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Expertly treating pain in the Fort Lee, NJ area

At Ishitani Health Center, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic care to each and every patient. Below you will find information about chiropractic care, various chiropractic and soft tissue techniques used by our doctors, as well as other services offered at our office.


Chiropractic Care

The doctors here at Ishitani Health Center provide spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing gentle chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable, and more effective than ever before. As chiropractors who care about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic and soft tissue techniques, Dr. Mika Ishitani has years of training, expertise, and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other related conditions originating from the spine. Chiropractic care can even be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health or wellness. Some of the symptoms that chiropractic can be used to treat include:

  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Whiplash/Automobile Injuries
  • Disc Problems
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Hip, Knee, Elbow, & Wrist Pain

Dr. Mika is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, an esteemed institution and the first school of chiropractic in the world, and have mastered a spectrum of chiropractic techniques, known as the Palmer Package, that allows them to provide care for a wide range of conditions. The doctors are expertly trained for full manual manipulations of the entire spine, utilizing methods such as the diversified technique, Gonstead technique, Thompson technique, activator and impulse technique, and Sacro Occipital technique (SOT) in conjunction with various soft tissue techniques. The doctors here at Ishitani Health Center are equipped to provide safe, pain-free treatment for people of all ages, from pediatric to geriatric, and are dedicated to providing excellent chiropractic care to each and every patient.

Soft Tissue Techniques

Graston Technique is a form of manual therapy that utilizes specialized stainless steel Graston tools to locate fibrous or scar tissue that may be restricting movement or causing pain. The tools are used to break up this tissue in order to eliminate pain, restore mobility, and restore normal function. This technique can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including chronic, acute, and post-surgical conditions.

Myofascial Release is a safe and effective hands-on technique in which the chiropractor applies gentle, sustained pressure into myofascial connective tissue restrictions that may have been created as a result of trauma, inflammatory responses, or surgical procedures. This technique helps to eliminate pain and restore motion and can be used to treat various conditions.

Trigger Point Therapy involves applying pressure to myofascial trigger points, or “muscle knots,” in order to relieve pain and restore function and range of motion. Trigger points are sensitive spots in the muscle that can cause pain in that area as well as in other parts of the body. Trigger points can result from repetitive overuse, poor posture, clenching when stressed, or prolonged inactivity.

Active Release Technique is a technique in which the chiropractor applies precisely directed tension while patients make very specific movements. There are many specific moves that can be used to treat patients’ various conditions. This technique can be used for a variety of conditions, including headaches, back pain, shin splints, carpal tunnel syndrome, knee problems, and tennis elbow, which are the result of overused muscles. These conditions often lead to pain and loss of range of motion and strength, which can be relieved using this technique. Countless athletes have been permanently treated using this technique.

If you believe you could benefit from high-quality care, consider getting treatment from the staff at Ishitani Health Center. Our dedicated staff will be pleased to answer your questions today. We can also help you schedule a time to visit our Fort Lee office.

Call Us: (201) 302-9993