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Techniques at Swaim Chiropractic

Activator Methods®

At Swaim Chiropractic, we use one of the most popular “low force” chiropractic techniques in the world.

First the Evaluation

We start with a neurological exam. While you’re lying face down, through a series of commands a bit like Simon Says, your leg lengths will be evaluated. This simple procedure can reveal significant differences in leg lengths which enlighten Dr. Swaim on what is actually disrupted in your nervous system leading him to the cause(s) of your symptoms.

This time-tested protocol tells him if vertebral subluxations exist and their location. It also helps him know when to adjust and when not to adjust.

The Adjusting Instrument

The Activator Methods® Adjusting Instrument is a handheld spring-loaded tool that delivers a consistent low-force, high-speed thrust.

Because it’s many times faster than adjustments delivered by hand, the body rarely tightens to resist, making adjustments comfortable and effective. It’s also helpful for adjusting elbows, wrists, knees and other joints of the body.

The Follow Up

After each segment is adjusted, Dr. Swaim can see through your leg lengths and other visible notations in your body if changes have been produced. This helps him deliver high-quality care and high levels of client satisfaction.

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