The word "chiropractic" comes from the Greek words cheir (hand) and praxis (action) and literally means "done by hand." Instead of prescribing drugs or performing surgeries, chiropractors use manual treatments of the spine and joints, along with therapies and lifestyle changes to allow the body's natural state of health to fully express itself. Here are some of the manipulation techniques you may come across at a chiropractic office. 

  • Manual Technique

    Manual therapy, also known as manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by chiropractors to treat musculoskeletal pain and debility. How Does Manual Therapy Work? This form of physical therapy takes a hands-on approach rather than using devices or machines. When a chiropractor uses

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  • Drop-Table Technique

    Forceful spinal manipulation is not always necessary to treat conditions of the lower back, mid-back and neck. Gentle chiropractic treatment, such as drop table techniques, involves less powerful spinal maneuvering and slower, low-velocity movements that allow the affected joint to stay within its passive

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  • Active Release Techniques

    When there is damage to muscles and other soft tissues including pulls, tears, or not being able to get enough oxygen (hypoxia), it can result in the body producing rough, thick scar tissue in the affected area. Scar tissue restricts the tissues from moving freely because they bind them and tie them

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Hours of Operation

New Patient Appointments are available! Walk-in appointments are for Established Patients only

Grand Rapids Adjusting Hours

Monday, Wednesday

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Friday

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday

Closed

Wayland Adjusting Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Friday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday

Closed

Grand Rapids Massage Therapy

Monday - Wednesday

9:15 am - 6:45 pm

By Appointment Only

Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Closed

Friday

9:00 am - 12:45 pm

By Appointment Only

Wayland Massage Therapy

Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday

Closed

Wednesday

Same Day Appointments May be Available

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

By Appointment Only

Thursday

Same Day Appointments May be Available

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

By Appointment Only

Friday

9:15 am - 1:00 pm

By Appointment Only

Grand Rapids Adjusting Hours

Monday, Wednesday
7:30 am - 12:00 pm 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday
7:30 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday
Closed

Wayland Adjusting Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday
Closed

Grand Rapids Massage Therapy

Monday - Wednesday
9:15 am - 6:45 pm By Appointment Only
Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Closed
Friday
9:00 am - 12:45 pm By Appointment Only

Wayland Massage Therapy

Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday
Closed
Wednesday
Same Day Appointments May be Available 9:00 am - 5:00 pm By Appointment Only
Thursday
Same Day Appointments May be Available 9:00 am - 5:30 pm By Appointment Only
Friday
9:15 am - 1:00 pm By Appointment Only