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The Gonstead Technique

Gonstead toolDr. Clarence Gonstead was the “Miracle Man” of Chiropractic

The system he developed became the Gold Standard for the entire profession. With his background in mechanical engineering, Dr. Gonstead saw the human spine as a complex engineering wonder and developed his system accordingly. He explained how a problem in one area of the spine can produce problems in another area, much like how the foundation of a house can effect the entire house.

After studying your health history, we conduct a complete examination of your spine. The detailed and precise analysis includes moving your spine in all directions, probing for tenderness, and using instruments. For example, the small heat-sensing instrument measures the temperature over each spinal nerve. If one nerve is pinched more than the other, the area will be inflamed and hotter and the instrument will find it.

Finally, we use our fingertips to “palpate” or feel the location of individual bones to determine if a bone is out of its normal position. Often times x-rays are taken to complete the analysis. With a complete picture of your spine we can determine which exact bones are out of place. Now it’s time to make the needed corrections. To adjust your lower back, we have you lie on your side. Subluxations in the middle back are corrected as you lie on your stomach. Neck problems are usually adjusted in a seated position without twisting or rotating your neck.

The Gonstead Technique is Safe and Effective!

The Gonstead Technique is acknowledged as the Gold Standard of the chiropractic profession and is one of the safest and most scientifically advanced systems of evaluating and caring for the spine.

Learn more about how Windsor Family Chiropractic can help you! Call our Windsor chiropractic office now to schedule an appointment!

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