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Sterling Heights 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.

Activator Methods®

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

Cox Flexion-Distraction

We use a special table so we can traction your spine, opening up the spacing between spinal vertebrae and relieving pressure to spinal. Cox Flexion-Distraction | read more about Cox Flexion-Distraction»


After identifying which vertebrae have lost their normal motion or position, a specific manual thrust is applied to free up “stuck” spinal joints. Diversified | read more about Diversified»


A.C.T. (Acoustic Compression Therapy) or Piezowave Therapy produces high-energy sound waves that are converted to mechanical energy or shock-waves, which effectively compresses the soft tissue to produce a vast array of physiological effects associated with healing. A.C.T. | read more about A.C.T.»

Massage Therapy

Working hand in glove with chiropractic, theraputic massage can improve muscle tone and help make lasting changes to the spine. Plus it feels great! read more about Massage Therapy»

Spinal Decompression

Our specially-equipped table will ever-so-slowly stretch your spine. And then relax it. Stretch. And relax. Excellent for disc cases. Spinal Decompression | Read more about Spinal Decompression


Thompson Terminal Point technique is a system of analysis and a special table that reduces the amount of energy needed to adjust your spine. Thompson | read more about Thompson»

Trigger Point

By applying direct pressure or stretching of the affected muscle, we can reduce muscle spasms and flush out pooled blood and accumulated toxins. Trigger Point | read more about Trigger Points»

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.

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Chiropractic Techniques Sterling Heights | (586) 979-6460