Diagnosis - Dr. Payan has over 27 years experience in diagnosing all types of injuries. He uses his vast experience and expertise in conjunction with digital equipment to assess his patient's muscular and joint restrictions, functional strength and range of motion.
Manual Soft Tissue and Manipulative Therapies - Dr Payan is trained in both chiropractic and soft tissue therapy with over 27 years experience. His soft tissue technique, NMR, treats the cause of your pain-your tight and contracted muscles. Once the muscles are properly treated during a treatment session, the chiropractic adjustments are painless and long lasting. Dr. Payan is a specialist in chiropractic sports medicine and has a keen knowledge of athletic injuries.
Physical Medicine - Soft Tissue Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility with full diagnostics including digital x-ray, digital range of motion and strength assessment. Dr. Payan works closely with orthopedic and pain specialists, should your condition need further review or coactive treatment.
Physical Rehabilitation - State-of-the-art exercise facilities and cutting edge physical rehabilitation provided at two convenient locations in Pacific Grove and Ryan Ranch.
Chiropractic Adjustments - Known also as chiropractic manipulation, manual manipulation or spinal manipulation, the purpose of this therapeutic treatment is to reduce or eliminate vertabra / vertibrae sublaxation (abnormal alignment and subsequent function loss).
Modalities - Soft Tissue Medical Center and Monterey Peninsula Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute are equipped with the most effective modalities to include: Iontophoresis, Phonophoresis, Therapeutic Ultrasound, Interferential Muscle Stimulation, Galvanic Stimulation, Russian Stimulation, Class 4 Laser, Cold Laser, Mechanical Traction, Trigger Point Injection and many other tools to expedite your full recovery.
Experts in Taping - Dr. Payan and the Athletic Trainers at STMC and MPOSMI are experts in athletic taping, Rock and Kinesio Taping. They teach their patients how to apply tape to various conditions to expedite healing and relieve pain.