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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»

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»

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»

Palmer Package

We’re experts on a wide range of effective adjusting approaches taught at the Palmer College of Chiropractic, the birthplace of chiropractic. read more»

Subluxation Station

This technology helps us assess your nervous system by measuring tiny amounts of heat and electrical differences along your spine. read more»

Extremities

While many health problems can be traced to the spine, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees other joints of the body can be helped. read more»

Webster

By releasing the stress on a pregnant woman’s pelvis, the uterus and surrounding ligaments relax, permitting the baby to turn naturally. read more»

Pediatric and Pregnancy Care

Dr. Nelson has gone beyond regular chiropractic training in the area of Pediatrics and Pregnancy to enhance the helath of children of all ages and mothers to be. read more»

Besides the above techniques, Dr. Colby Nelson also has additional training in Sport & Occupational Care. Please let Dr. Nelson know if you prefer a technique that has been beneficial to you in the past.