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Services & Techniques

At Coastal Chiropractic, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic care to each and every patient. We have included information below about the different chiropractic services offered in our Shalimar chiropractic office, but please call us at (850) 613-2044 if you have any questions!

Chiropractic Care

We provide spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing "state of the art" chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a chiropractor who cares about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques, Brad Young Young has years of training, expertise and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other related conditions originating from the spine. Chiropractic care under a trained professional can even be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health or wellness.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy does more than make you feel good, it can actually help your body achieve balance and health. Massage therapy offers a natural  treatment approach which actually relieves musculoskeletal pain for many patients. Our chiropractic office provides specific massage and muscular therapy that is complimentary to their chiropractic care. Each massage therapy plan is tailored to meet the patient's unique pain condition or injury. The benefits of massage therapy may include the increase of blood circulation, a localized reduction in swelling and the relaxation of muscles. Massage has been known to relieve muscle pain and spasms, increase a patient's range of motion, while also aiding in a patient's recovery. Some investigative studies have even indicated that a single session of massage may help boost your immune system!

Sports rehabilitation

Sports rehabilitation is a multi-disciplinary approach to treat injuries sustained through sports participation. So, the athlete can regain normal pain-free mobility. The primary goal is to return to pre-injury activities, whether the athlete is a professional, amateur or casual player. 

The most common injuries treated by the sports rehabilitation team is sprains and strains. A sprain is an injury to a ligaments caused by overstretching or tearing. A strain is an injury or tear to the muscle itself. Other conditions that can be treated through a sports rehabilitation program are fractures, arthritis issues, joint replacements and generalized pain issues.

Chiropractic Care offers a balanced approach for healing of sports related injuries. By using Chiropractic Care for spinal adjustment, it assists to return spinal segments to their normal position and mobility. On occasion, physical therapy and massage is used to help the supportive tissues (muscles, tendons, & ligaments). Chiropractic Care helps the injured areas return to normal function. Combined with some rest to help the healing process, athletes will find their way back on the field sooner. Chiropractors may also offer strategies for exercise and stretching to help stay on the straight and narrow path to better enjoyment of the chosen sport. Using Chiropractic Care to restore spinal health to its optimal state is a wise consideration so that the body has the best opportunity to maximize proper function.

Auto Accidents and Personal Injury Cases

Any Type of accident is a serious situation and getting a thorough examination following all accidents whether big or small. Even the smallest “fender bender” is cause for a thorough examination.

Symptoms typically start with a mild to severe discomfort and stiffness in the neck and low back following the accident immediately or even days or weeks later. Sometime it is overlooked as whiplash and it will be pushed aside as it will go as way. Headaches, arm and leg pain, nausea; and even vomiting may occur as well. All are very common with an accident, but all do need to be addressed and looked by a professional.

Research indicates that soft tissue injuries that are not properly rehabilitated; that are due to trauma such as automobile accidents may have long lasting effects later on in life. As well as severely affecting ones quality of life as well.

Dr. Young has all the various diagnostic and therapeutic methods to help get to bottom and solve any types of discomfort you may be experiencing. We also have the capacity to refer out to medical professionals for further diagnosis or care if need be. To insure the best recovery possible from your accident.

All of the above are all reasons to seek care immediately after a car accident. Dr. Young will locate and detect areas of the concern in regards to your Accident Injuries. Once the source is determined through a detailed exam then Dr. Young will utilize chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, manual therapy, therapeutic stretches and exercises to correct the underlying cause of the problem.

Auto Injury Rehabilitation

Auto Crashes are responsible for numerous injuries, acute and chronic. Dr. Young and his staff are focused on your recovery and providing the best care possible. Specific programs are designed on an individual basis, geared toward the repair of injured ligaments, discs, joint capsules, and myofascial structures. Emphasis is placed on tissue healing, regaining lost function and pain reduction. Physical therapy techniques are employed to recover lost function, improve muscle activation, heal injured tissues, correct dysfunctional movement patterns, and promote core stability. Whether you require post-surgical rehab, injury rehab, or functional rehab due to deconditioning, we provide it with customized exercise plan for each patient.

Decompression therapy

Spinal decompression is a nonsurgical treatment option for peopleexperiencing back pain. This back pain can be caused by a degenerative discdisease, such as a bulging disc or herniated disc that is placing pressure on a nearby nerve root.
This type of therapy is used to realign the components of the spine in order to relieve pressure on a pinched nerve that is causing chronic pain and symptoms. By using traction, spinal decompression therapy increases circulation to the damaged disc, allowing it to begin the natural healing process. This may not only relieve disc pressure, but also reduce compression of nearby spinal nerve roots.
If you are suffering from chronic back pain from a damaged disc, give us a call to discuss decompression therapy and other conservative treatments. This therapy could reduce your pain and prevent you from requiring spine surgery to correct your condition.

Family Chiropractic Care

Dr. Young and his staff take the next step with each patient and takes the time to sit down and really get to know his patients. He does this so that he is able to build a strong bond with each of his patients, as well as get to the root of each individual patient. He provides a family environment to provide the best individual care for each and every one of his patients.

