instrument adjusting

What will a chiropractor do on the first visit?

Everyone’s favorite past time, Paperwork. All kidding aside, there are several documents that any doctor should have you fill out.  Basic information, your past medical history, consent to treatment forms, HIPAA stuff and the all important, what hurts now or what is bringing you to the office today. After that, Doctor Justin will talk with …

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How do you know if you need a chiropractic adjustment?

Are you having muscle pains? Do you feel stiff In the neck or low back? As in, you turn your neck left and right and you feel stiff, sore, achy or that you just know you could and should be able to do more than that? Were you in a minor car accident?  Insurance call …

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Adjusting Instrument Research part 5: Impulse VS Activator

The forces and time profile of the electromechanical devices resulted in a more uniform and greater energy dynamic frequency response in comparison to the spring-loaded mechanical adjusting instruments. [Tweet “#electromechanical #impulse #adjusting #instrument has better force time #acceleration than the others”] OBJECTIVE: To quantify the force-time and force-delivery characteristics of six commonly used handheld chiropractic …

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Adjusting Instrument Research part 4: Multiple Thrusts, More Spinal Motion

Impulse brand adjusting instrument have found that multiple impulse thrusts create more intersegmental spinal motion. Increased multiaxial lumbar spinal motion responses during multiple-impulse mechanical force manually assisted spinal manipulation. [Tweet “multiple #thrusts by #impulse #adjusting #instruments create more #spinalMotion”] BACKGROUND: Spinal manipulation has been found to create demonstrable segmental and intersegmental spinal motion thought to …

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Adjusting Instrument Research part 3: Mapping the Spinal Motions after adjustment

Impulse adjusting instrument caused linear increase in both force and spinal motion response Adjusting instrument (Impulse vs Activator) resulted in the greatest acceleration and displacement responses [Tweet “#impulse #adjusting #instrument creates more #spinal #acceleration”] Three-dimensional vertebral motions produced by mechanical force spinal manipulation. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to quantify and compare the …

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Instrument Adjusting Research part 2: Force Frequency

Validation of the force and frequency characteristics of the activator adjusting instrument This study uses an accelerometer to measure the force frequency which just means we can measure spinal motion based on the strength of the Activator Adjusting Instrument OBJECTIVE: To determine the dynamic force-time and force frequency characteristics of the Activator Adjusting Instrument and …

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Adjusting Instrument Research part 1: Impulse and Activator Preview

Research time again and this time its about adjusting instrument activator and impulse IQ Let’s see if vertebral motion is restored with spinal manipulation via adjusting instruments. For the following 4 weeks I will be posting a couple abstracts of research performed on the Activator and Impulse Adjusting Instruments. All of these can be found …

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Are kids who receive chiropractic care healthier?

Chiropractic adjustments for children  see a more rapid recovery time from any trauma or illness  Chiropractic adjustments make the body work better.  find out why If you have young children or grandchildren, then you’ll want to read this article. Many patients new to chiropractic care don’t realize that infants, toddlers, pre-teens, and teens get chiropractic …

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Maintenance shown to provide long term benefit

Maintenance by chiropractors showed a lower rate of recurring disability than those who frequented physical therapy or general doctor. Patients who had Twice a month adjustments for nine months of maintenance were shown to have a better long term benefit than those who didn’t.       Health maintenance care in work-related low back pain …

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