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Local Chiropractor Acquires New Digital Technology

Dr. Picard now uses advanced digital technology in his practice to evaluate patients' postural health. The AssociateTM, an electronic scanner developed by the nation's leading orthotics producer, Foot Levelers, Inc., was recently installed at Picard Chiropractic. The new scanner enables the doctor to screen for foot imbalances that affect overall body function. This technology helps chiropractors develop care plans and use postural support for improved results.

With the AssociateTM, Dr. Picard has the ability to produce colorized weight bearing images of the feet to detect pronation or supination, excessively low or high arches, and other foot abnormalities that may lead to gait dysfunction. This digital picture helps to explain how foot imbalance leads to distortion of the spine. Common noticeable postural faults, such as an unlevel pelvis or shoulder height discrepancies, can be the result. Care for these conditions include a three-phase approach of chiropractic adjustments, the use of Foot Levelers' Spinal Pelvic Stabilizers, and neuromuscular re-education through rehabilitation. Additionally, the doctor can provide patients with easy-to-understand reports of their postural examination.

Dr, Picard welcomes new patients to Picard Chiropractic for postural exams to determine their Chiropractic needs. This clinic offers a variety of therapies for acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions and spinal health. The doctor also provides on-site screenings with the AssociateTM at corporate health fairs and other community events.


What Are Custom Orthotics?

Have you recently been dealing with back pain that has yet to subside even after trying various forms of treatment? If this sounds like you, we strongly recommend visiting our team here at Picard Chiropractic. Dr. Picard, our chiropractor in Huntington Station, NY, is well versed in treating back pain. One of the most effective methods is creating custom orthotics for our patients. Those interested in learning more about this treatment shouldn’t hesitate to contact our team.

Custom orthotics are a prevalent treatment method used by our chiropractor in Huntington Station, NY, for people dealing with back pain. However, if you’ve never heard of them before, our team can provide a bit more information. Custom orthotics are a type of shoe insert (or shoe itself) that are only available via a prescription. These orthotics are custom made, ensuring they provide what is necessary to combat your back pain. Examples of what our team will measure when creating these inserts can include:

  • The shape of your feet.
  • Your overall posture.
  • The daily functionality of your feet.

What Do They Do?

Patients may be wondering how shoe inserts could help with back pain. The truth is, your entire body is connected. Issues in the feet and legs can quickly lead to the development of chronic back pain. Our chiropractor in Huntington Station, NY, understands this better than most. That is why he’ll work diligently to create the perfect pair of custom orthotics that will help with the below:

  • Provide extra cushioning and support for the feet.
  • Assist in controlling the motion of your foot.
  • Correcting and irregularities in leg length that can be causing your back pain.
  • Improving your posture.

Benefits Of Custom Orthotics

When it comes to treating back pain, there are numerous methods you can consider. However, it’s essential to go with the ones that come with the most benefits. That is why our chiropractor in Huntington Station, NY, highly recommends custom orthotics. Doing so comes with many benefits, including some of the following:

  • Avoiding the need for complication filled treatments such as prescription medications and surgeries.
  • Eliminates back pain.
  • Corrected posture.
  • Reduces the likelihood of developing a chronic pain issue.

Contact Us

Those dealing with back pain shouldn’t feel as if they are running out of treatment options. If nothing you’ve tried has worked, it’s time to consider custom orthotics. Here at Picard Chiropractic, we’d be happy to provide them for you. To get this process started, contact our chiropractor in Huntington Station, NY, today.

For more information or to schedule appointments, contact Picard Chiropractic at (631) 673-2900.