There are over 150 different chiropractic techniques. Since everyone is different, it is good for your chiropractor to employ several techniques so there will be a variety of ways to address the different issues patients may have. The Fix utilizes multiple techniques including manual adjustments, where the doctor moves the bones with his hands and drop table technique, where the doctor uses the table and gravity to move the bones. An instrument may also used for low force adjusting. This is often used with children, babies, and the elderly, where bones are softer and need to be moved with less force.
If you are new to chiropractic, allow the doctor several treatments with you to give him adequate time to determine which techniques will work best with your body. Only then will you receive the full benefit of the chiropractic adjustment, when it has been properly modified to fit your situation.