Activator Methods is a highly effective procedure a trained Chiropractor can use to provide a gentle and highly specific adjustment. Dr. Huynh and Dr. Bobendrier have received thorough training in both the procedure of Activator Methods, and the Activator adjusting tool.
Many patients report preferring Activator Methods of adjusting over the standard manual manipulation, due to its highly gentle and effective use, and its non-invasive procedures. When evaluated with the Activator Methods, Dr. Huynh and Dr. Bobendrier can effectively determine when to adjust, where to adjust, and most importantly, when not to adjust. When it is determined that you are in need of correction, the Activator tool is used to provide a quick, painless, consistent, and gentle adjustment. Since it works much quicker adjustment than doing it by hand, there is rarely any resistance due to the body tightening up, thus making the adjustment for gentle and effective. It’s also very helpful for adjusting hands and feet, knees and elbows, hips and shoulders, as well as other joints of the body.
Activator is approved by Medicare for use in manual manipulation and approved by the FDA. There are various types of tools and methods that imitate Activator technique, but doctors that use it properly must receive proper training in the use of Activator technique.
Here are some videos that demonstrates what you can expect:
See the founder of Activator Methods, Dr. Arlan Fuhr on the American Veteran
See Activator in action on Live with Regis and Kelly
Here is an additional video that discusses how Activator can help with ear infections