Chiropractic office opens in Connellsville
Dr. Jody Rumbaugh recently opened her new Chiropractic and Wellness office at 133 N. Second St. in Connellsville.
The location is convenient and easily accessible with parking in the front. An inviting reception and waiting area welcomes patients and those with appointments are seen on schedule and can expect to be warmly greeted by one of the office staff.
Rumbaugh, a lifelong Connellsville resident, graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, the founding College of Chiropractic. She practiced at Rumbaugh Chiropractic Health Center for more than 20 years before deciding to open at her new location.
Dr. Jody Rumbaugh Chiropractic & Wellness offers convenient office hours by appointment, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, and 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays. Most insurances, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, UPMC and United Healthcare, are accepted, as well as many others. Those without insurance are also treated.
“Doctors of chiropractic are unique in their approach to joint problems. We utilize chiropractic adjustments to correct subluxations of the spine. The term ‘adjustment' refers to the specific force chiropractors apply to vertebrae that have abnormal movement patterns or fail to function normally. The objective of the chiropractic adjustment is to reduce the subluxation, which results in an increased range of motion, reduced nerve irritability, reduced muscle spasm, reduced pain and improved function,” said Rumbaugh.
“I wanted to create a relaxed atmosphere where wellness is emphasized through chiropractic and where other important lifestyle choices are encouraged. In addition to the chiropractic adjustment I may recommend any of the following services to facilitate healing: ice, heat, muscle stimulation, ultrasound, traction, exercise, lifestyle modifications, and/or nutritional support. I want to help patients improve their overall health. I believe many individuals are lacking good nutrition. We are living in a very fast paced world. We experience daily stress, poor sleep and often eat fast food, processed foods, sugar and caffeine.
“Nutrition plays an extremely important role in our overall health and well being. What we put into our bodies may strengthen or weaken our bodies. Healthy food, especially fruits and vegetables, provide essential nutrients for the proper function of our bodies,” Rumbaugh added.
A member of St. Rita's Church and the Falcon Foundation, she and her husband Ron Haggerty Jr., have two children.
New patients are welcome. Phone the office at 724-628-4334. For more information visit the website at www.drjodyrumbaugh.com.
Nancy Henry is a contributing writer.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Uniontown sex offender wants lewdness charges dropped
- Former Fayette County attorney jailed on parole violation
- Hiring of 8 full-time prison guards in Fayette County OK’d
- The Clarks go back to their roots with new album ‘Rewind’
- Winery proposed for dry Saltlick
- Dunbar Twp. man, 82, accused of trying to rape home health aide may get probation
- Troopers plan checkpoints on Fayette County roads
- Operator should have waited after ATV, train collision, Perry Township chief contends
- Bridge, road grants OK’d for work in Perry Township
- Merit Manor sewer line still a concern
- Repairs on Adelaide Road set to begin