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Adjunctive Services

When you combine chiropractic with acupuncture and nutrition, you’re addressing all the needs your body has and removing any interference causing you pain, allowing you to heal.

“Chiropractic will remove the irritation and acupuncture will activate your body’s healing responses.”Dr. Briggs


Sore shoulder

Our services allow you to heal

Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific acupoints along the skin of the body. It aims to treat a range of conditions, but is most commonly used for pain relief. “I use oriental-style techniques learned in almost two decades of practicing acupuncture.

Dr. Briggs explains that early chiropractic was based on acupuncture philosophy, so there is a definite correlation and a synergy between the two. When used together, you get a complete and dynamic healing response in the body.
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Dry Needling

Similar to acupuncture, it involves inserting needles into trigger points or irritated muscles. This is designed to release trigger points by using the needles to engage and twist the muscle fibers. Many patients may see improvement in range of motion and joint use immediately following this therapy. It’s a proven, effective form of pain relief.


At our office, we use Standard Process protocols. Standard Process supplements are organic and whole food-based. We want to give your body natural substances and the nutrition it needs in order to grow, heal and be healthy.

We also offer additional services at First State Health & Wellness to help you with your specific health care needs.

  • Massage Therapy
  • Active Rehab
  • Therapy Modalities
  • Spinal Decompression Therapy
  • Pre-Natal and Post Natal Care
  • Acupuncture for Fertility
  • Post Surgical Pain Management

Through our comprehensive care, we want to help you take a proactive stance to feeling your best. We’ll help get you healthy, and help you stay there!

Call us at First State Health & Wellness to find out more about how our services can benefit you.

First State Health & Wellness | Wilmington, DE(302) 654-4001