Current Patient - Reference Guide


This page is meant for patients currently under care at Hadley Chiropractic. 

It is very common for your chiropractor to recommend simple stretches, exercises, or at home equipment to help aid in your recovery and promote long-term stability.  Some of the most frequent suggestions have been provided here so that you can access them easily and from anywhere.

Please only do what has been recommended to you by your chiropractor.  DO NOT assume that even these simple stretches are appropriate or safe for everyone.  If you have questions about some of the suggestions found here, please either call the office or bring them up to your chiropractor at your next appointment.  If at any point while doing these activities you feel pain, please stop and contact your chiropractor. 


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Daily Stretches / “Toothbrush Exercises”


These first three are where most people are told to start:


Intro to Upper Body - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise

Intro to Lower Body (Part 1) - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise

Intro to Lower Body (Part 2) - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise




Once you have mastered the "intro" exercises you may be given specific stretches and exercises based on your additional needs:


Wrist/Forearm- Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise


Push-Up Plus - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise

Plantar Fascia - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise

Shoulder Blades - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise

Hips and Core - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Reverse Crunches - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Advanced Hip Flexor Stretch - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Toe Ins - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Toe Ups - Daily "Toothbrush" Exercise​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Ice Pack Instructions


Do not apply directly to skin (wrap in paper towel)

Place the ice pack over the area for 10-15 minutes

Wait at least 45 minutes before icing that area again



At-Home Supplies


Here are the links to some of the equipment/product suggestions we often make:


Ice Pack

Cervical Pillow

Foam Roller

Foot Roller

Elastikon Tape

Knee Brace

Ankle Brace

Low Back Brace

Gel Orthotic (Mens Sizes)

Gel Orthotic (Womens Sizes)