Chiropractic Care Specialist

Empower Medical Center

Medical Center located in Lee’s Summit, MO

Chiropractor and Empower Medical Center owner Chris Long, DC, understands that chiropractic care isn’t a one-size-fits-all treatment. That’s why he develops customized chiropractic care plans at his practice in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. For chiropractic care that’s catered to your needs, call or book an appointment online today.

Chiropractic Care Q & A

What is chiropractic care?

Chiropractic is a field of health care that focuses on your body’s ability to heal itself. Sometimes, pain results from imbalances in your musculoskeletal system, such as poor spinal alignment or pressure on a nerve.

As a highly trained and motivated chiropractor, Dr. Long strives to relieve your pain and improve your overall quality of life. Instead of using drugs to mask your symptoms, Dr. Long addresses the underlying cause of your pain for safe and effective relief.

What techniques are used in chiropractic care?

Dr. Long is passionate about helping people. That’s why he has completed training in various chiropractic methods. He offers many different chiropractic techniques at Empower Medical Center, including:

The Activator Method

The Activator Method® is one of the most widely used chiropractic techniques available today. This treatment uses a handheld instrument called the Activator to deliver a gentle, controlled force to the targeted area.


ArthroStim® is another type of instrument adjustment that uses a rapid thrust and recoil motion to release muscle spasms and trigger points. This gentle technique eases your joints back into alignment with just the right amount of pressure.

DRS Protocol

DRS stands for decompression, reduction, and stabilization. The DRS Protocol™ is a combination technique that reduces pressure on the discs that provide cushioning in between your vertebrae.

Manual adjustments

This approach involves hands-on adjustment of your joints. Dr. Long may apply pressure to targeted areas or move your limbs to improve your body’s physical function.

When should I see a chiropractor?

Dr. Long and the team at Empower Medical Center offer integrative care for many types of pain. Some of the most common reasons people seek chiropractic care include:

  • Headaches (tension and migraine)
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain

Whether it’s chronic (long-lasting) or acute (short-term), pain can seriously disrupt your life. If you live with pain and want to eliminate or reduce your need for medications, chiropractic care may be your solution.

Dr. Long and the team at Empower Medical Center develops customized treatment plans for every patient. They tailor your chiropractic care to your particular needs and desires.

To discover the benefits of chiropractic care, call Empower Medical Center or book an appointment online today.