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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.

Sigma Instrument Methods

Our computerized instrument will analyze and adjust your spine, tapping on each vertebra, “listening” as each one assumes a healthier disposition. read more»


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


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»


This full spine approach relies on X-rays and a heat-sensing instrument for a thorough evaluation and documented results. read more»

Activator Methods®

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


By releasing the stress on a pregnant woman’s pelvis, the uterus and surrounding ligaments relax, permitting the baby to turn naturally. read more»

Nutritional Counseling

We are specifically trained in diet and nutritional counseling. We will design a nutritional program specific to your needs that could help you maintain good health, increase your quality of life, and minimize the risk of developing serious health conditions. We will work with you to attain your health goals, whether they are related to weight, digestion, energy levels, blood pressure, cholesterol, acid/base balance, infertility, pregnancy, and/or various other general health concerns.

Certified Light Therapy

Light therapy provides topical heating for temporary increase in blood circulation, temporary relief of minor muscle and joint aches, pain and stiffness, relaxation of muscles, and treatment of muscle spasms and minor pain and stiffness associated with arthritis. It is used to treat carpal tunnel, tendonitis, sprains/strains, arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.

Electrical Muscle Stimulation

We use this special type of low level electrical current to stimulate supporting muscles of your spine, reducing inflammation and spasm. read more»


This high-tech deep tissue “micro-massage” helps reduce swelling, increase blood flow, decrease pain, reduce joint stiffness and stimulate cell-repair. read more»

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

Contact our Kaukauna chiropractic office now to schedule an appointment.