First Dr Yoder will engage in a one-on-one conversation with you to determine your medical history, and the causes of your problem so that the treatment procedures can be customized to fit the patients needs.
When a chiropractor examines or palpates your spine, they are checking for joint fluidity, motion and or rigidity. Improper motion in your spine effecting your nerve function is called a subluxation. You will receive gentle effective treatment to that area reducing and removing that subluxation. This will relieve the irritation to the nerve, allow the nerve to heal and restore the nerve’s ability to freely transmit signals to and from the brain.
One of the ways Dr. Yoder evaluates a patients subluxation is to utilize a computerized device called a ProAdjuster. Through piezoelectric technology this instrument introduces a small mechanical force into the body and measures the response through a system of sensors and software. The sine waveform that is produced when the technology is employed is similar to a fingerprint of the material being tested.
In a similar fashion to palpation, the ProAduster can determine whether the vertebra motion is too rigid or too fluid. Instead of using a doctors judgement as to what areas are hyper-mobile or hypo-mobile, the computerized ProAdjuster measures precise levels of motion. The information is then charted graphically on a computer, so the doctor can detect and track the problem areas on each and every visit!
You may get your best results from the more traditional chiropractic techniques that Dr. Yoder uses. And that’s great! Not everyone gets their best results from the more traditional chiropractic technique of twisting and pushing the spine. Dr. Yoder enjoys using the ProAdjuster because it gives him another option to deliver the best chiropractic experience.