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Services & Techniques

At Gerard Chiropractic, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic care to each and every patient. We have included information below about the different chiropractic services offered in our Lodi chiropractic office, but please call us at (209) 333-2401 if you have any questions!

Chiropractic Care

We provide spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing "state of the art" 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. In fact, it is the safest treatment available. Our malpractice premiums are the lowest of all the types of treatment available! As a chiropractor who cares about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques, Dr. James Douglas Gerard 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 under a trained professional can even be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health or wellness.


Rehab, Exercise, Physiotherapy

At Gerard Chiropractic, we teach our patients how to perform special "blueprint" exercises which can help strengthen and correct the irregularities in their body which may be causing pain.

We use the Maryland Spine Institute exercise and rehab protocols.These are performed at the office as well as at home. You can actually do them at work and get paid. Physiotherapy includes: Hwave stimulation and ultrasound. Ultrasound is extreemly effective for chronic foot problems including plantar fascitis.


Lifestyle Advice

Many of our patients come to see our chiropractor to address a specific pain symptom such as back pain, neck pain or headaches. While our chiropractor will address each patient's specific condition with chiropractic care, we often find it helpful to "coach" our patients towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. For example, there may be certain activities that you should avoid or do differently to prevent yourself from unintentionally aggravating your particular health challenges. The goal of including lifestyle advice with a chiropractic care plan is to help each and every patient achieve the fulfilling and happy lifestyle they deserve, one that is full of the activities that are enjoyed most. We recognize that every single one of our patients is a whole person, and we use our expertise to help them reach total health and wellness.


Nutritional Counseling

What does nutrition have to do with chiropractic care? The goal of chiropractic care is to help patients achieve total health and balance with their body, and as part of that goal we provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices. Nutritional counseling by our experienced chiropractic health professionals can assist a patient on their return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for you? Do you know how these supplements and vitamins interact with one another? At our Lodi chiropractic clinic, we can provide each patient with a structured nutritional program that is based on their individual needs.


Massage Therapy

Massage therapy does more than make you feel good, it can actually help your body achieve balance and health. Massage therapy offers a natural treatment approach which actually relieves musculoskeletal pain for many patients. The benefits of massage therapy may include the increase of blood circulation, a localized reduction in swelling and the relaxation of muscles. Massage has been known to relieve muscle pain and spasms, increase a patient's range of motion, while also aiding in a patient's recovery. Some investigative studies have even indicated that a single session of massage may help boost your immune system!

Even though we do not provide message therapy, we are more than happy to refer to a local massage therapist, if you wish.


Posture Correction

There are many credible studies that have been recently published concerning posture and its effects on overall health.It is no longer "stand up straight or you'll look like granny."Poor posture directly your health!

We use the Posture Pro V software to analyse, predict, and objectively correct posture. We are able to do it without the need for x-rays. No longer will you or your children have to look like QUESTION MARKS. You will look like EXCLAMATION MARKS!