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Our Chiropractic Techniques

Dr. Oliver adjusting a patient

Dr. Oliver adjusting a patient.

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:


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»

Activator Methods®

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

Our techniques are gentle enough for all ages.

Our techniques are gentle enough for all ages.


Sacro Occipital Technique helps normalize the relationship between the pelvis and the head, using gravity to make the necessary correction. read more»


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»

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.

Massage and Chiropractic

The combination of massage and chiropractic is a very powerful approach to improvement of the overall health of the body and mind by means of natural, safe and effective health care. Both services are holistic in nature, and are based in the belief that the body, when given the chance, will heal itself. These treatments are highly complementary and can mutually enhance the benefits of each types of treatment. read more»

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