Thompson Technique uses a special table with several segments called drop pieces. The drop pieces help to minimise the force used during an adjustment, making it more comfortable for the person getting adjusted.
Diversified Technique uses specific motion palpation and leg checks to uncover an imbalance or nervous system interference in the spine. A gentle impulse is then administered into the system. The energy delivered during the thrust may produce a slight “popping” sound from the shifting of gas and fluids in the joint.
Activator Methods uses a small, hand-held metal instrument that delivers a gentle thrust, which is barely noticeable to the person. The thrust is developed from the rapid release of a compressed spring inside the instrument. Cavitation or “popping”, of the joint typically does not occur.
Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment used on pregnant women. It reduces interference to the nervous system, improving function of the pelvic muscles and ligaments.