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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 judgment and years of experience.

Our Adjusting Techniques:


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


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


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

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»

Palmer Package

We’re experts on a wide range of effective adjusting approaches taught at the Palmer College of Chiropractic, the birthplace of chiropractic… 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»

Upper Cervical Specific

A specific, highly-controlled contact to the upper bone of your spine is the focus of our correction… read more»


It’s primarily a system of X-ray analysis, combined with an upper cervical “toggle” adjustment… read more»

Toggle Recoil

We use our hands to deliver a super-fast thrust to the upper bones of your spine… read more»


Resting comfortably on your side, we use our hands to deliver an ultra-quick thrust to the upper bone(s) of your spine. This energy allows your head and spinal structures to “reset” themselves, trusting the innate wisdom of your body to reposition spinal segments in a healthier pattern.

BioCranial Therapy is also used by our doctors

Every person is unique. We tailor our adjusting techniques to meet the specific needs of each patient.

Contact our Chiropractic Office now to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Lee M. Phelps
14326 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA | (206) 789-5704

Quality Chiropractic care to those in the North Seattle neighborhoods of Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Greenlake and Ballard.