The Road to Recovery
Chiropractic Massage
Chiropractic massage therapists are skilled at assisting the body to heal itself, by using various massage techniques. They are trained to promote blood flow and reduce fluid retention around areas of injury.

Chiropractic Massage   Were you aware that Pairmore & Young: Synergy Chiropractic has 6 massage therapists on staff? If not, please take note, and allow me to inform you about the chiropractic massage available here at Pairmore & Young. Many people think that a massage is a massage. However, there are many different types of massage, for example: deep tissue, hot stone, Swedish, myofascial, etc. The many options can make it challenging to figure out what type of massage will work best for you. At Pairmore & Young, the doctors work closely with the massage therapists to give our patients … Continue reading “Chiropractic Massage”

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Miscellaneous Questions for P & Y

What type of schooling, training, or experience do Chiropractors have? After receiving an undergraduate degree, Chiropractic school is an additional 4 years of intensive study, and internship.  An Atlas Orthogonal doctor has specialized training on top of that, with continuing education being ongoing throughout their professional work. Why do I need an exam and X-rays at Pairmore & Young when I didn’t with other chiropractors? The doctors use the X-ray films to then take very precise measurements of your upper cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine in order for them to get a clear understanding of what is taking place along … Continue reading “Miscellaneous Questions for P & Y”

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Changing the Way Alaskan’s View Chiropractic
Alaska Chiropractic

Pairmore & Young: Synergy Chiropractic is changing the way Alaskans view chiropractic! With over 44 years of combined experience, Doctors John Pairmore and Dennis Young run a “specialty” chiropractic clinic. It is the only clinic in Alaska offering a unique procedure called the Atlas Orthogonal technique. The AO technique differs from traditional chiropractic in that it employs a painless, hands-off adjustment using a gentle, light force instrument, specifically to the first bone in the neck known as the Atlas. This technique has proven to be a highly effective approach to addressing the needs associated with migraines, car accidents, slips and … Continue reading “Changing the Way Alaskan’s View Chiropractic”

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Frequently asked questions regarding massage:

How long is a typical massage session? Massage sessions here at Pairmore & Young run 60 minutes long. What type of massage do we offer? Acupressure Cervical Injury Treatment Cupping Deep Tissue Hot Stone Infant Massage Lomi-Lomi Myofascial Release Nerve Stroke/Healing Touch Prenatal (using lateral recumbent/side lying bolstering) Reflexology Shiatsu Sports Massage Swedish Trigger Point Therapy Do I have to get undressed to receive a massage? Typically, people completely undress for a full body massage. This allows the therapist easier access to the areas that will be worked on, and to apply the lotions or oils that will lubricate the … Continue reading “Frequently asked questions regarding massage:”

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The Second, “Report of Findings” Visit

Plan to spend 30 to 45 minutes at this appointment, depending upon the required therapies for treatment. Upon entering the clinic, you will be greeted by someone from our staff, and will then be asked to set up your personal log-in number on our iPad—which is typically your phone number–in order to check in at future appointments. Next, you will be asked to complete an assessment survey on the iPad as to your current status of functionality. We will ask for this approximately every 30 days as part of our insurance protocol, as well as for the doctors to review … Continue reading “The Second, “Report of Findings” Visit”

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What to expect from the “New Patient” visits

What to expect from the “New Patient” visits   Entering a new medical establishment can sometimes feel a bit intimidating and overwhelming. At Pairmore and Young: Synergy Chiropractic, we appreciate that you have chosen to come to us for your pain assessment, or as a part of your integrative health plan, and make every effort to make you feel welcome and comfortable, while being as thorough as possible. We’ve decided to break down the “New Patient” experience, and tell you exactly what you can expect when you walk through our doors for the first time. Please read below for specific … Continue reading “What to expect from the “New Patient” visits”

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Headaches – Can You Find Real Relief?
Migraine, Headache, Chronic Pain

There are two types of headaches a person may experience. These are called primary and secondary. With a primary headache, such things as lack of oxygen or blood to the brain and nerve damage can be the cause. A secondary headache is caused by things you experience in your daily life. You may or may not have control over them.  For example, the lack of caffeine or too much caffeine can cause you to have a secondary headache. They can also come on because of more serious issues like a severe injury to the neck or certain diseases. What are … Continue reading “Headaches – Can You Find Real Relief?”

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The Cost of Chiropractic Care in Alaska

Healthcare costs in Alaska are some of the highest nationwide. Because of that, we at Pairmore & Young: Synergy Chiropractic do our best to help our patients understand their insurance benefits with regards to the parameters of their chiropractic treatment. We then offer solutions to offset these escalating costs for all of our patients. Our objective is to help our patients—from understanding insurance issues, to getting the necessary treatments– so that they can receive the care they need and deserve to experience optimal health. A typical new-patient chiropractic exam will run between $400-700, including X-rays. Adjustments are $50-90, depending upon … Continue reading “The Cost of Chiropractic Care in Alaska”

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Atlas Orthogonal
Do you have migraines?

Over the last 40 years the Atlas Orthogonal System has been developed by Dr.s Roy and Matthew Sweat of Atlanta, Georgia. We have brought the state of the art equipment and procedures to Alaska and proudly offer our patients this ground breaking technology. If you have had pain and other methods do not seem to be reaching the core of the problem, give us a call. In our office a pre-consultation is not a commitment it is simply an informed conversation. We look forward to hearing from you. Dr.s Pairmore and Young 907-677-6953

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