OUR CLINIC’S SPECIALITIES
Conservative, Non-Surgical Care of Pain
We utilize non-invasive treatments to treat both acute and chronic pain.
Cox Flexion Decompression Manipulation
This specialized table is effective for conditions such as low back and leg pain, stenosis and degenerative conditions throughout the spine.
Focus on Patients over 50 and Seniors
While we treat patients of all ages, Dr. Patterson focuses on patients over 50 and Seniors. Time catches up to us in our 50’s. Our approach to care needs to change with it.
THE MOST ADVANCED COX TABLE EVER DESIGNED
We are pleased to announce the addition of the most advanced Cox decompression table ever designed, to our office! The Cox 8 Force Table is a state of the art instrument. Built in sensors send data to a computer, giving the doctor real-time information about the amount of decompressive force being applied.
Discuss your case with the doctor to see if you are a candidate for treatment.
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