Chiropractic Treatment Techniques

Chiropractic care is of great important to the health of all individuals. A visit to the chiropractor is going to do a lot of good. There are just so many things that can be treated through chiropractic visits. Generally a chiropractor will work to fix aches and pains of all kinds. The effectiveness of the treatment depends on the extent of the damage (in the event of injuries) and the chiropractic technique that is used. There are just so many techniques that can be used to treat these pains but then they all fall under two categories. The technique a practitioner is going to use is going to be informed by their personal preferences.

1. Structural techniques

These techniques focus upon the structure of the body. They focus on the bones and the muscles. Fundamentally, according to these techniques, the pain is as a result of the bones being distracted. If the bones are damaged or they have moved from their appropriate place then there is going to be such a huge problem- the pain that the person is going to be feeling will be extensive and destructive.

2. Tonal techniques

The focus of these techniques is the nervous system. They work on the nervous system to restore it to its normal performance. These techniques take into account the nervous system’s performance and the changes that arise in the person’s anatomy as a result. The nervous system is considered to be the root of the issue. The doctor’s input into the system is going to affect the body’s major systems including the muscles which in turn affect the bones (skeletal system).
One of the most popular tonal techniques is the Torque Release Technique (TRT). What is involved with a TRT adjustment? It might sound like such a complicated activity but then it is not. There are just so many things that are involved in the TRT process.

The Basic of TRT

First, you need to understand the spinal subluxations. These are basically the specific sites of irritation to the nervous system. Where there is a subluxation, there is an inability to experience well-being and health. They occur when there’s too much stress. The source of the stress can be anything from physical and chemical to emotional and mental. For the nervous system to perform at its best there must be no subluxations at all. If the nervous system functions properly then the rest of the body is going to work well.

In TRT, the chiropractor is going to be checking the vertebral column for regions where the nervous system is being affected by subluxations. The practitioner then uses an Integrator instrument (a tool like a staple gun) to deliver the adjustment. It feels like a fast impulse into the muscles around the spinal column. The Integrator has the main advantage of delivering specific frequency into the nerve endings of the spinal column specifically where nerve function has been disrupted. It is more like jump starting the body.

Author’s Bio: Stephen Barrett is chiropractor based in Australia’s Gold Coast. He has years of experience in the field. To find out more on what is involved with a TRT adjustment pay a visit to his blog.

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