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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 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.

Activator Methods®

This is a system of spinal evaluation combined with a handheld adjusting instrument that delivers a consistent, low-force thrust. read more»

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»

Impulse Adjusting Instrument®

Developed by Dr. Chris Colloca, Impulse Adjusting Instrument® is a gentle, low-force program of chiropractic care. Chiropractic adjusting with the Impulse Adjusting Instrument® aims to restore your body’s balance and function to correct the underlying symptoms.

Nutrition Response Testing

Developed by Dr. Fred Ulan, Nutrition Response Testing is a non-invasive system of analyzing the body to determine the underlying causes of ill or non-optimum health. As a result, you will get a specifically designed nutrition program.

Zhou’s Hypoxicology Therapy (ZHT)

Developed by Dr. Jin Zhou, Zhou’s Hypoxicology Therapy (ZHT) is a two-part system of treatment designed to ease the effects of chronic mild oxygen deprivation, or hypoxia. The two parts of ZHT are: 1) Patient self care, consisting of daily practice of a series of exercises designed to treat what we feel is the underlying cause of hypoxic illness, and; 2) Practitioner guidance and counseling in selecting, from the panel of all ZHT exercises, those that will most benefit the individual patient at the current point in therapy, as well as corrective manipulations and massage required to expedite the restoration process.

Logan Basic Technique

Developed by Logan College founder, H.B. Logan, DC, Logan Basic is one of the lowest-force adjustive techniques. The technique is based on light, sustained force exerted against a specific contact point on the sacrum at the base of the spine. Basic Technique uses the muscular structure surrounding the sacrum as a lever system for balancing the entire structure of the spine.

If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let Dr. Santoro know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care.