When compared to manual adjusting, instrument-assisted adjusting can offer the same—if not better—results, depending upon the patient. In addition, these ergonomic tools can help protect practitioners from overuse or other injuries related to their work.
Here are four case studies focusing on various orthopedic conditions that were unsuccessfully treated by other methods. In all four cases, use of instrument-assisted adjusting was able to relieve pain and reduce symptoms, even at up to a two-year followup.
In many instances, chiropractors may find instrument adjusting to be a better treatment option than manual techniques.
Here are four case studies in which instrument adjusting resulted in the resolution of symptoms for patients who had not found relief via other treatment options:
This article excerpt, by Dava Stewart, originally appeared here: http://www.chiroeco.com/instrument-intervention-4-chiropractic-case-studies/72106/