What is HVLA? (High Velocity/Low Amplitude)
HVLA technique (High Velocity/Low Amplitude) is a technique of adjustment performed mostly by chiropractors. The most popular of all types of HVLA techniques is the Diversified technique which is a form of manual adjustment. A short, rapid thrust is applied on the affected joint segment in order to restore proper functional movement.
Q: What menoeuvre usually entails the use of the HVLA technique?
A: The chiropractic ajustment
Q: Can the HVLA technique be used on everybody?
A: although the technique is safe, a pre-screening of the patient must be performed before using the HVLA.