Services & Techniques
At Barrett Health Centers, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic wellness care to our patients. Below is a sampling of the different chiropractic services we offer in our Missouri City office.
Our Services Include:
Spinal and Postural Screenings
Blood Testing for Nutritional Deficiency/Toxicity
Food Allergy Testing
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Technique
We provide advanced spinal correction utilizing "state of the art" chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic have we been able to provide the level of help and expertise that now exists. These newer correction methods are even safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Rick Barrett has years of training and experience in spinal adjustment.
We utilize the following techniques:
Cox Flexion Distraction
We teach our patients special "blueprint" exercises designed just for them to help strengthen and correct their own unique problem. These exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction by as much as 30-40%. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.
We often find it helpful to "coach" our patients on certain activities they should avoid or do differently to avoid aggravating their particular health challenge. Our goal is to help every patient achieve a fulfilling and happy lifestyle full of the activities they enjoy most. We recognize that each our patient is a whole person, and help them reach true health and wellness is a collaborate effort between our professionals and our patients.
We provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices to enhance our patient´s return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for youDr. Rick Barrett can provide a structured nutritional program based on your individual needs.
Spinal & Postural Screenings
Posture and spinal screenings can reveal important health information and unlock the door to improved health and well-being. We provide screenings at area malls, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.
To complement and enhance the healing effects of Dr. Rick specific Chiropractic adjustment treatment, we at Barrett Health Centers also provide the following physiological therapeutic procedures:
- Interferential Electrical Muscle Stimulation
- Intersegmental Mechanical Traction
- Cold Laser Therapy
Food Sensitivity and Allergy Panel from Alletess Medical Laboratory
The measurement of high levels of IgG antibodies to specific food antigens can identify foods that are contributing to various health conditions. IgA and IgM antibodies are also available from the same serum specimen.
96 IgG Elisa
|Basil||Egg Yolk||Potato, Sweet|
|Bay Leaf||Garlic||Potato, White|
|Bean, Green||Ginger||Rice, Brown|
|Cheese, Swiss||Oats||Tea, Black|
|184 IgG Elisa
Comprehensive Food Panel
|Apple||Egg White||Pepper, Red|
|Barley||Gingko Biloba||Poppy Seed|
|Bass (Black)||Gluten||Potato, Sweet|
|Bay Leaf||Grape||Potato, White|
|Bean, Red||Hazelnut (Filbert)||Radish|
|Beet, Red||Honey||Red Snapper|
|Cauliflower||Milk, Goat’s||Sugar Beet|
|Cheese, Swiss||Navy Bean||Tapioca|
|Chick Pea (Garbanzo)||Okra||Tomato|
|Cottonseed||Pea, Black Eyed||Whey|
Micronutrient Testing from SpectraCell Laboratories
SpectraCell Laboratories, Inc. is a CLIA accredited (#45D0710715) clinical laboratory that specializes in micronutrient testing. This patented process resulted from 18 years of research at the University of Texas. The micronutrient tests measures how micronutrients are actually functioning within your patients’ white blood cells. These tests allow nutritional assessment of your patients for a broad variety of clinical conditions including arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular risk, diabetes, various immunological disorders, metabolic disorders and micronutrient deficiencies. Also offered by SpectraCell is a specialized profile of homocysteine, lipids and proteins to assess cardiovascular risk.
Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis from Trace Elements
Hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA), is an analytical test which measures the mineral content of the hair. The sampled hair, obtained by cutting the first inch and one-half of growth closest to the scalp at the nape of the neck, is prepared in a licensed clinical laboratory through a series of chemical and high temperature digestive procedures. Testing is then performed using highly sophisticated detection equipment and methods to achieve the most accurate and precise results.
Applied kinesiology (AK) is a form of diagnosis using muscle testing as a primary feedback mechanism to examine how a person’s body is functioning. When properly applied, the outcome of an AK diagnosis will determine the best form of therapy for the patient. Since AK draws together the core elements of many complementary therapies, it provides an interdisciplinary approach to health care.
The Energy Balancing System is designed to detoxify and balance the overall body's energy while facilitating and aiding in its natural detoxification process. It removes unwanted toxins, neutralizes and eliminates harmful free radicals by creating an ionic energy field within the body. Proven in clinical trials to balance and restore the body's Ph Level and electromagnetic energy. It has also been proven to increase range of motion as well as improve overall muscle strength.
To read more about the EBR 305 go to: http://eb305.com