Michael Maiorino, DC is a licensed chiropractor serving patients at Structural Based Therapy in Alpharetta, Georgia. Dr. Maiorino works with patients from all age groups. To provide patients with the best results, he works in collaboration with massage therapists, acupuncturists, physical therapists, physiatrists, neurologists, and orthopedists. His ultimate goal is to alleviate the patient’s pain and restore normal function in the shortest amount of time possible.

Dr. Maiorino was drawn to chiropractic early in his life after a family member was injured. He shadowed the treating chiropractor for a few weeks, and he was able to see the results of chiropractic care firsthand. After spending some time as a patient, Dr. Maiorino decided to enter the field as a chiropractor. He received his education at Life College of Chiropractic. Dr. Maiorino graduated in 1999 and began practicing in Patchogue, New York.

He is originally from Brooklyn, New York, but he spent most of his childhood on Long Island. In 2006, he moved to Alpharetta, Georgia, where he has been embraced by the community.

Dr. Maiorino maintains the highest standards and protects his patients by never exposing them to unnecessary X-rays. He believes his care and treatments speak for themselves and he doesn’t lock his patients into long treatment plans or packages. Patients can schedule an appointment with Dr. Maiorino by contacting Structural Based Therapy.

Chiropractic Care Q & A

What is chiropractic care?

Chiropractic care is a non-invasive, natural form of healthcare that doesn’t rely on prescription drugs or surgery to treat pain and other problems. The goal of chiropractic care isn’t only to treat the patient’s pain and other problems, but also to improve the patient’s overall health and wellbeing so that they can live a better, more productive life.

What treatments are available from Structural Based Therapy?

One of the most common chiropractic treatments utilized at Structural Based Therapy is chiropractic manipulation. This treatment involves the gentle manipulation of vertebrae and joints. The purpose of chiropractic manipulation is to resolve issues with alignment and improve the stability of the treated area.

Structural Based Therapy also offers other treatment options in addition to chiropractic manipulation. These options include:

  • Cold laser therapy
  • Manual muscle therapy
  • Electric muscle stimulation
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Custom orthotics
  • Kinesio taping

What type of issues can chiropractic care treat?

Chiropractic care is appropriate and effective for a wide variety of health problems, including:

  • Herniated discs
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Joint pain
  • Migraines
  • Auto accident injuries
  • Sports injuries

Is chiropractic care safe?

Chiropractic care is considered generally safe for most patients. Because these treatments are non-invasive, patients don’t have to worry about the side effects commonly associated with more intensive treatment options, such as surgery. In addition, chiropractic care doesn’t cause as many side effects as standard medical alternatives, such as prescription narcotics or steroid injections.
Before beginning a treatment plan, the doctors at Structural Based Therapy will always explain any risks or potential side effects to the patient so they can prepare accordingly.

How long does it take to see results?

Many patients will notice results shortly after beginning treatment. Most patients will have noticeable improvement or a complete relief from symptoms within 3-6 sessions. The doctors at Structural Based Therapy work hard to provide patients with results as quickly as possible.

How long do sessions last?

Most chiropractic care sessions last for approximately 30 minutes. During this time, patients will participate in a combination of different therapies designed to address their physical problems.