Chiropractic Adjustment is the term used for the correction of vertebral subluxation (spinal joint injuries) in order to restore normal function. There are a number of different methods or techniques which chiropractors use to adjust dysfunctional joints, including the “high velocity, low amplitude” (HVLA) manipulation which most people associate with chiropractic treatment. At Ashworth Chiropractic & Acupuncture, our treatment is tailored to the individual and we use a variety of techniques that have been proven to get better results in a shorter time. In addition to HVLA manipulation, we also employ Graston Technique (GT). This soft tissue technique works hand in hand with traditional chiropractic care to gently and effectively break up scar tissue and help break the ‘muscle memory’, providing for more effective adjustments that last longer. An additional technique, Cox Flexion/Distraction, uses a specially designed table to allow the chiropractor to apply a gentle, precise, oscillating traction to decompress spinal discs in the low back. All techniques are well researched, highly effective, and especially safe and comfortable.