The Activator Method is one of the most widely researched chiropractic techniques and the only instrument adjusting technique with clinical trials to support its efficacy.
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Activator Methods International has been providing chiropractic care, resources and training since 1967. Founded on the principles of clinical research, the company’s major contribution to chiropractic care is discovery and development of the world’s most popular instrument adjusting technique, the Activator Method.
"The only instrument adjusting technique backed by 23 clinical trials.”
The Activator Method is one of the most widely-researched chiropractic techniques and the only instrument adjusting technique with clinical trials to support its efficacy. Activator Methods has published hundreds of clinical and scientific peer-reviewed papers, worked with major academic research institutions, and received grants from recognized entities like the National Institutes of Health.
Activator Methods is proud of our significant academic presence, with our technique taught in most U.S. chiropractic colleges and several more around the world. We provide substantial resources and assistance to students through college club support, guest speakers and promotional opportunities.
This research page is a free resource that provides access to a searchable database of Activator Methods citations and abstracts. In general, there are three search options: Research Categories, Research Tags, and Search. If the the full-text of an article is available it is noted at the bottom of the page below the abstract after the author information.
Latest Research Papers
Improved Spinal Range of Motion, Quality of Life, Dysponesis & Dysautonomia in a 75-year-old male Following Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique for the Correction of Vertebral Subluxation: A Case Report
Improvement in Chronic Musculoskeletal Arm Pain and Headaches in an 89- Year-Old Male Receiving Chiropractic Care Involving Torque Release Technique and Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique: A Case Report
Key Research Papers
CLICK HERE for a complete list of clinical trials utilizing the Activator Adjustment Instrument.
Activator Adjustment Instrument FDA Information:
Trade/Device Name: Activator II
Trade/Device Name: Activator IV
Trade/Device Name: Activator V Spinal Adjusting Instrument