Gonstead Technique

GONSTEAD TECHNIQUE


Chiropractic Providence RI Gonstead

WHAT IS THE GONSTEAD TECHNIQUE?

There are tremendous benefits in seeking a Gonstead doctor when choosing a chiropractor in your area. It is also comforting to know that should you take a vacation or move to a new area, you can continue your quality care without interruption or change in style and technique. There is a worldwide referral network of qualified Gonstead chiropractors using the same methods of analysis, the same specific adjusting procedures, and who share the same goal . . . to correct the subluxations in your spine for the purpose of creating a healthier you!

THE “GONSTEAD CHIROPRACTOR”

The Gonstead Chiropractor goes beyond what many chiropractors consider a spinal assessment by conducting a thorough analysis of your spine using five criteria to detect the presence of the vertebral subluxation complex.

Visualization – Visualization is a way to cross-reference all the other findings. Your chiropractor is an expert in looking for subtle changes in your posture and movement which could indicate any problems.

Instrumentation – The instrument of choice in the Gonstead System is the Nervoscope. The Nervoscope detects uneven distributions of heat along the spine which can be indicative of inflammation and nerve pressure. This instrument is guided down the length of your back and feels like two fingers gliding down each side of your spine.

Static Palpation – This is simply the process of feeling (or palpating) your spine in a stationary (or static) position. Your chiropractor will feel for the presence of swelling (or edema), tenderness, and any abnormal texture or tightness in the muscles and other tissues of your back.

Motion Palpation – This process involves feeling the spine while moving and bending it at various angles. This enables the chiropractor to determine how easily or difficult each segment in your spine moves in different directions.

X-Ray Analysis – X-ray films enable your doctor to visualize the entire structure of your spine. This is helpful in evaluating posture, joint, and disc integrity, vertebral misalignments, and ruling out any pathologies, or recent fractures that may be present or contributing to the patient’s condition. These full-spine radiographs are taken in the standing, weight-bearing position to fully substantiate the examination findings.

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INJURED AT WORK?
It's important to understand that chiropractic care is covered by worker's compensation insurance, and is effective and cost-efficient. Learn more...

CAR ACCIDENT?
Most people only think about their automobile in an accident. Make sure you are truly "O.K." before you settle your case! Learn more...

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East Providence

160 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Phone: 401.435.2002
Fax: 401.435.3553

Pawtucket

1168 Newport Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone: 401.725.2112
Fax: 401.725.0066

Providence

231 Douglas Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401.421.7414
Fax: 401.421.7415

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1084 Broad Street
Central Falls, RI 02863
Phone: 401.365.1212
Fax: 401.365.1214

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