Chiropractic Biophysics




CBP® Technique emphasizes optimal posture and spinal alignment as the primary goals of chiropractic care while simultaneously documenting improvements in pain and functional based outcomes (See Figure 1). The uniqueness of CBP® treatment is in structural rehabilitation of the spine and posture. In general the goals of CBP® Care are:

  1. Normal Front & Side View Posture
    1. Center of mass of head, rib cage & pelvis vertically aligned in Front and Side views.
  2. Normal Spinal Alignment
    1. Front view: vertical alignment
    2. Side View: Harrison Ideal or Average Spinal Model
  3.  Normal function
    1. Improved Range of Motion and quality of movement,
    2. Improved muscle strength,
  4. Improved Health & Symptom Improvements
    1. Neck disability index
    2. Oswestry low back index,
    3. SF 36 or Health Status Questionnaire

Source: Ideal Spine

Ideal Spinal Curves


1. Neck Curve – Cervical Lordosis,

2. Ribcage Curve – Thoracic Kyphosis,

3. Low back Curve – Lumbar Lordosis