Dr. Hackett is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College and has over a decade of experience in a variety of settings including pain management and integrative clinics. She utilizes many different chiropractic, soft tissue, and rehabilitation techniques as well as acupuncture, to customize treatment for each patient.
She believes in the biopsychosocial model of care, and in helping patients be as self-sufficient as possible by coaching them regarding nutrition, supplements, home care, exercises, meditation, breathing, yoga and other lifestyle interventions.
She is current and past faculty at two chiropractic colleges, supervising student doctors, which helps her stay current with research and evidence informed practice.
Specific chiropractic techniques: Diversified manipulation, drop table/Thompson, pelvic blocking, using an Activator device to adjust, mobilization, flexion/distraction.
Other techniques: Acupuncture, cupping, IASTM (instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation), McKenzie technique, tapping, kinesiotaping, various myofascial release techniques.
Dr. Hackett is your holistic health doctor for acupuncture in Seminole and Largo Florida. She welcomes new patients.
We look at numerous factors such as nutritional deficiencies, toxicity, infection, emotional stress, energy imbalance, hormonal imbalance, and spinal dysfunction. After an extensive history and physical exam, we may utilize blood or urine tests, hair analysis, X-ray, comprehensive stool analysis, or other state of the art testing to assist us in our diagnosis.