Diversified: Skilled, specific hands-on techniques, including manipulation and mobilization, are used to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures, to reduce pain and to increase range of motion and general health. Diversified is characterized by a high-velocity, low-amplitude thrust
Thompson: The Thompson drop table technique uses leg length checks as its primary assessment tool. These Thompson Technique chiropractic adjustments are gentle and get really good spinal correction. Thompson technique is a full spine assessment and correction protocol.
Gonstead: This technique focuses on hands-on adjustment and is claimed to expand “standard diversified technique” by implementing additional instrumentation including X-rays, Gonstead Radiographic Parallel, a measuring device, and the development of Nervo-Scope, a device said to detect the level of neurophysiologic activity due to the existence of vertebral subluxation based on changes in skin temperature. Heat detector devices are unreliable and lack scientific evidence.
Webster: A chiropractic adjustment called the Webster technique is a specific sacral adjustment to help facilitate the mother’s pelvic alignment and nerve system function. This in turn balances pelvic muscles and ligaments, reduces torsion to the uterus.
Activator: a chiropractic treatment method and device used as an alternative to manual manipulation of the spine or extremity joints. The device is categorized as a mechanical force manual assisted (MFMA) instrument which is generally regarded as a softer chiropractic treatment technique
Pettibon: The Pettibon technique offers comprehensive and active rehabilitation for its patients, based on a program focusing on the spine’s hard and soft tissues
Graston: Graston Technique (GT) is a trademarked therapeutic method for diagnosing and treating disorders of the skeletal muscles and related connective tissue. The method was employs a collection of six stainless steel instruments of particular shape and size, which are used by practitioners to rub patients’ muscles in order to detect and resolve adhesions in the muscles and tendons.
Active Release: Active release technique (ART) treats your body’s soft tissue by combining manipulation and movement. ART entails identifying, isolating, and targeting the affected area to break up scar tissue. This promotes blood flow and faster healing of injuries.