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Our 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.

  • MC2

    MC2 Explained

  • Gonstead

    Named for its developer, we conduct a thorough evaluation using full spine X-rays and a heat-sensing instrument for accurate adjustments…read more»

  • Diversified

    After identifying which spinal bones have lost their normal motion or position, a specific manual thrust is administered to free up “stuck” joints… read more»

  • Integrator / Activator Methods®

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

  • Thompson

    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»

  • Cox Flexion-Distraction

    This non-force approach uses a special table so we can traction your spine, relieving pressure to compressed spinal discs and facet joints… read more»

  • SOT

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

  • Applied Kinesiology

    Testing the strength of various muscles of your body help us find structural, chemical and mental problems revealed by a weak muscle… read more»

  • Myofascial Release

    We’ll find tender areas where muscles and connective tissue are producing pain and restricted movement and gently release it. read more»

If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let Dr. Tim Harrigan, Chiropractic Physician know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care.


Synergy Wellness | (520) 818-8857

Providing Quality Chiropractic and Wellness Care to people in Tucson, Vail, Marana and Oro Valley, AZ