TREATMENTS

Chiropractic Chiropractic care focuses on properly aligning the body’s structures, to allow for natural healing. This is based on the concept that the nervous system coordinates all of the body's functions, and that disease results from a lack of normal nerve function. Chiropractic is not limited to the spine. As a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Dr. Trumpi is trained to adjust every joint in your body, from your ankles to your shoulders, all bones may become misaligned, causing pain and dysfunction. Every joint can be adjusted for proper alignment, relieving pain by removing nerve co...

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Sports Chiropractic CERTIFIED CHIROPRACTIC SPORTS PHYSICIAN What is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP)? A chiropractor who has special interest and postgraduate training in preventing and correcting sports related injuries. Sports chiropractors work with athletes at all levels, from professional athletic teams to amateur and weekend athletes. Athletes interested in preventing or managing injuries and achieving maximum athletic potential can benefit from chiropractic care from a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.(CCSP). Dr. Trumpi, as a Chiropractic Sports Physician has the ability to instruc...

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Extremity Adjusting It is well known that Chiropractors adjust the spine and neck, but many people do not know that every joint in their body can become misaligned. From the ankle bones to the wrist bones, Dr. Trumpi can adjust your joints. Misalignments within the joints of the body can cause pain due to pressure on nerves and it can often be relieved with specific adjustments to put the bones back into position. For example, the bones in the feet and ankle are stable, but are held together with ligaments and muscles. If a person suffers from pronation (dropped arches), the bones of the feet will change positio...

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Corrective Exercise Corrective exercise is a scientific approach to helping a person recover from an injury. Although there are many ways to rehabilitate an injured area, the most effective and permanent way is to find out what is causing the problem and correct it through specific exercise. Corrective Exercise is a systematic process of identifying a problem within the neuro-muscular system, developing a specific plan and implementing a corrective strategy. Once a problem or dysfunction is identified, a treatment plan can be developed and the person can perform exercises designed to correct the specific imbalan...

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Performance Enhancement A Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) is trained to fully understand how the human body moves and performs. Harry Mitterbauer holds this advanced degree as a PES and specializes in the assessment of the kinetic chain, human movement science and integrated training principles. Human movement science involves knowledge of functional anatomy, functional biomechanics and motor control learning. Through this advanced degree, Mr. Mitterbauer specializes in helping athletes and weekend warriors achieve remarkable results. Through sport specific program design, the goal may be to increase balanc...

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Acute Sports Injury Treatment With acute injuries, sudden sprains or collisions during sports performance, the muscles, tendons and ligaments may become injured. The bony structures may become misaligned, causing nerve impingements or entrapments. The surrounding tissues react to the trauma by initiating the inflammatory response. This response is characterized by pain, swelling, decreased range of motion and redness.  

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DETERMINING TREATMENT DETERMINING TREATMENT When determining the course of treatment, your doctor will take a thorough history and evaluate the extent of injury. If necessary the patient will be referred for diagnostic testing including X-rays, MRI's or other scans. If your injury is acute and very painful, you may be treated with pain relief protocols. This may include passive therapies, such as electric stimulation, ultra-sound, ice/heat therapy, spinal manipulations, extremity mobilizations and deep tissue massage. If you are seeking immediate relief to help you get through your day, this would be one of the b...

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Rehab Assessment Rehab Assessment As your injury begins to heal and you are starting to function at a higher level, a Specialist will assess the need for continued passive therapies to include electric stim, ultra-sound, ice/heat therapy, spinal manipulations, extremity mobilizations and deep tissue massage. Active (exercise) and passive (you are doing nothing) therapies are a great combination to build strength and stability to an area while reducing the swelling and inflammation that is causing the stiffness in the joint.

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Pain Relief Treatment If you are seeking pain relief, we offer a variety of services to reduce pain and inflammation. You can get some quick, temporary pain relief with just a few treatments. This approach is perfect if you need fast relief from pain. This treatment is perfect is you are suffering from severe pain but MUST go on with your day!!

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INSURANCE & FEES: We accept most private insurance plans and are in-network with a majority of providers. If you wish to have your coverage verified prior to your visit, please call the office with your information. Fees are dependent upon services required. Please call 310.458.1259 for more information regarding fees and insurance.  

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Prolotherapy Prolotherapy is also known as nonsurgical ligament reconstruction, and is a treatment for chronic pain What Conditions is Prolotherapy is helpful for? The treatment is useful for many different types of musculoskeletal pain, including arthritis, back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, unresolved whiplash injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic tendonitis, partially torn tendons, ligaments and cartilage, degenerated or herniated discs, TMJ and sciatica. What is prolotherapy? First, it is important to understand what the word prolotherapy itself means. "Prolo" is short for pro...

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PLATELET RICH PLASMA PLATELET RICH PLASMA (abbreviated PRP) is the name given to a treatment done to stimulate healing which involves injection of one's own growth factors into injured areas. The process involves taking blood from the patient, spinning it down to growth factor rich platelets, then injecting that back into the injured area. PRP has been used in musculoskeletal medicine as early as the 1990's, and since the 1980's in surgical and dental procedures. Uses for PRP in musculoskeletal medicine include treatment of tendonopathy, tendonosis, acute and chronic muscle strain, ligament sprains and intra-arti...

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Conditions Treated with Prolotherapy ArthritisArthritis of wristBack painBarre-Lieou syndromeCarpal tunnel syndromeCluster headacheDeep achingDegenerative arthritisDegenerative disk diseaseDisc herniationFibromyalgia Hand (study two)HeadacheHeel spursHip DegenerationKnee injuries     Low back painMigraine headacheOsteoporosis (compression fractures)PainPost-concussion headacheRotator cuff tears Sacroiliac sprainSciaticaScoliosisSlipped spineSpinal defectsTennis elbowTension headacheThumb (study two)TMJ dysfunctionWhiplash

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