Chiropractic Services

Chiropractic Services

Chiropractic Services

Learn about the chiropractic services Lightner Chiropractic offers

Lightner Chiropractic treats the body, mind, and spirit. We believe in treating each patient with a comprehensive strategy involving physical adjustments, education, nutritional support, and wellness planning. Lightner Chiropractic has freed many citizens of the San Francisco Peninsula from pain and debilitating medications. Our balance of holistic treatment and sound medical knowledge ensure that you are in good hands.

We are proud to offer the following services:

  • Chiropractic Adjustments
  • Physiotherapy Techniques and Modalities
  • Massage
  • Foot Levelers Custom Foot Orthotics
  • Decompression Therapy
  • Nutrition and Exercise Counseling
  • Wellness Planning

We specialize in treating:

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Headaches (including migraines)
  • Sciatica
  • Disc problems
  • Spinal Degeneration
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Whiplash Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis and Tears
  • Hip pain
  • Elbow, Wrist, & Hand Problems
  • Knee, Ankle, & Foot Problems
  • Radiating Arm and Leg Pain
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Tennis Elbow

We specialize in healing injuries caused by automobile accidents, sports injuries, and workplace injuries. We can help reverse the effects of injuries caused by repetitive motion, poor posture, and poor lifting habits.

Fee Schedule

Free 30 Minute Consultation, tour the office, meet the doctor, discuss your health problems at no charge!

Evaluation (Comprehensive Initial Exam)
Ascertain the nature and severity of your health problem.

  • Price varies with complexity and number of regions involved.
  • New Patient Specials Available. Contact us for more info. $75 - $225

Re-examinations and reevaluations. $75 -$155

Chiropractic Adjustments

To maximize the integrity of your nervous system and to stabilize your spinal and/or joint problems. Helps to restore proper biomechanical motion and function.

  • 1-2 Regions - $50
  • 3-4 Regions - $65
  • 5+ Regions - $85

Extraspinal (shoulders, wrists, elbows, hips, knees, ankles, feet, pelvis.) - $30

Physiotherapy Techniques and Modalities

Physiotherapy techniques and modalities are used to reduce pain, inflammation, and swelling; and to speed the healing process. It is also integral to restoring strength and function to injured tissues.

*Cash discounts are available for these services. Ask the doctor when you come in.

  • Ultrasound - $45
  • Mechanical Traction - $50
  • Electrical Stim - $45
  • Therapeutic Exercise - $435
  • Neuromuscular Reeducation (movement, balance, coordination, postural training) - $45
  • Manual Therapy (mobilization/manipulation, deep tissue/myofascial realease) - $45
  • Massage (contact one of our independent contractor therapists: Liz Graham at 650-619-5830 or Jim Tillotson at 650-345-9355)


X-Ray is used to visualize the location of spinal problems and confirm other exam findings. We send our patients to an excellent outside radiology service which gives a 40% discount to cash patients. However, we do not order x-rays unless we feel it is clinically necessary.