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Techniques & Technologies Used

Different chiropractors, use different chiropractic care techniques. The doctors at Sante Chiropractic Wellness Centre primarily use the techniques listed below. Depending on your case, one or more of the techniques listed may be used.

Diversified Technique

At Sante Chiropractic Wellness Centre we use an adjusting style commonly referred to as “Diversified.”

First, an analysis of your spine is performed. This can initially involve a case history and X-ray pictures of your spine.

Subsequent visits may include motion palpation, with the chiropractor feeling the spinal joints move as you turn and bend. With the malposition of one or more spinal bones identified, a specific manual thrust is administered. The direction, speed, depth and angle that are used is the result of years of experience, practice and a thorough understanding of spinal mechanics.

The energy delivered during the thrust may produce a slight “popping” sound from the shifting of gas and fluids in the joint. This sound may be interesting, but is not a guide as to the value or effectiveness of the adjustment. While improving spinal biomechanics can reduce nervous system interferences, virtually all joints of the body can be adjusted to help restore proper range of motion.

Activator Methods®

We use one of the most popular “low force” chiropractic techniques in the world.

The Adjusting Instrument:

The Activator Methods® Adjusting Instrument is a handheld spring-loaded tool that delivers a consistent low-force, high-speed thrust.

Because it’s many times faster than adjustments delivered by hand, the body rarely tightens to resist, making adjustments comfortable and effective. It’s also helpful for adjusting elbows, wrists, knees and other joints of the body.

Thompson

The Thompson Technique, developed by Dr. J. Clay Thompson, has evolved into a system of analysis and a way of adjusting the full spine. The combination produces precise adjustments and high levels of patient comfort.

Individual cushions or “drop pieces” located along our table surface, support each area of your spine until the thrust is delivered. Then, each drop-piece gently gives way, reducing the amount of energy needed to move a specific spinal segment.

INSiGHT neuroTECH™ technology

At Santé Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, we offer a high-tech COREscore™ assessment with our INSiGHT neuroTECH™technology. This advanced chiropractic technology delivers a computerized image of the stress and tension on your neuro-musculoskeletal system. 

The data from this technology is put together and then complex calculations are made to create your Core Score™. Because your care is based on the function of your nervous system, not how you feel, this technology is the focal point of our practice.

Your COREscore™ is based on a scale from 0  to 100. The higher the number, the better your brain-body communication. Your score will tell us how much interference is in your communication and help guide us to uncover the strategies needed to improve your score. 

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Diversified Technique

At Sante Chiropractic Wellness Centre we use an adjusting style commonly referred to as “Diversified.”

First, an analysis of your spine is performed. This can initially involve a case history and X-ray pictures of your spine.

Subsequent visits may include motion palpation, with the chiropractor feeling the spinal joints move as you turn and bend. With the malposition of one or more spinal bones identified, a specific manual thrust is administered. The direction, speed, depth and angle that are used is the result of years of experience, practice and a thorough understanding of spinal mechanics.

The energy delivered during the thrust may produce a slight “popping” sound from the shifting of gas and fluids in the joint. This sound may be interesting, but is not a guide as to the value or effectiveness of the adjustment. While improving spinal biomechanics can reduce nervous system interferences, virtually all joints of the body can be adjusted to help restore proper range of motion.

headache-relief

Activator Methods®

We use one of the most popular “low force” chiropractic techniques in the world.

The Adjusting Instrument:

The Activator Methods® Adjusting Instrument is a handheld spring-loaded tool that delivers a consistent low-force, high-speed thrust.

Because it’s many times faster than adjustments delivered by hand, the body rarely tightens to resist, making adjustments comfortable and effective. It’s also helpful for adjusting elbows, wrists, knees and other joints of the body.

headache-relief

Thompson

The Thompson Technique, developed by Dr. J. Clay Thompson, has evolved into a system of analysis and a way of adjusting the full spine. The combination produces precise adjustments and high levels of patient comfort.

Individual cushions or “drop pieces” located along our table surface, support each area of your spine until the thrust is delivered. Then, each drop-piece gently gives way, reducing the amount of energy needed to move a specific spinal segment.

headache-relief

INSiGHT neuroTECH™ technology

At Santé Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, we offer a high-tech COREscore™ assessment with our INSiGHT neuroTECH™technology. This advanced chiropractic technology delivers a computerized image of the stress and tension on your neuro-musculoskeletal system. 

The data from this technology is put together and then complex calculations are made to create your Core Score™. Because your care is based on the function of your nervous system, not how you feel, this technology is the focal point of our practice.

Your COREscore™ is based on a scale from 0  to 100. The higher the number, the better your brain-body communication. Your score will tell us how much interference is in your communication and help guide us to uncover the strategies needed to improve your score.