Techniques

Chiropractic medicine uses many various techniques. Knowing which technique to use depends upon the problem, how your body responds to treatment, your preference, and level of invasiveness. The Doctor at Integral Med Chiropractic is trained and certified in several techniques and uses parts of other techniques that are effective.

  • National Diversified
  • Pulstar
  • Pelvic Blocking
  • Torque Release
  • Flexion Distraction
  • Extremity Adjusting
  • Motion Palpation
  • Mobilization Technique

The Doctor has additional training in: adjusting during pregnancy, visceral adjusting, light touch adjusting, neuromuscular technique, activation technique, drop-table, adjustive instruments, and Tok Sen.

Gentle Techniques

Some of our patients express concern about the safety of adjustments. Chiropractic adjustments performed by a trained physician are regarded as extremely safe. The risks of using drugs or surgery are significantly greater. At Integral Med Chiropractic we perform a comprehensive examination to decrease any risk.

In addition, at Integral Med Chiropractic we offer several gentle and effective techniques:

  • Mobilization Technique: Involves performing gentle, low to almost no force, gentle oscillating motions to a joint.
  • Torque Release: Highly specialized adjustments using a small hand-held tool that gives a targeted, precise result.
  • Pulstar: A computer aided adjusting tool that is used to first scan the joints in the spine. Then the computer determines where to adjust and how much adjustment to apply. The joints are then adjusted using gentle vibrations. Results are consistent.
  • Flexion Distraction: The patient’s spine is gently flexed several times over the problem area. This is a great technique for disc issues.
  • Pelvic Blocking: While the patient is lying down small cushions are placed under the patient’s pelvis in a specific manner to gently return the pelvis into alignment.
  • Light Touch Adjustment: The Doctor’s thumbs are placed on the joint and with a quick gentle motion, from just the fingers, the joint is placed into alignment.
  • Neuromuscular technique: Two fingers are gently placed upon acupuncture points that release muscular tension.