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CLA INSiGHT scanning technology

Stress affects how the nervous system performs. Increased physical, emotional and biochemical stress can trigger reactions in the spine and nervous system. These stress reactive patterns known as vertebral subluxations can alter how a person adapts to the demands of their daily lives.

INSiGHT scanning technologies have been specifically designed to scan for those stress reactions within your spine and nervous system.

Our neurological exam includes the following tests:

  1. neuroCORE (surface EMG) collects neurological data from the muscles along the spine and tracks signals that are outside of the normal range. Sensors are gently touched to the skin from the lower back to the neck region at regular intervals. Neural activity graphs and reports are created that compare how postural stress is affecting your spine and overall energy.
  2. neuroTHERMAL scanning detects unbalanced activity in the spinal nerves that regulate your organs and glands. The examiner slowly rolls the instrument from the lower back to the base of the skull, recording temperature along the way.
  3. neuroPULSE scanning uses heart rate, temperature and skin conductance to calculate Heart Rate Variability(HRV). Your middle finger and hand rest on sensors while you sit calmly for approximately 3 minutes. The collected data is used to understand how long-term and acute stress have affected a patient's adaptive reserve. Special earclip or finger sleeve sensors can be used so that neuroPULSE testing can be done with newborns, infants and young children.

The data from these three tests is combined to create a neural-efficiency index known as the CORESCORE. This is your personal "stress-adaptation" score. It helps track your improvements and provides valuable data for yourself and your chiropractor to discuss lifestyle changes. A score closer to 100 tells means that your nervous system is managing stress efficiently.

CLA’s neuroTECH combines the accuracy, validity and reliability of three of the most important spinal-neural measurements. Electromyography (EMG), thermography and neuroPULSE (HRV) provide a comprehensive platform for spinal-neural examinations. Linked together through CLA’s powerful software, this system detects and reports the impact of lifestyle stress combined with the real-time reactions occurring within the spinal nerves. Subluxation patterns can be analyzed instantly and communicated effortlessly using the world-renowned COREscore™.

neuroPulse - Measure Adaptability

  • Heart Rate Variability (HRV) examines the impact of lifestyle stress while measuring adaptability. It plots the balance and overall activity of the autonomic nervous system.
  • The neuroPULSE™ uses advanced collection technology that includes an ear clip for use in pediatric applications.
  • The neuroPULSE™ is the only HRV system which streams GSR (anxiety testing) data while collecting HRV. This ensures measurements are done at rest.
  • Variable collection time settings are available from 1-5 minutes, streamlining the use of HRV in clinical work and wellness demonstrations. Excellent for corporate health fairs and stress screenings.


neuroThermal - Measure Organ Regulation

  • Scans the entire spinal nerve system for regulation and balance in under 30 seconds.
  • Detects areas of poor vasoconstriction and vasodilation control, showing altered autonomic control
  • Used to educate the patient about the deepening effects of spinal subluxation. Graphically pinpoints where painless stress is affecting the patient’s health.
  • Ideal in pediatric and family practice. Excellent for pattern graph analysis; used in upper cervical and other specific techniques.


neuroCore - Measure Postural Energy

  • A mainstay of spinal examinations. The sEMG show how neuromuscular tension is associated with postures, subluxation patterns and overall exhaustion.
  • Simple and easy to report. Multiple graph views calculate and display the distribution and range of neuromuscular energy throughout the spine.
  • The autoscan feature allows for simplified staff training as well as accurate and reliable results.
  • Fast and easily reportable. Brings muscles, nerve tension and fatigue into the conversation.

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