Activator Method

I went to a new chiropractor for shoulder pain. She told me I have 5 popped ribs in that area. The method she used is the Activator Method, which is different than I have had in the past. What is your opinion of this method? I have gone 4 times with no relief yet, but I understand this can take awhile to get under control. Last time she also did some acupuncture. I have an open mind about techniques, but how long should I give these new(to me) techniques? Thank you.

Posted By Debby on January 13, 2009 at 10:34:08:

Helps strengthen the kneecap mechanism by applying pressure on the tendon above the kneecap as well. This tends to reduce the forces of the quadriceps on the patella tendon and erosion of the under surface of the kneecap due to a possible misalignment of the quadriceps (Q-angle).

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