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How Massage Therapy assists with Chronic Neck Pain!

By |2018-08-17T18:03:11+00:00March 18th, 2014|Surgical Alternative-Blog|

How Massage Therapy can benefit clients with Chronic Neck Pain! New Research shows how Massage Therapy can benefit clients suffering from chronic neck pain.  According to the study, chronic neck pain is number eight on the top ten disabilities in the United States and causes over 10 million medical care visits per year. [...]

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A New lease on Life-Pain Free

By |2017-07-22T21:48:27+00:00October 5th, 2016|Surgical Alternative-Blog|

At Surgical Alternative our use of cranial structural bodywork has proven to be an effective treatment for many painful conditions. We love to share client stories that may help others that suffer from a similar painful condition and here is one of those examples. A client came in suffering from severe neck and shoulder pain. [...]

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Scoliosis! A painful but treatable condition

By |2015-02-26T20:41:30+00:00February 26th, 2015|Surgical Alternative-Blog|

We see clients suffer from all kinds of pain and our passion keeps us working and training on alternative techniques that we can integrate to help my clients. One of my clients had been suffering for a while and this is their story. “I was diagnosed almost 3 years ago with Scoliosis. This gave me [...]

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Peyton Manning : Was Another Neck Surgery the Right Decision?

By |2018-08-17T18:10:34+00:00April 18th, 2012|Surgical Alternative-Blog|

If you are at all a sports fan which many of us are, you have undoubtedly heard about the “Peyton Manning” effect and all of the fanfare that surrounds it. In the past weeks, he has been cleared to return to regular play, been involved in one of the most prolific free agency releases of [...]

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We make a difference! Surgical Alternative-An inside perspective.

By |2019-09-12T22:02:20+00:00September 12th, 2019|Surgical Alternative-Blog|

As with most specialized or advanced therapists, I started out as a relaxation/sports massage therapist after a career in my major (Nutrition) didn't work out.  As a former track athlete at Florida State, Go Noles!, I understood the importance and benefit of massage in treating muscular aches and pains and I have always been compelled to help others. A few [...]

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Top Treated Conditions- Do you suffer from….

By |2022-03-01T00:31:43+00:00April 29th, 2016|

Top Treated Conditions- Over the past years, we have seen many different injuries treated at Surgical Alternative, but many of them have been returning ailments. We have taken a few minutes to create the top treated injuries by Surgical Alternative. If you have any further questions, please CONTACT US TODAY for your evaluation and treatment.Surgical [...]

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Pinched Nerve/Nerve Entrapments -What causes them?

By |2018-08-17T18:00:05+00:00November 18th, 2015|Surgical Alternative-Blog|

  Nerve entrapment is commonly referred to as a pinched nerve.  A pinched nerve is caused when a nerve is somehow damaged or injured by compression or direct pressure, not allowing the nerve to properly conduct a signal. There are many causes for a pinched nerve depending on where the nerve resides in the body. For instance, a pinched nerve in [...]

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Migraine Treatment

By |2015-02-09T21:07:50+00:00January 23rd, 2014|

A Migraine is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent moderate to severe headaches often in association with a number of autonomic nervous system symptoms.  Typically the headache is unilateral, which means it affects only one half of the head. It is pulsating in nature and can last from 2 to 72 hours. Associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light, or increased sensitivity [...]

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Specialty Treatments

By |2015-02-09T19:33:59+00:00January 23rd, 2014|

At Surgical Alternative we are constantly working on complexed cases, looking for new non-surgical treatments to help our clients get out of pain.  Through our years of therapy and constant training of new and innovative techniques used throughout the world, we have had great success with common and severe issues that cause trauma to the body [...]

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Peggy Boyd LMT, CSBE, CSET, CCSP

By |2022-02-20T19:05:00+00:00January 6th, 2014|

CEO/Founder/Senior Therapist MA26378 Peggy Boyd LMT, CSBE, CSET, CCSP is the founder of Surgical Alternative and Surgical Alternative Institute of Alternative Therapy.  Surgical Alternative, is a rehabilitation clinic that uses Cranial Structural Bodywork techniques to offer a surgical alternative for those in pain. The Institute of Alternative Therapy is a center that provides workshops [...]

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