My names is Dr. James Goforth. I have been a Chiropractor since 1079. Prior to that I was a nuclear Machinist. The precision work required of a machinist led me to discover within the Chiropractic profession a similar approach to back problems. That is the Gonstead technique, considered by many to be the Gold Standard in Chiropractic.
Prior to opening my first practice in Pleasant HIll, CA, I worked in one of the busiest Chiropractic offices in the country, by myself seeing up to 400 patients per week. But the standard results that I had hoped to achieve were not always there. So I moved to San Jose, CA, to work with two of the top Gonstead doctors in the country. It was this experience that laid the foundation for the later results that I have achieved as a Chiropractor. Most people are not aware of the fact that the Chiropractic profession is composed of two entirely different factions, straights and mixers. A mixer is a Chiropractor who uses many different approaches to handle his patient. These include physio therapy, nutrition, emotional response, massage, laser therapy, etc. The straight Chiropractor focuses his approach on the discovery and correction of the vertebral subluxation. This is defined as : 1. a minor misalignment of the segment of the spine(vertebrae), causing an irritation to a nerve, with a loss of normal function. Without the correction of the vertebral subluxation, optimum health is not possible. Having practiced for 33 years, I have never found anything within the Chiropractic profession that produced better results with the vertebral subluxation than the Gonstead technique. For further information, just us user words Gonstead on your computer.