Pregnancy and Pediatric Care

Is Chiropractic safe for kids?

Yes! Dr. Young specializes in performing chiropractic adjustments on children and the techniques he uses are gentle and non-invasive. Each chiropractic adjustment is tailored to each individual child’s delicate and pliable spine with a very light amount of force.

The optimal time for a child’s first chiropractic check-up is right after birth. The earlier nerve system interference is found and cleared, the better chance your child has to adapt to its new environment and grow and develop optimally from day one. If your child has never had a chiropractic check-up, it is never too late to start. Don’t forget to ask questions and start today.

There are many reasons and causes of interferences in the nervous system of children, toddlers and even newborns.


One of the most physically stressful experiences a child has in his or her lifetime is the birthing process. During the birthing process: twisting, torqueing, compression and tractioning of a child’s fragile spine occurs from the use of forceps, vacuums, doctor’s hands and even during cesarean delivery. Every single one of these action causes physical stress to the infants little spine and bodies; which causes misalignments and distortions in the spine and nervous system.


Every child falls right? Even a seemingly insignificant minor fall or accident can create stored trauma to the spine. All of these minor accidents that seem to be minor will and can lead to problems as the child gets older.


Sciatica is characterized as a sharp shooting pain down the legs typically into the foot and toes. It also can be a very dull ache or numbness as well. It usually begins as a sharp pain in the lower back and eventually travels down the leg. Sitting and standing for a long period of time usually makes the symptoms worst for the time period. The Symptoms can also go down one or both legs and also have the ability to switch from side to side. Leg pain and numbness can be a very serious sign and should not be ignored.

It is extremely important to understand that sciatica is not a specific condition itself but it is a symptom of a condition. In other words it is a small part of a bigger problem. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in your body. It travels down the back of your complete leg. It can be affected and irritated by many conditions. It can be created by direct pressure to the nerve from the vertebrae or the disc itself in the spine. It can be caused by the pressure to the nerve away from the spine; as well as applying pressure to the piriformis muscle in the buttocks.

Sciatica is treatable by chiropractic care and most of the time, it responds positively are your first spinal adjustment on your lower lumbar vertebrae and your sacroillac joints. Some types of nerve irritation responds much faster, while some nerve irritations do take a little while to help the performance of the nervous system to reach its optimal performance. Chiropractic is the most natural way to help with the process and help your nervous system reach its optimal state.


Headaches are Common, but not normal. Let Dr. Young help you with the common problem.

There are a mass variety of types of headaches in which they have created an even larger production of manufactured drugs that ONLY cover the symptoms of the problem. With that said the manufactured drugs do not correct or address the root and/or the underlining cause of the problem. Headaches are a sign that your nervous system is not functioning at its optimal state or properly. This commonly happens when there is a misalignment in your spinal bones, located in your neck region. This misalignment compromises the nerves muscle and/or blood supply to the head the causes a headache or migraine.

Common types of Headaches:

  • Muscle tension headaches
  • Migraines
  • Sinus
  • Cluster Headaches

Dr. Young will locate and detect the areas of concern in regards to headache; with using different techniques which he has mastered throughout the many years of his practice. Once the source is determined through a detailed exam, Dr. Young will utilized various methods along with chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, and therapeutic stretches that correct the root of the problem that is causing the problem.

Poor Posture: Posture in which the head is forward rather than central causes stresses on the shoulder muscles and neck ultimately affecting the nerves of the upper neck creating stresses on the upper vertebrae of the neck thus causing headaches.

Corrective Exercises

At Coastal Chiropractic, we teach our patients how to perform special "blueprint" exercises which can help strengthen and correct the irregularities in their body which may be causing pain. Many of these corrective exercises can actually be performed in the comfort of your own home to help improve the effectiveness of your chiropractic care and spinal correction plan. In addition to skeletal misalignment, you may be experiencing pain that is caused by muscles and connective tissues which are out of their proper place. Other types of pain such as back pain, neck pain, and headaches are caused by muscles and tissues that are being used improperly, causing injuries over time. In each case, targeted corrective exercises and stretches from our experienced chiropractor will help you feel good while also helping your body achieve balance and health.

Lifestyle Advice

Many of our patients come to see our chiropractor to address a specific pain symptom such as back pain, neck pain or headaches. While our chiropractor will address each patient's specific condition with chiropractic care, we often find it helpful to "coach" our patients towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. For example, there may be certain activities that you should avoid or do differently to prevent yourself from unintentionally aggravating your particular health challenges. The goal of including lifestyle advice with a chiropractic care plan is to help each and every patient achieve the fulfilling and happy lifestyle they deserve, one that is full of the activities that are enjoyed most. We recognize that every single one of our patients is a whole person, and we use our expertise to help them reach total health and wellness.

Spinal & Postural Screenings

There is a saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Your spinal health is no exception. Posture and spinal screenings by a trained and experienced chiropractor such as Brad Young Young can help reveal important health information, unlocking the door to improved health and well-being. In order to help the Shalimar community, we provide screenings at area malls, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today at (850) 613-2044 to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.