Diversified technique is the traditional chiropractic technique, developed by D. D. Palmer DC. and taught in the majority of Chiropractic colleges. The focus is on restoring normal biochemical function to the spine. In addition to the spine, Diversified methods have been developed to adjust extremity joints such as knees, ankles and wrists, allowing for beneficial applications in treating some sporting injuries.
Dry needling is an effective soft tissue (muscles, ligaments and tendons) technique. A sterile acupuncture needle is used to penetrate trigger points. This penetration helps deactivate the trigger point and allow the soft tissue to work more normally and with less discomfort. On some occasions the Chiropractor may feel it is beneficial for a patient to receive dry needling along side manual adjustment.
This is a very gentle method. It uses a hand held instrument which delivers an extremely fast, controlled pulse. This technique is ideal for children, the elderly and osteoporotic patients. However, anyone can benefit from this technique and it can compliment manual adjustment.
This Chiropractic method that was developed by John McTimoney in the 1960’s using his hands to detect slight misalignments in the spine and to make low thrust, subtle adjustments to influence the body’s structure back towards normal.
The most appropriate technique for you will be utilised but if you have preference then please let your Chiropractor know.