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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.

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

The primary adjusting techniques we use include:

AK Applied Kinesiology

Testing the strength of specific muscles of your body helps us find structural, chemical and mental problems and monitor your results. read more»

Diversified

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

Gonstead

This full spine approach relies on X-rays and a heat-sensing instrument for a thorough evaluation and documented results. 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»

Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT) 

Sacro Occipital Technic (SOT) is a comprehensive, gentle and innovative technique of Chiropractic. It is so named because of the relationship between the Sacrum (base of the spine) and the Occiput (base of the skull).

One of the functions of the sacrum is to pump Cerebro-Spinal Fluid (CSF) from the base of the spine back up the spinal canal to the brain and throughout the nervous system. CSF acts as the circulatory system of the brain and spinal cord.

The pelvis forms the foundational support of the human skeleton. It supports the upper body right up to the skull, and enables us to transfer our weight to our legs. The spine holds our body upright, supports all of our organs and provides anchor points for our muscles. It also protects our nervous system. The nervous system controls our body, and can only function normally when our structures are balanced and our pelvis is stable.

SOT chiropractic care facilitates this balance for optimal health.

Neural Organisation Technique – N.O.T.

What is N.O.T.?

N.O.T. is a series of techniques designed to re-organise the nervous system so that the individual can function effectively and efficiently without pain or distress.

It is based on the theory that the body is an integrated whole – self-healing, self regulating, self perpetuating (replacing its own tissues), an organised entity.

The N.O.T.  principles are based in the survival systems of the human species:  feeding, flight/fight and reproduction.

Dr Ferreri found that the body and its multitude of functions work like a computer with very specific programs for every eventuality.  Some programs like the basic survival systems were built in and other programs were developed, learned or put together as the need arose.

Sometimes the programs get corrupted or damaged due to either physical, emotional or chemical stress.  N.O.T. is designed to find the cause of the stress or damaged program by testing the body in various situations and then uses gentle spinal, cranial and reflex techniques to reactivate and re-organize the nervous system.