Joint/Muscle Pain and Stiffness

For over 20 years, Dr. Zafis, DC has been using chiropractic functional therapies, which assess the biochemistry and function of the muscles and organs. During the last two to three years, chemicals in the environment and our food has led to an increase in pain. Unfortunately, this is not recognized by either alternative or traditional health care practitioners.

Knee Pain from Chemicals in the Environment — A Case Study

Some patient’s pain can be resolved simply by identifying and then detoxing a chemical in the system. One patient was a landscaper who had been suffering knee pain for several years. We recommended supplements specific to her issue, and her knee pain resolved. For her treatment plan, we did not do chiropractic adjustments or manual therapy. Once we identified the chemical in her muscles, simply detoxing out the chemical and resolving the imbalance that the chemical caused resolved the pain. Other patients, however, may need manual therapy in order to manage or resolve pain.

Two things have to happen for a detoxification program to be successful. The first is to identify the chemical, because different chemicals require different nutritional supplements for detoxification. The second step is to test for the ramifications of the chemical in the body and then nutritionally resolve those imbalances. The clinic has had many successes in helping patients accomplish this, which has resulted in a decrease in or elimination of pain. 

Joint Pain May Be Muscle Stiffness and Pain 

The clinic does very detailed testing for the biology and function of the body. Our thorough inquiry has shown a steep rise in pain and other symptoms due to a significant increase of chemicals in our food and environment. 

It is very common for a patient to think that they have joint pain, when it is actually due to muscle stiffness and pain. If the joint pain began or has gotten worse in the last three years, Dr. Zafis, DC will check for chemicals causing muscle stiffness and pain. This may help reduce or eliminate what many patients perceive as joint pain. 

Free Health Screening for You, Your Family, and Friends

If you are have sinus or other allergy symptoms, give the office a call at 707-527-7710. Also, if you have other health concerns, we offer a free screening or a phone consultation for people looking for a natural way to resolve functional issues in the body to restore health. To make an appointment, call (707) 527-7710 or click here to make an appointment on-line. 

 Dr. Cindy Zafis, DC, DACACD has used several holistic healing techniques for allergy relief since 1995 in Sonoma County. She has taken classes in several modalities such as Naet, BioSet, and Applied Kinesiology. 

Dr. Zafis, DC, DACACD does do a specific food sensitivity test in her office and supports patients with allergy relief for food sensitivities & pollens, skin issues, digestive issues, headaches, fatigue, coughing, menopause symptoms, and perimenopause symptoms.

She has a Diplomate from the American College of Addictionology & Compulsive Disorders and offers holistic therapies for anxiety and dependency issues.

Call the office for a 15-minute free consultation and food sensitivity test in our office. To make an appointment, call (707) 527-7710 or click here to make an appointment on-line.



Allergies in the Fall?

As the season moves from summer into fall in Sonoma County, many people notice they are coughing, getting sinusitis, or having other allergy symptoms.

Foot and Hand Pain

In the last 2 years the clinic has treated many patients with foot and hand pain with great success. I check and treat several different factors when looking at feet and hand pain.

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3434 Mendocino Avenue
Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

(707) 527-7710

3434 Mendocino Avenue
Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

P: (707) 527-7710