What are the different types of chiropractic treatments?
Activator Method-The chiropractic Activator Method is a most widely researched technique that involves multiple steps and the only instrument adjusting technique with clinical trials. The Activator is a special device or tool that can be applied to tissues or the affected joints.
Arthrostim Method- The is another special device or tools used by a chiropractor.The Arthrostim tool is just a small hand held instrument used by the chiropractor to deliver chiropractic treatments to the patient by delivering twelve to fourteen thrusts each second. The secret of the Arthrostim tool's effectiveness comes from the very gentle, controlled, and repeated thrusts in the specific area being treated.
Diversified Method- This chiropractic technique is one of the most common used of all the chiropractic techniques and is one of the most familiar techniques known to the chiropractic patients. The Diversified manipulation or adjustment delivers a very high velocity and low amplitude thrust that is only delivered by the hand, not a device and is done with the help from a table or a block used by the chiropractor.
Erchonia Percussor - This is a use of specific device that produce vibratory and percussive force that will target the soft tissue structure surrounding the joint capsules, like the muscles or ligaments and tendons. Joint immobilization helps produce the passive movement in the physiological joint space. This will help to increase the overall range of the joint motion.
Most chiropractors use a special table to perform spinal manipulation. There two common techniques: Flexion-Distraction and the Thompson technique.
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