|About||Promoting the highest standards of excellence and clinical competence for chiropractic care, specializing in sports medicine and auto injuries.|
Because chiropractic treatments are primarily applied to the spinal region, many individuals incorrectly assume that chiropractors treat only back and neck ailments. While we do quickly and effectively eliminate back and neck pain, it's not the only goal. The objective is to restore and optimize human health.
According to The Association of Chiropractic Colleges, "Chiropractic is a health care discipline which emphasizes the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs and surgery. The practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure (primarily the spine) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health."
Manipulative Therapy - This therapy safely reduces neurologic and muscular stress by restoring joint function and position. Chiropractors have the most extensive knowledge in manipulative therapy of any health care practitioner.
Dr. Nicholas Locke, a proud Oregonian and a West Linn high school graduate, he studied exercise science and wrestled NCAA at Pacific University. He later received a bachelors in human biology and a doctorate degree in chiropractic. Dr. Locke is currently completing his CCSP, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, and is dedicated about serving his community and the local high school and college sports teams.
Always striving to enhance his knowledge and skills, Dr. Locke is educated in the most recent research and techniques in chiropractic and sports medicine. He uses a variety of hands on care from manipulation to mobilization with diversified adjusting to facilitate healing. Dr. Locke is uses many techniques such as Graston, Trigenics, Pin and Stretch, Kinesio taping, ART, and neuromuscular reeduaction NMR to decrease soft tissue adhesions and promote increased range of motion.
Patients appreciate his approach to their health and recovery from injury as well as his whole-body approach to treat