Chiropractors perform adjustments with either an Activator adjusting tool or using their hands with specific adjustments directly to the spine or other joints of the body. The activator is an adjusting tool that places gentle, low force, specific impulses into joints to stimulate reflexes and allow the body and nervous system to reset. It is an effective tool for treating many disorders and for restoring spinal balance. Dr. Cooley is advanced proficiency rated in Activator Methods and uses it in addition to manual manipulation for the best results.
Other techniques used by both Drs.Cooley and Fisher include: