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Our 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 judgment and years of experience.

Chiropractic adjusting techiques at Norht Bay Chiropractic & Acupunture Center

Think of an adjustment as tuning a piano, adjusting each string so it produces the perfect tone.

The primary adjusting techniques we use include:


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


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»

Activator Methods®

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


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

Motion Palpation

As you turn and bend we’ll apply a light pressure to the joint being tested with our fingertips to feel how well things are moving. Motion Palpation»

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»

Needle and Non-Needle Acupuncture

The perfect adjunct to your chiropractic care, we use acupuncture for meridian balance, symptom relief and many organic health complaints. Needle and Non-Needle Acupuncture»

Western and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine uses naturally occurring herbs to help with many conditions.

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

Ready to get started?

Call our Novato chiropractic office today!

Chiropractic Care | (415) 892-0225