at reducing or even eliminating back and neck pain. It is a revolutionary non-surgical, drug-free therapy developed to relieve painful symptoms associated with herniated discs, facet syndrome, degenerative joint disease, pinched nerves and other afflictions. It creates a vacuum effect on the disc, which pulls the disc back into its normal position and brings in a fresh blood supply to promote healing. This new technology has actually been proven to reverse disc herniation.
Auriculotherapy is a non-invasive technique done by Dr. Ruble which treats a number of health concerns from musculoskeletal pain to addiction.