Diversified Technique consists of many different types of adjustments that may help to correct biomechanical restrictions.
It involves a short-lever, high-velocity movement with specific contact on the spine.
What you can expect:
As the name suggests, this is a highly varied and wide-ranging group of techniques.
An example of a common adjustment you may experience: A side lying pelvis adjustment, where the chiropractor will lay you on your side and place a contact hand on your low-back area. He or she will use the weight of their own body or leg to bring you into a slightly ‘twisted’ position and then give a thrust through their contact hand.
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