Acupuncture & Chiropractor

Services
Dr. Lai can provide the following services, but not limited to the list below. Feel free to ask more information.​

Physical Medicine

  • Chiropractic adjustment of spine and limbs
  • Physical therapy/ physiotherapy modalities
  • Spinal decompression for disc problems
  • Acupressure, and petrissauge
  • Trigger point and muscular therapy
  • Release techniques for nerve entrapments
  • Graston therapy for underlying scar tissues from past injuries
  • Kineso-taping and splinting when necessary
  • Adjustments using Activator instrument (more gentle)
  • Orthotic (insole) fitting and ordering of special shoes, braces, and compression socks
  • Ordering of imaging studies (x-rays, CT, MRI) when necessary for accurate diagnosis and rule out diseases​
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    ​​Acupuncture
  • Assessment and treatments of internal and external problems
  • Organ problems (e.g. high blood pressure, high cholesterol, digestive problems, etc)
  • Physical problems (e.g. arthritis, musculcular strain, joint sprain, etc)
  • Hormonal problems (e.g. menstrual cramps and irregularity, growth deficiency, etc)
  • Emotional problems (e.g. depression, sleep deprivation, bipolar, ADHD, etc)
  • Sexual problems (e.g. decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, etc)
  • Skin problems (e.g. eczema, dermatitis, etc)
  • Allergies
  • Acupuncture and electro-acupuncture
  • Scalp acupuncture
  • Ear acupuncture and ear seeds/magnets
  • Cupping
  • Moxa
  • Gua Sha
  • Tui Na massage


Rehabilitation

  • Injury prevention education
  • Posture correction, work ergonomics, and seat/cushion/pillow selection
  • Strengthening and stretching techniques for muscles and ligaments
  • Back stabilization exercises
  • Disc problem rehab
  • Nerve stretching techniques
  • Neural re-training exercises after injuries to help regain optimal coordination
  • Faulty movement pattern screens and correction
  • Sports injury rehab protocol (e.g. concussion)
  • Fall prevention for senior citizens​
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Exercise and Personal Training

  • Proper exercise techniques to prevent injury
  • Weight loss exercise protocols
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Core strengthening
  • Cardiovascular training
  • Balance, proprioception, and agility training
  • Sport specific training to boost performance ​
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    Nutrition
  • Supplements to increase healing of injuries
  • Assessment and recommendation to correct nutritional imbalances or deficiencies
  • Nutrition for longevity, different age groups/gender, and pregnancy
  • Weight loss diet
  • Therapeutic diets (anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic)
  • Herbal supplementations for certain needs
  • Sports nutrition for optimal performance
  • Specific diets for various problems (e.g. intestinal/digestion diseases, diabetes/metabolic disorder, heart, liver, etc)

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Others

  • Work in conjunction with family doctors, using blood work, urine analysis, and chemistry profiles to screen and manage health issues (e.g. osteoporosis, hypertension, diabetes)
  • Relaxation/ stress reduction techniques
  • Lifestyle recommendations and health promotion
  • Tai Chi forms
  • Dr. Lai’s Anatomical Stretching Technique
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    Orthopedic equipments & other products
  • Custom made Orthotics, special orthopaedic Shoes, Compression socks
  • Braces for back, ankle, knee, etc
  • Ice/hot packs
  • Exercise tubing
  • Gym ball
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Natural pain relieving ointment