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Those most commonly known and used Chiropractic technique in which a very specific, gentle thrust is used to restore motion to dysfunctional joints.
Biomechanical wedges or blocks can be used to adjust the pelvis and sacrum through different placements.
Delivers a small impulse that is just as effective as a manual adjustment. The Activator is commonly used on elderly or frail patients, children or people who have a preference for this over a manual adjustment.
TYPES OF ADJUSTMENTS AND TREATMENTS USED
Some people think that Chiropractic is only about ‘cracking’ backs. This may put them off trying chiropractic care as they do not like the sound or feeling of a manual adjustment, or they may have been incorrectly informed that a properly performed manual adjustment can be harmful.
Dr Mathew and Dr Luisa use a range of techniques ranging from manual adjusting to lower force or mechanically assisted techniques. They take into account the patient’s clinical presentation as well as any patient preferences before choosing which technique they think will best suit the patient. Below are some of the techniques that they use, only one of which is a manual adjustment and all are very gentle and just as effective as each other!
A mechanically assisted technique that uses a small lift and drop section in the table to perform the adjustment to dysfunctional joints. The drop piece is very gentle and effective providing another alternative to manual adjustments.
Gentle holding adjustments are used, with no thrust and using no more pressure than you could comfortably stand on your eyeball.