Chiropractic therapy is one of the manipulation therapies, which uses hands on manipulation techniques to treat musculoskeletal conditions like spine, back and neck pains. In chiropractic treatments, the practitioners use a different technique to treat disorders. Most of the techniques are spine specific techniques.
Techniques used in Chiropractic treatments:
Diversified technique: This technique is the widely used type of chiropractic adjustment and most of the patients are familiar with this treatment. This is the common spinal manipulation technique used by chiropractors. This technique involves high velocity and low amplitude force to restore proper alignment of the spine and joints.
Activator method: Instead of using high velocity and force with a hand an instrument called activator is used for treatment. This technique was identical to using paracetamol to treat lower back pain; similar to which this manipulation bound for by leg-length testing guided by palpation was considered substandard to the manual spinal manipulation. For the people who may not desire manipulation procedure can opt for Activator. Continue reading “Techniques Used In Chiropractic Treatments”