The Grostic Method

Robb Chiropractic in Monona Discusses The Grostic Method

The Grostic technique is named after Dr. John Grostic, and is used by chiropractors to align the cervical vertebra more accurately. By locating the center of the vertebrae in relation to the skull, a chiropractor can perform therapy accurately. The Grostic technique is meant to treat pain, realign the nervous system, and restore nerve communication. Dr. Daniel K. Robb has successfully been using this technique at Robb Chiropractic, SC in Monona, Wisconsin to treat his patients. 

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How does the Grostic method work?

The Grostic procedure takes care of the upper cervical spine using precise and accurate analysis. X-rays of the patients are taken to help the chiropractor identify the exact vertebrae positions in the neck. 

At his Madison clinic, Dr. Robb uses his hands to make short, precise, and intense manipulations on the neck’s upper cervical spine. This moves the vertebras back to their normal positions. 

Conditions Treated by the Grostic Method

Some of the conditions treated at Robb Chiropractic using the Grostic method include:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Headaches
  • Sciatica
  • Slow nerve communication
  • Poor health

How the Grostic Method Varies from Other Chiropractic Adjustments

With other Chiropractic adjustments, the chiropractor uses controlled, sudden force to help improve the quality and range of motion. Cervical spinal manipulation or “neck cracking” is commonly used by chiropractors.  This technique, however, has risks and side effects that come with it including stroke.

The Grostic method is different in that the chiropractor simply guides the misaligned vertebrae back to position without the need for forceful snapping. 

Dr. Robb does a special technique called Grostic method which is a specific upper cervical adjustment. He does not forcefully snap or crack!  His adjustments are done through light pressure on the Atlas bone, which aligns the whole spine in a gentle and painless way," says one of Dr. Robb’s patients. 

How Regular Adjustments from a Chiropractor Can Treat Pain

The American College of Physicians (ACP) considers spinal manipulation a recommended method for back pain treatment. Benefits of using chiropractic care include:

  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Treating back and neck pain
  • Treating and preventing scoliosis
  • Reducing inflammation
  • Relieving headaches
  • Increasing blood flow to the brain
  • In children, it can help with conditions like acid reflux, colic, and ear infections
  • Improving athletic performance
  • Reducing vertigo episodes

Contact Robb Chiropractic in Monona, WI Today and Start Healing

Do you want to improve your overall health using a trusted, noninvasive treatment method? Call Robb Chiropractic, SC at 608-222-7731 to schedule an appointment or to get more information. We have a team standing by ready to serve you. 


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