for over 20 years

Services in Santa Cruz

At Back Pain And Sciatica Clinic, we provide the finest chiropractic care in Santa Cruz. Below is a sampling of the different chiropractic services we offer in our office.

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Spinal Manipulation/Adjustment

We provide spinal corrections utilizing gentle chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic have we been able to provide the level of help and expertise that now exists. These newer correction methods are even safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a Doctor of Chiropractic, D.C. John Falkenroth, has years of training and experience in spinal adjustment.



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Stretching & Strengthening Exercises

We teach our patients special "blueprint" exercises to help strengthen and correct their own unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.


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Pregnancy

Throughout one’s pregnancy, there may be pain and/or discomfort in the back and neck due to the ligaments and joints loosening up. Utilize chiropractic care to help realign your spinal cord and the ligaments and muscles that surround it to lessen pain and promote health throughout your pregnancy and during birth.



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Lifestyle & Nutritional Advice

We often find it helpful to "coach" our patients on certain activities they should avoid or do differently so that they don’t aggravate their particular health challenge. We also provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices to enhance our patient ́s return to optimal health. Our goal is to help every patient achieve a fulfilling and happy lifestyle. D.C. John Falkenroth, can provide a structured lifestyle and/or nutritional program based on your individual needs. We recognize that each patient is a whole person, and helping them reach true health and wellness is a collaborative effort between our professionals and our patients.


Therapies & Techniques

Muscle Stimulation (E-Stim) -

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Muscle stimulation therapy, or e-Stim, is a therapeutic treatment that applies electrical stimulation to treat pain and muscle spasms. At Back Pain And Sciatica Clinic we use this therapy to help build strength and prevent atrophy in patients with muscle injuries.

Spinal Decompression -

At Back Pain And Sciatica Clinic we use non surgical spinal decompression to help treat back or neck pain, sciatica, bulging or herniated discs, worn spinal joints, and injured or diseased spinal nerve roots. Spinal decompression gently stretches the spine to change the force and position of the spine. By making this change, pressure is removed from the spinal discs and bulging or herniated discs may retract.

Hydrotherapy Massage - 

Massage therapy offers a natural conservative treatment approach that relieves musculoskeletal pain for many patients. Our office provides specific massage and muscular therapy that is tailored to meet the patient's condition and injury. The benefits of massage therapy may include increasing blood circulation, reducing swelling, relaxing muscles, relieving muscle pain and spasms, and aid in recovery and range of motion.

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Office Hours

Monday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday

Closed

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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