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The Gonstead Technique

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THE GONSTEAD ADVANTAGE

Our patients travel from all over the world to experience the Gonstead Technique. The science behind this cutting-edge technique results in the most accurate, specific, and definite approach in evaluating and adjusting the spine. Because the spinal column is a dynamic structure affecting the entire body, the Gonstead Technique uses five criteria to check the spine
 for motion, soft tissue damage, and neurological dysfunction. This valuable and detailed analysis includes instrumentation, static palpation, motion palpation, visualization, and spinal imaging followed 
by adjusting the articulations of the spine by hand only. Through this comprehensive, proactive approach to correcting the spine, we find that the entire body begins functioning better as a whole. There is a clinical logic to every decision made for each and every patient. This ensures the principles outlined by Dr. Gonstead will be duplicated, the results achieved, and satisfied patient referrals stimulated.

THE DOCTOR'S DOCTOR

Gonstead adjustments are incredibly safe. Our patients range from young infants and children to those older in years, as well as pregnant women, celebrities, and professional athletes. Our team is comprised of highly experienced Gonstead doctors that have helped thousands of people regain their health and vitality. Our doctors are focused on immediate pain relief, but our approach goes a step further to correct the cause of the problem. Most patients under our care not only report relief from pain and discomfort, but they notice other conditions clearing up as well.

BIOMECHANICAL APPROACH

Correct biomechanics of the intervertebral disc is at the foundation of the Gonstead Technique. The curves in your spine act as a spring or shock absorbers that resist gravity. They also protect and reduce forces acting on the spinal cord and nerves exiting the spine. Proper curves are dependent on the health of your intervertebral discs. Unfortunately, gravity, poor posture, improper physical activity, injury, and disease can all play a role in the misalignment of your spinal joints.

NEUROLOGY BASED

Your spine houses and protects your nervous system, the most delicate and important organ system. This master system is responsible for your day to day bodily functions. From your immune, cardiovascular, and digestive system, to sexual function and mobility – your nerves are responsible for sending vital information and energy from the brain to your organs through your spine. A spine out of alignment dramatically reduces vital information going from your brain to vital organs. Thus, your organs are much more susceptible to malfunction and disease.

THE SPECIFIC ADJUSTMENT

Experience the POWER of the Gonstead Chiropractic Adjustment. The before and after x-rays shown below represent real patient cases of Dr. Fano. In fact, these are typical results seen after properly adjusting misalignments with the focus on repositioning intervertebral discs using his approach. Each patient had a unique health problem related to his or her spine abnormality improving within our correction program. Because of the numerous different combinations of spinal misalignments that may be present, we serve to correct the spine and nervous system to as near normal as possible. Outcomes may vary with each individual case.
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