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What Exactly is “Brain-Based Chiropractic?”

At Connect Chiropractic and Wellness, we provide a brain-based approach to chiropractic care. Brain-Based Chiropractic is a specific way for a practitioner to perform an examination and address any symptoms a patient may have.

We look at things from a neurological perspective to determine how the brain contributes to any dysfunction. Then we assess what needs to be done to alleviate the symptom, as well as help retrain the brain to work as it’s supposed to.

In addition, we perform a Stress Response Evaluation that objectively measure your bodies physiological response to stress and how well you can recover back to normal. This is done by reading key health measurements such as HRV, Heart Rate, Temperature, Skin Conductance, Respiration Rate, SEMG or muscle tension, as well as EEG that measure brain waves. We look at all of these measurements to determine a care plan specific to you to better handle stressors that come into your life.
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Dr. Erin during examination with patient

Who Can Benefit?

The short answer is: everyone! As part of our regular new patient paperwork, we ask some health history questions to help us determine how brain-based chiropractic may be of benefit to you. Our diagnostic testing will give us a good idea of what’s going on with your brain and nervous system.

Armed with this information, we can tailor care to your particular needs. In addition to specific chiropractic adjustments, we may combine visual, auditory and proprioceptive activities to promote neurological well-being.

Brain-based therapies can help athletes optimize performance by training the brain to integrate sensory feedback more quickly. It’s also a unique approach to addressing issues such as

  • Anxiety
  • Concussion
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Learning disorders
  • Migraines
  • Vertigo

What to Expect

We’ll talk with you in-depth about your health history, which will include questions about your stress, memory and sleep. In your initial evaluation, we’ll conduct tests to learn how your nervous system is functioning.

Brain-based care is customized for your individual situation and goals. Your assessment and care will vary if you have a neurological condition, injury, or are simply wanting to fine-tune your function.

Schedule Today

Contact us today to book your first appointment for functional neurology.


Functional Neurology Shelby Township MI | (586) 799-2010