SLC Office Availabilty May, June, early July 2014

Ari handling the situation

Greetings Everyone, Hope this finds you all enjoying the variety this special Spring is offering. Glad to be sending out this calender as I know some of you have been requesting it! I've been studying the brain again and some new perspectives are emerging. Really exciting stuff about how chronic patterns stick around neurologically and how we can treat it efficiently. The nervous system is very much alive, adaptive and beautiful in so many ways. Every one so incredibly unique. Here is the near future schedule! Jonathan Leusden D.C. in the SLC May 22, 23     Thurs and … [Read more...]

New office, Feb/Mar SLC chiropractic appts

Sometimes changes are swift and almost always, they are for the best. I'm excited to let you know about my new office. This new space feels much better overall, is quiet and in a very professional building. Surprisingly, the new office is about five minutes further in traffic than my other office for those of you coming from the south. My intention was to make everyone happy and I think overall, people will enjoy coming to the new space. Appointments are available in SLC these days: February 2014 SLC Chiropractic Schedule: Feb 4, 5, 6 Feb 12, 13, 14 Feb 25, 26, 27 March … [Read more...]

Spondylolisthesis and DNFT® Chiropractic

A long time patient of mine has given me a testimonial regarding her experience with DNFT® Chiropractic in my office. This woman was one of my first clients in my first office and has been seeing me since for regular maintenance visits as needed. I will let her tell her story: I have a condition called spondylolisthesis (a stress fracture in one of my lumbar vertebra) which has caused me progressively worsening lower back pain since I was 16. I initially sought treatment from a chiropractor who employed “traditional” chiropractic methods. The adjustments themselves caused me pain and never … [Read more...]

DNFT® Chiropractor Salt Lake City

Using the body as an instrument, we are able to find exactly how injury, stress and trauma are stored in the body.

When someone considers chiropractic care, there are usually three criteria and expectations: Will the chiropractor be able to find what is my particular problem? Does this chiropractor know how to completely correct and resolve my concerns? How many times will I have to visit this chiropractor to resolve my issue? Choosing a chiropractor out all the possible options can be a daunting task. Directional Non-Force Technique® or DNFT Chiropractic offers a way to identify your issue (1), resolve and correct your concern (2) and achieve the resolution you are seeking in relatively few … [Read more...]

DNFT® Chiropractic is Perfect for Children

Gentle adjustment, safe for all ages.

Chiropractic for Children in Salt Lake City I just published a new page on this site all about Directional Non-Force Technique® (DNFT® chiropractic) and children. Infants, toddlers, pre-tens, preteens, teenagers and beyond consistently take fewer visits than people with more life experience. Typically it is now taking 1-2 visits for infants, toddlers through the early teens to fairly consistently clear their accumulated life stress. Falls, tumbles, birth process, sports injuries, play injuries call accumulate in their growing bodies. This type of stress can be accurately identified and … [Read more...]

Neurotransmitter Testing for ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Insomnia

As many of you know, my wife's practice, Springs Natural Medicine offers a broad range of family health services. I wanted to let know about a simple lab test they offer using saliva and urine that identifies the exact levels of most neurotransmitters and brain chemistry. This test identifies the current neurotransmitter levels for kids, teenagers, and adults suffering from: ADD/ADHD Bipolar cycles Anxiety Insomnia Depression Anger Aggression Bipolar cycles Parkinson’s Disease Using a patient specific combination of cost effective high quality supplements, … [Read more...]

The Second DNFT™ Chiropractic Treatment

Salt Lake City chiropractor, spine specialist, light force chiropractic adjustments.

I just finished and posted a web page detailing the second Directional Non-Force Technique® (D.N.F.T.® Chiropractic) office visit.  This treatment oppertunity is usually scheduled within a week of the first visit. In most cases, the majority of the work and adjustments and done during the first appointment has held. There may be times when some residual or deeper layers are revealed within the regions address in the first visit but for the most part, we find the body holds on to the adjustments really well. We know we are making progress when we find the only areas needing to be … [Read more...]

Testing Chiropractic Technique Innovation, an Abstract

A "pull up" of the reactive leg indicates a "yes" from the body's persective.

Clinical experience promotes innovation in patient/client care techniques. Facilitating success with a difficult and challenging case can require imagination, patience, humility and objective measurement. It takes imagination, research and confidence to develop a novel approach for treating clients who are not responding to your existing technique methods. It takes patience to see and measure if the client is responding to your treatment trial. It takes humility to acknowledge success and failure. It takes objective measurement to truly evaluate the novel technique … [Read more...]

The Advantages of Passive Muscle Testing in Chiropractic

Objective communication with the client's body. Salt Lake City chiropractor.

The following elements of an alternative health care office are, in my opinion, the future of healing. These two key elements are linked with cause and effect. When looking for value in a chiropractic or alternative health care office, look here: 1. Using your body as a real-time diagnostic feedback instrument 2. Progressive visits. Real-Time diagnostic feedback instrument: many different testing methods have been used to find out from someone's body certain physiologic conditions and causes. For example, Applied Kinesiology (AK) uses specific muscle tests to evaluate organ … [Read more...]

The Upper Cervical Spine and the Key to Neck Symptom Resolution

Gentle adjustment, safe for all ages.

Salt Lake Neck Pain Treatment Migraines, TMJ syndrome, headaches, upper neck pain and many more symptoms have causes chiropractors have traditionally addressed by adjusting the upper cervical spine. The Atlas vertebrae (holding your head on your spine) is a key to the entire spine being mobile, fluid and clear of restriction. Whiplash injuries, sports trauma and more can cause upper cervical stored stress. Your body will compensate for the injury which can often produce a wide range of symptoms. There is a solution and it is to get your head on straight... You'll know if this work can … [Read more...]