Sacro-Occipital Technique

Sacro-Occipital technique, also known as SOT chiropractic, is a unique form of treatment that focuses on the spine and pelvis. Unlike other forms of chiropractic, this approach uses specific adjustments to relieve pressure on joints and surrounding structures of the lower back and pelvis region by paying attention to indicators and changing the adjustments based off them. We at Premier Chiropractic in Federal Way, WA, are here to help.


What Is Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT)?

Sacro-Occipital Technique is a type of chiropractic therapy that focuses on the spine and pelvis. This approach involves applying specific adjustments to relieve pressure on joints and structures surrounding the lower back and pelvis region. This can help restore mobility to both vertebrae and pelvis, freeing up any restrictions or subluxations that may be causing pain or discomfort in other areas of the body.

What Health Problems Can SOT Help with?

SOT has been known to help with a range of different health conditions, including lower back pain, reproductive issues, digestive problems such as constipation and more. By restoring balance to the spine and pelvis, SOT can help promote healing in surrounding tissues which can reduce symptoms related to these conditions.

How Long Are SOT Sessions?

Each session might last around fifteen minutes, depending on your individual needs and the complexity of your condition. During an adjustment session, our chiropractor might locate any misalignments or subluxations in either your spine or your pelvic bones before applying specific adjustments.

Is SOT Safe?

Sacro-Occipital Technique is a highly safe form of treatment, as practitioners are trained in how to apply specific adjustments without putting too much strain on the patient's body. It is important to note however that everyone reacts differently to treatment so if you do experience any discomfort during an adjustment session it is best to communicate this with our chiropractor so that he can make necessary adjustments accordingly.

What Is a Subluxation?

A subluxation is a misalignment of the spine or pelvis, where the spinal vertebrae are slightly shifted out of their normal position. This can be caused by a variety of reasons such as trauma, poor posture, or stress. Subluxations cause pressure on nerves and soft tissue surrounding the spine, leading to pain and discomfort in other areas of the body. Additionally, it can also interfere with joint movement, limit range of motion and reduce flexibility.

Visit Us for More Information

If you're experiencing chronic pain or other symptoms related to misalignment in your lower back or pelvis region, sacro-occipital technique may be right for you. To learn more about this approach and find our chiropractor who offers SOT treatment, call us at (253) 677-3711 for Premier Chiropractic in Federal Way, WA, today.


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