Our Chiropractic Techniques

Chiropractic adjustments are the most essential part of your care.

Spinal joints that aren’t moving right can choke or irritate nearby nerves. Chiropractic adjustments add motion to these stuck joints, reducing nervous system disruption. Then, health can return.

Many Techniques

Sometimes a specific, highly-accurate thrust is used. Or an instrument delivers carefully directed energy. Or a slow, constant pressure is used. Several areas may be adjusted, or just one. Sometimes a popping sound is heard.

Feels Great

Because we rely on adjustments to help your body “right itself”, we’re experts. Most patients report a sense of well-being and ease. After all, if adjustments weren’t pleasant, our patients

Doctor making an adjustment. Like lifting a heavy rock off your toe, our patients often report a pleasant sense of release directly following their adjustments.

wouldn’t return for the multiple visits needed to retrain their spine!

Everyone Benefits

Newborns, infants, children, seniors and even back surgery patients can get adjusted. Naturally, adjustments are tailored to your size, age and particular health issue. Find out for yourself by scheduling a no-obligation consultation to discuss your problem.

Our Techniques

We use a number of highly-effective adjusting approaches to help improve spinal biomechanics and reduce nervous system interference. The approach we use is based on our judgment and years of experience.

Pettibon System

a comprehensive rehabilitation program for the spine’s hard and soft tissues. It uses x-rays for diagnosis, assessing progress, and proof of treatment effectiveness. It tests each patient’s ability to respond to care, and trains patients in home care for faster correction…read more>>

Chiropractic Biophysics(CBP)

CBP Technique emphasizes optimal posture and spinal alignment as the primary goals of chiropractic care while simultaneously documenting improvements in pain and functional based outcomes. The uniqueness of CBP treatment is in structural rehabilitation of the spine and posture…read more>>

Diversified

After identifying which spinal bones have lost their normal motion or position, a specific manual thrust is administered to free up “stuck” joints… read more»  

Arthostim or Neuromechanical Innovations’ Impulse iQ®

Instead of the traditional thrust by hand, this handheld instrument introduces the precise energy needed for optimum correction. Our patient appreciate that we can avoid the twisting, turning or “cracking” of joints. … read more»

Activator Methods®

This is a system of spinal evaluation combined with a handheld adjusting instrument that delivers a consistent, low-force thrust… read more» 

Note

If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let the  doctors know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

  • Yes. A New Zealand government study found that adjustments are “remarkably safe.”
  • By avoiding drugs and risky surgery, chiropractic care enjoys an excellent
  • track record. A thorough exam can identify the rare person for whom
  • chiropractic care might be unsuited. Compare the statistics. Adjustments
  • are about 100 times safer than taking an over-the-counter pain reliever.

Will adjustments make my spine too loose?

  • No. Some people can make their joints “pop” but that’s not an adjustment!
  • Worse, damage can occur by mobilizing a joint with weakened muscles and
  • ligaments. Adjustments are specific and take years to master. Even your
  • chiropractic doctor must consult a colleague to benefit from chiropractic care.

How many adjustments will I need?

  • Most patients report a sense of well-being or a feeling of calmness.
  • Since repeated adjustments are necessary, if adjustments didn’t feel good,
  • patients wouldn’t return to finish their care. Chiropractic doctors are expert
  • at making adjustments feel good.

Can patients with osteoporosis get chiropractic care?

  • Of course. When developing a care plan, your chiropractic doctor considers
  • the unique circumstances of each patient. There are many ways to adjust
  • the spine. The method selected will be best suited to your age, size and condition.

Can I have chiropractic care after back surgery?

Yes. Rest assured that we will avoid the surgically modified areas of your spine. Surgery often causes instability above or below the involved level. This will be the focus of your chiropractic care.