The Activator method is the go-to choice for those who don’t like to hear “cracks” during chiropractic treatments.
It is used as a treatment on patients who are suffering from back and neck pain, as well as headaches. If you have been curious about this world-renowned treatment option, continue reading to learn more about this technique before you make an appointment.
What is the Activator Technique?
The Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique evolved from nearly 40 years of study and 15 years of clinical research, by Dr Arland Fuhr. The Activator Method uses a unique method of examination to seek joint dysfunction in the spinal column and extremities (arms and legs) for improved patient care without the need for X-rays.
A special hand held Adjusting Instrument is used to give consistent low-force, high-speed chiropractic adjustments, which is greatly preferred by those who are wary of traditional spinal manipulation.
Who can benefit from the Activator Method?
Much like traditional chiropractic care treatments, the Activator Technique can benefit those who have back and neck pains as well as chronic headaches. As this technique can help remove subluxations, it can also be beneficial to those suffering from:
– Nerve pain
– Chest pain
– Stress or anxiety
– Blood pressure
– and other conditions.
What are the risks of the Activator Technique?
As with normal chiropractic treatments, those with low bone density, at-risk of bone fracture or osteoprorosis should speak with their doctor before seeking any treatment.