Menu

Drop table and other gentle forms of treatment

Looking for a gentle chiropractor?

We have all the tools to make your chiropractic experience gentle, painless and effective,


If you do not like to get "popped" or have a condition in which a spinal adjustment is contraindicated, yet you are looking for relief, we can help!

Drop Table: a gentle chiropractic technique

The drop table technique uses a gentle impulse to free up restrictions in the spine. The patient lays down on the table, with the tight area over the drop region of the table. The drop section of the table is raised up, then the chiropractor places their hand on the affected region, performs a gentle impulse, and the bones are mobilized by the section of the table dropping away. This painless technique is safe to perform on most patients, and can be used for almost any joint on the body. Watch the video above to learn more.

Dr McCoy explaining drop table gentle chiropractic technique


OTHER GENTLE CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTING OPTIONS:

Activator adjusting tool: the most gentle chiropractic treatment

Dr. McCoy showing how we can use the activator for a gentle chiropractic treatmentDr. McCoy showing how we can use the activator for a gentle chiropractic treatment

The activator chiropractic adjusting tool

The activator chiropractic adjusting tool uses a spring loaded hand held small mechanical tool that introduces a quick shallow impulse to a region. The impulse is so quick, the muscles can not contract fast enough to resist the impulse, allowing for an effective movement of the bone it is applied to. It also introduces a quick stretch to the muscle it impulses on, to provide a quick stretch, eliciting the quick stretch reflex, causing any tight muscle impulsed on to relax.

The applied force is localized and does not put the joint in any compromised positions, such as bending or twisting, make it a very safe adjustment technique. The force is shallow enough, it is not likely to cause any injury, even in frail patients. This makes the activator a great option for those who can not handle more aggressive therapies, such as those with osteoporosis.  This gentle chiropractic technique can be used for almost any joint on the body.

Flexion Table: another gentle chiropractic treatment

The flexion table uses a gentle traction technique to stretching approach to mobilize the spine. The patient is strapped to the table, then the table slowly bends to introduce a stretch to the spine. Traction provides relief to the patient, improves spinal range of motion, and stretches tight muscles. This painless technique is safe to perform on most patients.

flexion table gentle chiropractic technique

Want to see what we can do for you? 
You don't have to be in pain! Why wait?

click here to schedule with the best chiropractor
to schedule with us.


Drummond Chiropractic, LLC
We will cater the treatment to your specific needs.
If you need a gentle chiropractic treatment,
we have the tools to accommodate your needs!
565 N Walnut St,
Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 336 - 2423


Why Wait?

Make an appointment today!

Our Location

565 North Walnut Street | Bloomington, IN 47404

Office Hours

Find Out When We Are Open

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed