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My girlfriend goes to the chiropractor once a week for an adjustment. Dr. Uses a spring device. Is this effective treatment? Seems odd to me.

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unsure

Can you be more specific as to what is being adjusted.
What kind of spring device and how is it applied and where?

In brief: Unsure

Can you be more specific as to what is being adjusted.
What kind of spring device and how is it applied and where?
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Ario Kiarash
The activator technique, also known as AMCT (Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique), is a chiropractic technique that delivers a high speed, low force adjustment. Read more: How to Use a Chiropractic Activator | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5712893_use-chiropractic-activator.html#ixzz1lZcd7NT0
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

The spring device is an assist to the sometimes dangerous and vigorous massage that chiropractors use.
If your girlfriend has a recurrent problem, she should see her family doctor or an orthopedic physician to get it diagnosed and help to provide a lasting cure.

In brief: No

The spring device is an assist to the sometimes dangerous and vigorous massage that chiropractors use.
If your girlfriend has a recurrent problem, she should see her family doctor or an orthopedic physician to get it diagnosed and help to provide a lasting cure.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Chiro activator

This spring device is known as an activator and is a quick pressure delivering device that has both critics and advocates among the chiropractor community.

In brief: Chiro activator

This spring device is known as an activator and is a quick pressure delivering device that has both critics and advocates among the chiropractor community.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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