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Our Chiropractic Techniques

I discovered that patients have different needs and respond differently to techniques so I have researched and incorporated a toolbox of techniques that enables us to help almost anyone.

Upper Cervical Specific, Pettibon, Manual Adjusting, Torque Release, Activator, Koren Specific Technique, Thompson Technique, Cranial Adjusting Turner Style, and now Neurologic Relief Technique.

The primary adjusting techniques we use include:

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Think of an adjustment as “tuning” a piano, adjusting each string so it produces the perfect tone.

Upper Cervical Specific

There are a number of techniques that focus on the alignment of the atlas (C1) since the neurology in that area is unique. We use x-rays to measure and analyze the malalignment and then use specific adjustments to re-align or reduce the atlas subluxation.

Pettibon

Your biggest enemy is gravity. We’ll evaluate how your spine has adapted and take pictures throughout your care to document your progress. read more»

Manual Adjusting

Sometimes, a simple adjustment is all that is needed to restore function to vertebrae that are fixated/stuck. This relieves a lot of the stress on the involved discs, ligaments and muscles and allows the soft tissues to heal.

Torque Release

With a gentle touch and a light thrusting by hand or an instrument called an Integrator, the brain/body connection is enhanced. 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»

Koren Specific

By testing or challenging specific muscles, we can determine the exact location of lost structural integrity and many non-spinal health problems. read more»

Thompson

Thompson Terminal Point technique is a system of analysis and a special table that reduces the amount of energy needed to adjust your spine. read more»

CATS – Cranial Adjusting Turner Style

The joints in the skull are called sutures and these sutures allow movement. The brain must be allowed to expand and contract in rhythmic cycles as well as in response to barometric pressure changes. Fixations affecting the cranial sutures block such movements and can lead to a host of head and brain symptoms, particularly headaches. Cranial adjusting works to release these blockages relieving this form of pressure on the brain.

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