5330 College Avenue, Suite 210 Oakland, CA 94618

Chiropractic

The Objective of Chiropractic is to detect and correct vertebral subluxations. A Subluxation, simply, is a vertebrae that is misaligned and/or not moving correctly that interferes in the normal function of the nerve system. Subluxations can lead to pain, incoordination, dysfunction, and disease. Our goal for our patients is not just the absence of pain but 100% function and coordination of all aspects of the body, mind and spirit. The primary way we accomplish our goals is through the chiropractic adjustment, through education, and as necessary referrals to appropriate adjunct modalities/professions. The Chiropractic adjustment is a gentle, specific force to reduce the subluxation and restore clear communication in the nervous system, to restore harmonious function.
We start with taking your health and trauma history, then we take objective scans using digital thermography of the spine and digital spinal X-rays. Next is a chiropractic examination, followed by your first adjustment. Then your second appointment is where we will go over our findings and x-rays with you, make recommendations for relief care and corrective care and wellness care, and go over referrals and recommendations for things you should do at home and between visits. We look forward to being a part of your families health team!

Upper Cervical Knee Chest

Dr. Melissa is Upper Cervical Revolution certified in KCUCS. “Knee Chest” is one of the most researched and scientifically studied upper cervical techniques. The chiropractors utilize spinal x-rays to detect a specific subluxation misalignment and then use digital thermography to help determine when to adjust and when not to adjust. This is an incredibly unique and powerful adjustment, developed and perfected by the developer of chiropractic himself B.J. Palmer. Patients with symptoms such as migraines, high blood pressure, vertigo, insomnia, and even multiple sclerosis have shown drastic improvements while under upper cervical care.

THE INNER POWER SPEAKS:

We chiropractors work with the subtle substance of the soul. We release the prisoned impulses, a tiny rivulet of force, that emanates from the mind and flows over the nerves to the cells and stirs them to life.  We deal with the magic power that transforms common food into living, loving, thinking clay; that robes the earth with beauty, and hues and scents the flowers with the glory of the air. In the dim, dark distant long ago, when the sun first bowed to the morning star, this power spoke and there was life, it quickened the slime of the sea and the dust of the earth and drove the cell to union with its fellows in countless living forms. Through eons of time it finned the fish and winged the bird and fanged the beast. Endlessly it worked, evolving its forms until it produced the crowning glory of them all. With tireless energy it blows the bubble of each individual life and then silently, relentlessly dissolves the form and absorbs the spirit into itself again. And yet you ask "Can chiropractic cure appendicitis or the flu?" Have you more faith in a knife or a spoonful of medicine than in the power that animates the living world?
-B.J. Palmer, D.C., Ph.C.

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The best way to schedule an appointment is to use our online booking system, or send a text with your name and preferred appointment day(s) / time(s) to 510- 394-5035. We will find a time for you in the schedule ASAP!

5330 College Avenue, Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94618
team@oaklandlifechiro.com
(510) 594-9994
(510) 394-5035

Chiropractic Care

with Dr. Melissa Crago
MON: 8:00 am - Noon; 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
TUES: 1:45pm - 6:30pm
WED: 9:00am - Noon; 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
THU: 2:00pm - 7:00 pm
FRI: By Appointment
SAT: 9am - noon  
Saturday's available:
July 31st, Aug 28th, Sept 11th, and Sept 25th

Thai Bodywork

with Leah Van Winkle
MON/WED: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
TUES: 10:15 am - 1:00 pm
THU: 9-11am
FRI: 9-5pm

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