Techniques’ Directory

The Profession’s Most Comprehensive Technique Guide

Inspiring you to further develop your healing skills, here’s a list of some of the most used, innovative, and well known techniques in the chiropractic profession. If we missed one, be sure to tell us about it by sending us a note at: [email protected]. Read on and enjoy!

Access Technique

By using ‘integrated perception’ a practitioner can become aware of significant subtle information that their nervous system is detecting OUTSIDE of their normal range of perception.

Activator Technique

Evolved from nearly 40 years of empirical study and 15 years of clinical research, the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique (AMCT) uses the latest advances in orthopedic, neurological and chiropractic examinations to seek joint dysfunction in the spinal column and extremities for improved patient care. 800-598-0224

Active Release Technique

ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. 888-396-2727, 719-634-7463

Advanced Biostructural Correction (ABC)

Chiropractor Reveals a Structural Correction System that is easy to learn and guaranteed to get consistently and predictably get the results you want for your patients… 203-878-4609

Advanced Muscle Palpation

Advanced Muscle Palpation is a method of chiropractic spinal analysis that determines the direction of vertebral misalignment based on static palpation of the small paravertebral muscles. 570-265-2225

Applied Kinesiology Technique

Applied kinesiology (AK) is a form of diagnosis using muscle testing as a primary feedback mechanism to examine how a person’s body is functioning.

Atlas Orthogonal Technique (AOT)

Atlas Orthogonal (SCALE—Stereotactic Cervical ALignment methods) is a spinal healthcare program developed by Dr. Roy Sweat in the late 1960’s based on scientific and biomechanical procedures. 770-457-4430

Bio Energetic Synchronization Technique (B.E.S.T.)

B.E.S.T. is a non-forceful, energy balancing hands on procedure used to help reestablish the full healing potential of the body. 800-874-1478

Bio-Geometric Integration (BGI)

Through understanding the innate geometry of the body, the chiropractor is able to more efficiently and gently release the subluxation and assess the effectiveness of the adjustment. 630-690-6080

Blair Upper Cervical

Blair upper cervical care is a unique system of finding and correcting nerve interference (subluxation) in the upper neck area. 360-855-1021

Chiropractic Biophysics

Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP®) Technique can best be characterized as full spine and pelvis corrective / rehabilitative procedures having a firm foundation in the sciences of biomechanics and physics. 800-346-5146; 307 789-2088

CLEAR Institute (Scoliosis Treatment)

CLEAR Institute introduces new scoliosis treatment possibilities for the reduction and correction of scoliosis. 320-202-5954

Cranial Release Technique

CRT is a one (1) minute global cranial technique designed to re-balance brain hemispheric activity. Concurrently, cranial distortion is corrected, thereby reducing dural tension and aligning the spinal column and pelvis. Soft tissue becomes more relaxed and functional as well. 718-424-5866

CranioSacral Therapy (CST)

The light-touch technique works with natural and unique rhythms of our different body systems to pinpoint and correct source problems. 561-622-4334, 800-233-5880

Creed Neural Kinetic Integration Technique

Approach aimed at providing structural changes designed to reorient the facet plane angles, thereby reducing gravitational pulls on muscles and associated nerves, allowing for increased ranges of motion. 305-365-7988

Directional Non-Force Technique (DNFT)

D.N.F.T. utilizes a diagnostic system for subluxation analysis consisting of gentle challenging and a unique leg check. This testing allows the body itself to indicate the directions of misalignment of structures that are producing nerve interference 310-657-2338

Diversified Technique

Diversified Technique is the classic chiropractic technique, developed by D.D. Taught at all major chiropractic colleges.

Gonstead Technique

States that the body’s foundation is formed by the pelvic girdle. When this bony structure consisting of hip bones and the lower bones of the back is level, there will be maximum balance and stability in the spinal column. 888-556-4277

Graston Technique

Graston Technique® is an innovative, patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. 866-926-2828

Kaufman Technique

Manual spinal nerve pain blocking technique designed to function quickly. 800-774-5078

Koren Specific Technique

Koren Specific Technique is a low-force, highly specific technique that can adjust any part of the body (including cranials) safely and easily in any position utilizing the Occipital Drop (OD) as the primary means of diagnosis. 800-537-3001

Logan Basic

Logan Basic Chiropractic Technique treats the muscles that control spinal balance in order to release this tension. 636-227-2100

Mally Extremity Adjusting Technique

Techniques for Sports and Occupational Injuries 800-779-HAND (4263)

Matrix Repatterning Technique

Matrix Repatterning allows for a high degree of diagnostic accuracy and reproducibility of results. Treatment involves gentle manual pressure or light recoil (totally non-force) at the source of the restriction. 1-877-905-7684

McTimoney Method

A means of gently, and usually painlessly, persuading the bone to return to its correct resting position without forcing or stressing the joint or the body. +44 (0)1491 829211

Network Spinal Analysis

An Evidence Based Approach to Wellness Promoting Strategies through low force touches to the spine. 303-678-8086

Neuro Emotional Technique (NET)

NET is a psychosomatic/somatopsychic stress reduction intervention aimed at emotional and physical health improvement. 800-888-4638, 760-929-5980

NUCCA Technique

Nucca (National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association) was founded in 1941 with a goal in mind of serving / helping patients recover from their illness by making improvements to the nervous system function through Chiropractic care.


Orthospinology Procedure

The Orthospinology Procedure is a method of correcting the occipito-atlanto-axial subluxation complex, which is based on the pioneering research and teaching of the late Dr. John Francis Grostic. 334-793-7992

Pettibon Spinal Biomechanics

Utilizes over 41 lines and 23 angles to specifically locate subluxated vertebrae through X-rays, that are then treated via over 50 adjusting procedures and rehabilitation protocols. 253-265-2702

Pro-Adjuster Technique

Approach to chiropractic using precision adjusting instrument with piezoelectric sensor. 877-942-4284

Sacro-Occipital Technique

SOT is designed to assist the chiropractor in locating and correcting the primary subluxation which is accomplished through evaluation of indicators relating to specific category subluxation complexes. 336-793-6524

Spray and Stretch

The spray and stretch technique involves the application of prescription spray coolant at a tender site to help deaden painful sensations while contracted muscle is stretched. 216-581-3030

Thompson Technique

Since the beginning, this system of analysis and drop-table correction has been used by thousands of successful chiropractors. 519-538-3747 (Dr. Jim Thompson), 905-339-1973 (Dr. John Minardi)

Toftness System of Chiropractic

The basic theory of the Toftness System is that the nervous system has an electromagnetic energy associated with normal function. 715-268-7500

Toggle Recoil Technique

Technique that focuses on the atlas 760-943-7040

Torque Release Technique (TRT)

Torque Release Technique® is a model that utilizes the multi-factorial approaches pioneered in various prominent techniques 800-490-7714, 305-535-8803

Total Body Modification Technique (TBM)

Using simple muscle testing and reflex points you will be able to eliminate the roadblocks to health, turn on the healing ability of the body and let the natural energy of your patients do the work for you. 435-652-4340

Trigenics Myoneural Medicine

Trigenics Myoneural Medicine incorporates a neurologically-based, multimodal methodology for local or full-body assessment and treatment. 888-514-9355

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