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The Activator V is revolutionary, not evolutionary. It is the first cordless adjusting instrument.

The Activator Method®

Dr. Handly uses a highly-effective adjusting approach to help improve spinal and body biomechanics & reduce nervous system interference. The Activator Method® is one of the most widely-researched chiropractic techniques & the only instrument adjusting technique with clinical research to support its efficacy based on our clinical judgment & years of experience.

Activator Methods has published hundreds of clinical & scientific peer-reviewed papers, worked with major academic research institutions & received grants from recognized entities like the National Institutes of Health. The Activator V instrument is revolutionary.  This instrument is a hand held adjusting tool that delivers a consistent low-force, high-speed thrust to re-activate dysfunctional joints.

Because it’s many times faster than adjustments delivered by hand, there is no twisting or popping of the neck and back so the body rarely tightens to resist, making adjustments extremely gentle, comfortable and effective.

It’s also helpful for adjusting ribs, shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, feet & other joints of the body, as well as for adjusting young children.

Many chiropractors use an Activator instrument, or something that appears like it without utilizing the assessment  protocols that have been tested and proven to be effective & do not get consistent results. Dr. Handly utilizes the Activator Methods Assessment Protocols with the instrument. This combination is where he has found the real power in getting results.  He used manual adjusting for 40 years effectively, but since he received “Advanced Certification” using the Activator Method Protocols & Instrument, he has been able to find problems he previously missed & produce faster longer lasting results.

Contact Handly Chiropractic Clinic today to learn what we can do for you.


Activator Methods® | Handly Chiropractic Clinic | (425) 255-6202