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Restoring Balance: The Power of Sacro-Occipital Technique in Chiropractic

- Friday, May 31, 2024
Chiropractic Family Wellness Center - Sacro-Occipital Technique

Sacro-Occipital Technique is a chiropractic method developed by Dr. Major Bertrand DeJarnette in the mid-20th century. Sacro-Occipital Technique takes a comprehensive approach by considering the relationship between the sacrum (the triangular bone at the base of the spine) and the occiput (the bone at the base of the skull).

The technique is based on the concept that the body operates as a holistic unit, with the sacrum and occiput acting as key junctions that influence the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, nerve function, and overall structural integrity.

Indications for Sacro-Occipital Technique

While traditional chiropractic adjustments can be effective for many conditions, Sacro-Occipital Technique offers unique benefits and may be indicated for a variety of issues, including:

1. Low Back Pain: Sacro-Occipital Technique practitioners believe that many cases of low back pain can be traced back to imbalances in the pelvis and sacrum. By addressing these issues through gentle adjustments and balancing techniques, Sacro-Occipital Technique aims to alleviate discomfort and restore proper function.

2. Headaches and Migraines: Misalignments in the cranial bones, particularly the occiput, can contribute to headaches and migraines. Sacro-Occipital Technique such as cranial adjustments and dural tension release may help alleviate these symptoms by restoring proper alignment and relieving pressure on the nervous system.

3. Digestive Issues: The nervous system plays a crucial role in regulating digestive function. Sacro-Occipital Technique adjustments can help improve nerve function and alleviate tension in the abdomen, potentially providing relief from conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and acid reflux.

4. Pregnancy-related Discomfort: Pregnancy places significant stress on the musculoskeletal system, particularly the pelvis and lower back. Sacro-Occipital Technique tailored for pregnant women can help alleviate discomfort, promote optimal fetal positioning, and support a smoother delivery.

At Chiropractic Family Wellness Center, we understand that every patient is unique, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to chiropractic care. Before recommending Sacro-Occipital Technique or any other treatment modality, our chiropractors conduct a thorough evaluation to assess each patient's specific needs, concerns, and health goals.

Through a combination of hands-on adjustments, soft tissue techniques, and rehabilitative exercises, we strive to empower our patients to take an active role in their health and well-being. Whether you're seeking relief from chronic pain, recovering from an injury, or simply looking to optimize your overall health, we're here to support you on your journey to wellness. Contact Chiropractic Family Wellness Center and set an appointment with our chiropractor.

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