Portable Chiropractic Tables, and Various Techniques Chiropractors Use For Treating Patients

Chiropractic tables are the biggest investment in any chiropractic clinic. The chiropractor has to buy a table which matches to his specialty. Like if he is a expert in spinal manipulation he might need a heavy fixed table and if he is home visiting consultant he might need a portable chiropractic table. The selection of a table also depends upon the kind of exercise one is going to perform. Here are a few samples which will give you an idea of what all chiropractic treatment involves.

Applied Kinesiology — Internal problems, like weak organs, can be identified by testing muscle vitality. A chiropractor specialize in applied kinesiology will manually test muscles, most commonly by testing resistance. Atlas Orthogonal -The Atlas orthogonal chiropractic technique is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on adjusting the atlas (upper) vertebra because they are important to overall anatomy and health. The treatment is often applied for neck pain patients. Cervical Drop -Cervical drop is a feature of a chiropractic treatment table that allows the height of the headpiece to be adjusted. The height of the head piece can be adjusted based on the amount of tension in the neck.

Hole in One — The hole-in-one method adjusts the atlas (the top vertebra at the base of the skull) to improve health and facilitate correction of dislocations.Manual Adjusting -Chiropractic manual adjustment of the spine uses the force of a chiropractor’s hands without the aid of instruments. Sacral Occipital Technique -Sacral Occipital technique (SOT) is a method of chiropractic care designed to normalize the relationship between the foundation of the spine (sacrum) and the top of the spine (occipital). The therapy reduces or eliminates pain, but its primary goal is to normalize whole body function. Spinal Biomedical Engineering -Biomedical engineering is the application of engineering techniques to biomedical problems. The discipline focuses on developing new devices and systems that advance biology and medicine and improve health care delivery. Spinal biomedical engineering is related to studying the spine and develops ways to assist people who have spinal ailments and injuries.

Some these treatments can be easily performed on any type of chiropractic table and some need heavy hydraulic tables. But in most of the case when I chiropractor wants the patient to perform some light exercises, portable chiropractic tables are the most handy to come in, because they are cheap and can be carried to any place and this enables a person to perform exercise regularly. The rate of recovery of a patient depends on the quality of treatment and the quality of treatment depends on two thing expertise and the equipment. And to a large extent malfunctioning equipment can lead to downgrading the skills of the practitioner. A well selected table not just gives an edge to the practitioner but also is well built to comfort the patient, and this can be an added advantage. The patients needs to be as comfortable as possible as chiropractic treatments sometimes involves long hour of exercise. So one must be careful in selecting the table, only use special chiropractic tables and not any message table to perform exercises.