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Our Chiropractic 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 clinical judgment and years of experience.

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.

Activator Methods®

This is a system of spinal evaluation combined with a handheld adjusting instrument that delivers a consistent, low-force thrust.
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Active Release®

Athletic injuries and many muscle-related conditions respond quickly and permanently with this state-of-the-art soft tissue technique.
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Cox Flexion-Distraction

We use a special table so we can traction your spine, opening up the spacing between spinal vertebrae and relieving pressure to spinal.
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After identifying which vertebrae have lost their normal motion or position, a specific manual thrust is applied to free up “stuck” spinal joints.
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While many health problems can be traced to the spine, wrists, elbows, shoulders and knees, other joints of the body can be helped.
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Massage Therapy

Working hand in glove with chiropractic, therapeutic massage can improve muscle tone and help make lasting changes to the spine. Plus it feels great!
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Motion Palpation

As you turn and bend we’ll apply a light pressure to the joint being tested with our fingertips to feel how well things are moving.
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Sacro Occipital Technique helps normalize the relationship between the pelvis and the head, using gravity to make the necessary correction.
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Subluxation Station

This technology helps us assess your nervous system by measuring tiny amounts of heat and electrical differences along your spine.
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Thompson Terminal Point technique is a system of analysis and a special table that reduces the amount of energy needed to adjust your spine.
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Toggle Recoil

While lying on your side, we’ll use our hands to deliver a quick contact to the upper bones of your spine. Your body does the rest.
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By releasing the stress on a pregnant woman’s pelvis, the uterus and surrounding ligaments relax, permitting the baby to turn naturally.
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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.

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