Tel: (860) 482-5479459 Prospect St,Torrington, CT


If a prospective new patient wishes to meet with Dr. Downs to see if chiropractic treatment is suitable for them, or to just ask some questions about chiropractic care at our office, a free ten-minute consultation can be arranged. Simply call our office and tell the staff you are considering our clinic for therapy and would like to consult with the doctor. A brief consult with Dr. Downs will be arranged.


Once a new patient is scheduled for their initial visit, an initial evaluation is conducted. This includes a review of your health history followed by a thorough assessment to include vital signs, systems review, orthopedic, neurologic, and chiropractic tests to diagnose your condition.

At its very core, chiropractic embodies the concept of wellness whereby a balance of structural, metabolic, and emotional wellbeing form a triad of optimal health.

Good nutrition is essential to any effort at achieving better health.

Like dialects within a language, there are a multitude of various chiropractic techniques utilized throughout the chiropractic profession.

Extremity mobilization and manipulation is an important part of our practice.

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Just as there are many different techniques rendered for a chiropractic adjustment, there is a variety of methods available to treat the connective tissues of the spine and extremities.

Acupuncture is one of the main forms of treatment in traditional Chinese medicine.

There are many different electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) techniques utilized in sports medicine, physical therapy, and chiropractic offices worldwide.

Traction is one of the more commonly used and beneficial treatments available at Downs Chiropractic.

Therapeutic ultrasound is the use of ultrasonic sound waves to penetrate soft tissue.

Cupping therapy is an ancient Chinese form of alternative medicine in which local suction is created on the skin, and it is likely that this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing.

Cold laser therapy is also known as low-level laser because it operates at a light wavelength that will not increase the thermal temperature of what it is contacting.

Dry needling is a myofascial trigger/tender point technique whose purpose is to neutralize dysfunctional connective tissue and restore or improve muscle functionality.