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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:

AK Applied Kinesiology

Testing the strength of specific muscles of your body helps us find structural, chemical and mental problems and monitor your results. 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»


While many health problems can be traced to the spine, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees other joints of the body can be helped. read more»

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. read more»

Myofascial Release

We’ll find tender areas where muscles and connective tissue are producing pain and restricted movement and gently release it. read more»

Nutritional Response Testing

We test for food alergies and recommend whole food supplements that contain trace nutrients missing in today’s factory farm produce. 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»

Dr. Ferraro also incorporates additional techniques and services:

  • Acupoint Integrative Testing
  • CranioSacral
  • Chiropractic Repatterning
  • Directional Non-Force Technique

Give our San Francisco chiropractic office a call to schedule an appointment so we can help you and your family.

SF Holistic Health Center

San Francisco families enjoy chiropractic and its amazing benefits.