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Our Techniques

Chiropractic Adjustment

Our gentle, effective techniques provide comfort and results.

How We Adjust

Chiropractic adjustments are designed to make you comfortable and feel great. Most patients tell us ‘that was just right’. But we can alter our methods of care to provide more gentle or more aggressive adjustments, as needed. We are open to each patient’s unique needs, and will consistently communicate with you.

  • Traditional Activator Methods®

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

  • Active Release Technique®

    Athletic injuries and many muscle-related conditions respond quickly and permanently with this state-of-the-art soft tissue technique. read more»

  • Diversified

    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

    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»

Massage Therapy

Massage and chiropractic work hand-in-hand

We recommend massage therapy for anyone:

  • with a lot of tension
  • with musculoskeletal injuries
  • who need muscle rehabilitation
  • or who just want to feel good for an hour

Massage therapy is especially effective just before an adjustment, and helps adjustments to work and “hold” better. Massage and chiropractic care go hand in hand. read more about massage »

Spinal Decompression

This therapy is recommended for qualified patients with disc herniations, bulges, and spinal stenosis.

If you need spinal decompression therapy, we’ll start off by adjusting you and then get you going with the decompression process. This includes relaxing the muscles prior to the Decompression and is followed up with ice and spinal stabilization exercises to prevent future injuries to the disc. Patients report that it feels great and, if recommended for you, it can be really beneficial in speeding your healing process.

We’ll often recommend complimentary home exercises for spinal stabilization. The entire process from adjustment to getting out the door typically lasts 45 minutes… Read more about spinal decompression »

MLS® Laser Therapy

Our Clinic is proud to be on the medical technological forefront by offering MLS Laser Therapy. We have invested in the very best technology as a key component of our continuing quest to offer you the finest in health care.

Laser therapy has been cleared by the FDA and proven successful as evidenced by extensive and credible studies conducted in our country’s finest institutions, including Harvard University.
Read more about Laser Therapy »

Nutritional Counsel

We offer diet and nutrition advice and carry Standard Process Whole Food Supplements, MediHerb, and Apex Products just to name a few.

Diet is such an important part of health. But in addition to getting the right nutrients – and enough of them – into our bodies, we can also address deficiencies and conditions in our bodies through nutritional means.

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Are you getting the nutrients your body needs?

We are trained to recommend supplements, homeopathy, and herbal products which may:

  • increase energy
  • detoxify your body
  • improve hormone balance
  • assist with inflammatory conditions
  • improve digestion
  • influence your organs positively
  • enable body systems to functions better

At Better Life Chiropractic, we’re equipped and ready to help. Call (208) 884-5000 today.


Better Life Chiropractic | Meridian, ID Chiropractor | Phone: (208) 884-5000
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