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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:

Dr. Owens adjusting

Chiropractic adjustments are tailored to your size, age and particular health issue.


With the malposition of one or more spinal bones identified, a specific manual adjustment is administered. read more»

Activator Methods®

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

Chiropractic Pediatric Certification

Dr. Owens was one of the first chiropractors in Canada to complete post graduate training in pediatrics (DICPA), under the reknowned Dr. Larry Webster. She is certified in the Webster Technique; a gentle, non-invasive procedure often effective in properly repositioning breech babies. read more»

Cranial Sacral Therapy

Dr. Owens holds Level One certification in Upledger Cranial Sacral Technique. In conjunction with chiropractic, Dr. Owens uses cranial sacral work for TMJ and headache management.


Dr. Owens is certified in Reiki (Usui), Second Degree. Reiki is a hands-on form of energy healing derived from the ancient Japanese. Dr. Owens received her instruction from esteemed Reiki Master Bernard Morin.

Immune Optimization

Immunocal, developed at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, is a natural health product clinically proven and Health Canada Approved to significantly enhance immune function. Immunocal is one of the very few select non-pharmacological products to hold a CPS listing (Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties).  Immune optimization means faster healing, less inflammation and shorter recovery time. Click here to learn more about the many benefits of Immunocal and why Dr. Owens recommends it to her patients.

If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let us know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care. Give our Peterborough chiropractic office a call to schedule an appointment today!

Core Chiropractic | (705) 740-0101