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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:

Dr. O'Keefe adjusting a patient

Dr. O’Keefe adjusting a patient.


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»

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»

Cox Flexion-Distraction

We use a special table so we can traction your spine, opening up the spacing between spinal vertebrae and relieving pressure to spinal. read more»

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. read more»

Scituate and Burrillville Chiropractic Center also offers the following techniques:
Physiotherapy, Medical Massage Therapy, Accupressure Technique, Fibromyalgia Mapping Technique, Standard Process Nutrition Therapy, and Bio-identical Hormone Balancing.

If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let us know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care. Call Scituate and Burrillville Chiropractic Center today to find out what chiropractic techniques and therapies might benefit you!

Scituate and Burrillville Chiropractic Center

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9 Village Plaza Way
North Scituate, RI 02857
Phone: (401) 934-0077
Scituate and Burrillville Chiropractic Center

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1991 Victory Highway
Glendale, RI 02826
Phone: (401) 567-0077
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