Whether from a motor vehicle accident or an injury at work, we understand. We know about non-injury related pain too.
Pain disrupts normal life making it difficult to participate in activities that make your happy or accomplish the tasks needing your attention.
We can restore you to health and return your life.Our gentle, effective treatment is proven to be time and cost saving.
We offer outstanding chiropractic care to our patients in Stamford and the surrounding towns. Our patients are people, not chart numbers. Experience counts, so does caring.
Helping patients since 1998, Dr Sova, has restored health to thousands of injured and hurting people. He is the doctor his patients trust to secure the correct diagnosis and best treatment.
Dr. Sova and wife Dr. Beverley Marr invented PurePosture, an at-home device to align your spine, increase flexibility and improve posture. Part of the treatment at Stamford Healthcare Associates.
WHAT CHIROPRACTIC IS BASED ON
Chiropractic is a healing art emphasizing the recuperative power of your body, without the use of drugs and surgery. It insures your body's nervous system works at it's best.
Chiropractic focuses on alignment of the body so all parts are moving freely, without pain. By allowing freedom, especially in the spine and removing interference, the body can and wants to heal itself.
HOW CHIROPRACTIC WORKS
Chiropractors systematically and specifically mobilize joints, and soft tissue to restore full motion and allow correct nerve to conduct their work. Nerves send messages to and from every system in the body. Nerves also give us pain signals altering us when something is wrong. By allowing the spine to move more freely, taking the pressure off nerves, all systems work as they were designed.
Chiropractors work to improve postural alignment. Poor posture and bad postural habits are by far the single most probable reason we experience back pain. Add an injury to poor posture and the injury is more severe and takes longer to heal.
Yes, with over 77,000 Doctors of Chiropractic in the U.S. and approximately 30,000,000 active chiropractic patients, the truth is in the numbers.
A recent Gallop pole shows the majority of chiropractic patients are satisfied with their results. Only a small minority (4%) were very unhappy with their treatment.
The alarming opioid epidemic in America is a clear example of the side effects to masking pain. The majority of these people started over-using medication to relieve back pain. Chiroprators offer a different method of treating pain that is effective and safe.
WHO SHOULD SEE A CHIROPRACTOR
Everyone can benefit from chiropractic care. The spine is one of the most important and complex parts of the body. We see dentists for our teeth, optometrists for our eyes, why shouldn't we take care of our spines?
THE SAFETY OF CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT
This gentle, non invasive healing art is safe. Chiropractors enjoy the lowest malpractice insurance rates of all doctors due to the low rate of adverse side effects.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE FIRST VISIT
The initial visit begins with a review of your medical history and details of your injury, if injured.This is followed by a complete chiropractic, orthopedic and neurological examination. The doctor will then determine whether chiropractic care will benefit your condition or if a referral should be made to another specialist. Sometimes, you will be sent for films or more advanced imaging.
The first visit usually ends with some physical therapy. Finally, a follow up appointment is made where an explanation of your condition is given by your doctor.
HOW LONG BEFORE RESULTS ARE SEEN RESULTS?
This will vary depending on your condition. Many patients find instant relief following the first treatment, others take a while longer. The vast majority of patients do find significant results within one month of treatment.
If your condition is chronic or irreversible damage has occurred to the vertebra, it will take time and the doctor will work with you to find the best course of action to manage your particular situation.
INSURANCE PAYS FOR CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES
Almost every insurance plan covers chiropractic care including Medicare and Veterans. Currently there is no chiropractic coverage for Husky plans. chiropractic care.
If you don't have insurance, we have other options. We do accept Letters of Protection if referred by your attorney. Don’t hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to answer any question you may have.
WHERE ARE WE LOCATED? Our location: 1177 High Ridge Road, Suite 246, Stamford, CT 06905
I love Dr Sova. I have been going to chiropractors for over 30 years due to an injury that still bothers me. These doctors are among the best I have ever dealt with. I have been seeing them since I first moved to CT 11 years. - Angela M.3/11/17
Stamford Healthcare Associates took very good care of me from injury therapy, to adjustments and then with helpful. recovery/stabilization exercises. - Karen 3/9/17
Great doctors, great office, helpful staff. - - Marie O. 3/30/17
They're very gentle and were very understanding about my concerns. I feel so much better. - Roberta M. 2/17/17
Everyone who works at this office is so friendly and professional. The office is so welcoming, and it's not one of those places where no one knows your name. Keep up the good work! - Corrinne L. patient since February, 2009
Dr. Sova really made an effort to educate me about my care. I learned about chiropractic and how the treatments they recommended worked. I've never hesitated to ask a question, and they've never hesitated to explain.They've made me feel like I'm a part of my treatment. -Tatiana R., patient since 2003
I thought I was going to need surgery to fix my toe, but orthotics and The SOAR Method have kept me in great shape. My primary care doctor was astonished at the difference! - Leah, patient since 2008 Dr. Sova is a 10 out of 10! I was injured in an car crash and my neck and back were so sore I could barely move. I'm all better now. Thank you Dr. Sova! - John P. 3/29/17
I was really scared to go to a chiropractor, I hated the cracking noises. But treatment with Dr. Sova was so good. He took his time and was very reassuring. I am now a chiropractic patient for life! My wife also goes for her headaches and it has helped her tremendously. I highly recommend chiropractic and Dr. Sova. Peter U. 3/1/17
I have designed a test for you. It can tell quickly assess if you has enough curve, too much curve, or not enough.
Stand up against the wall, with your heels, pelvis, upper back and head all touching the wall. This should be very comfortable. If you have to force your head back, you need help.
Without moving, slide your hand between your lower back and the wall. Keep your chin parallel to the floor.
If you can't get your hand in farther than your fingers, your back is too flat.
If your entire arm goes in, you have too much curve.
This time stand with your back and head flat against the wall. Move your feet away from the wall about 12" and about a shoulder width apart.
Lift both arms straight over your head. Elbows straight. Make sure not to elevate your chin.
If you can't perform this test without raising your chin up, or if it is painful, your back is not flexible enough. Any unusual movement or picking up some heavy object can throw your back out.
We can help improve this!
Hours sitting in front of your pc, or constantly looking at your phone, weakens your postural muscles. This sets you up for problems with you neck and back. Eventually this becomes your new normal. We can help you change this bad habit.
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1177 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905, US
Monday - Wednesday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: By appointment