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Hargrave Chiropractic is a family based and operated business with hometown values and community at its heart. Located on Westgate road in Lafayette, right next door to Scott, our facility meets the needs of every patient. Our caring staff is ready to answer your questions and lead you to a better path of health. Unlike conventional medicine, which focuses on attempting to treat disease once it occurs, Hargrave Chiropractic emphasizes improving your health in an effort to reduce the risk of pain and eliminate the underlying cause. As a patient at Hargrave Chiropractic, we promise to provide outstanding patient-centered care in a comfortable atmosphere. For some, Hargrave Chiropractic will take them back to a place that is cozy and familiar, offering a rediscovery of health and wellness that had been previously known but long lost. For others, the journey may offer a new center, one never before experienced. We are also thrilled with our social media pages and the opportunity it affords us to communicate better with you. By joining our social online community, you will have access to all of our current news, fantastic events, and important information. Plus! The ability to share our posts with your friends, neighbors and colleagues. Appointments: We have a variety of convenient office hours, including early morning and evening hours to assist you in making it to your appointments. Financial: Fortunately many insurance companies cover chiropractic services. We will gladly help you determine the extent of that coverage. We offer everyone very affordable financial plans and will do everything we can to make the benefits of chiropractic care available to you. Forms of payment accepted are cash, check, or any major credit card. Community: We are available to come to community events or to present workshops for your office or business. Please contact us to arrange a date and time.
Services at a glance
Decompression therapy is a nonsurgical means of relieving pain to the lower back and neck and is often referred to as spinal decompression therapy. Decompression therapy is a spinal disc rehabilitation program that slowly and gently stretches the area of the spine while decompressing the discs. This type of treatment is very safe. Using this technique […]
Stationary cupping is when the cups are left on the skin for a length of time, can leave rings and circles due to toxins and blood moving to the surface. This process can create some discomfort or pain as it creates a vacuum suctioning up the skin. The pressure influences the intensity level, however many […]
Cold Laser therapy offers a non-intrusive option to acupuncture and surgery. The goal of laser therapy is to deliver light energy units from red and infrared laser radiation, called photons, to damaged cells. It is the consensus of experts is that photons absorbed by the cells through laser therapy stimulate the mitochondria to accelerate production […]
Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. This essential “time element” has to do with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a gentle pressure applied slowly will allow fascia to elongate.
The added benefit of using RockTape/KT is that it allows your body to continue to move as it was designed. It works well in reducing the inflammation of injured site, stabilizing an area that is moving more than it should whilst helping to improve your body’s movement awareness otherwise known as pro-prioception.
An adjustment helps to increase the range of motion in a joint by giving the joint more space to move. Often, decompression occurs with the adjustment. More space is given to the joint to glide and move. When your joints move better, the muscles that attach to the bones are able to move better, too.
The goal of IASTM is to provide an optimal healing environment for connective tissue. The benefit of this therapy is that each instrument was designed to be used to conform to different body soft tissue contours and joint shapes. This means superior results for your soft tissue restrictions.
How does electricity alleviate pain? It’s thought that the electrical impulses interrupt messages about pain sent from the nerves to the brain. The electricity blocks the activity of the pain receptors, which send those pain messages. If the brain doesn’t get the messages from the nerves, it doesn’t know that there’s pain, and you don’t […]
Christopher S. Hargrave, DC
Dr. Chris is a Lafayette native and a graduate of both Acadiana High School and University of Louisiana at Lafayette. While attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Dr. Chris played ice hockey and received a Bachelors of Science in Biology. Four months later, ...Find out more