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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.

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»

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»

Cox Flexion-Distraction

This non-force approach uses a special table so we can traction your spine, relieving pressure to compressed spinal discs and facet joints… read more»

Toggle Recoil

Resting comfortably on your side, we use our hands to deliver an ultra-quick thrust to the upper bones of your spine. Just as quickly we remove our hands. This energy allows the head and spinal structures to “reset” themselves… read more»

The ArthroStim™

We use the ArthroStim™ adjusting instrument. Instead of the traditional thrust by hand, this handheld instrument introduces the precise energy needed for optimum correction. Our patients appreciate that we can avoid the twisting, turning or “cracking” of joints. read more»

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.


Dr. Christine Stewart | Locust Grove, VA Chiropractor
(540) 972-4800

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