Back pain, neck pain, and even poor circulation in the extremities can take a toll on your health, and may be a result of poor spinal alignment. If you have poor posture, a misaligned spine can cause a variety of health problems and requires professional adjustment.
We are trained in a number of chiropractic techniques, more information about which is supplied below.
This is the most common specific manipulative technique used by chiropractors. It is a technique which may utilise more than one method. It will involve spinal adjustment, and generally results in a popping sound.
Activator technique is a gentle, low-force program of chiropractic care. The Activator technique uses a unique system of administering spinal adjustments using Activator analysis and an Activator instrument to initiate the correct movement of the vertebra in a predetermined direction.
A specific technique for adjustment of the full spine on a special table. The adjusting table with a segmented drop system quickly lowers the section of the patient’s body corresponding with the spinal region being adjusted.
This technique combines modern western Trigger Point theories with traditional Chinese Acupuncture. Fine needles are inserted to stimulate trigger points, creating a small inflammatory reaction and stimulating the body's own pain relieving and anti-inflammatory mechanisms.
Flexion-distraction involves the use of a specialized table that gently distracts or stretches the spine and which allows the chiropractor to isolate the area of disc involvement while slightly flexing the spine in a pumping rhythm. There is no pain involved in the treatment.