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Dr. Barbara Cook Activator Adjustment

Dayton-area patients enjoy Dr. Barbara Cook’s adjusting approach

We use a number of highly-effective adjusting approaches to help improve spinal biomechanics and reduce nervous system interference. The approach we use is based on our judgment and years of experience.

The primary adjusting techniques we use include:

Neuromechanical: Impulse

Years of research have gone into the development of the Impulse Instrument to create gentle and specific chiropractic adjustments that are Safe and Effective for patients of All Ages. The Impulse has been designed to treat the joints of the spine and extremities to relieve pain and restore function. It is controlled by a micro-computer circuitry housed within the device that produces a controlled force that can be used to treat different areas of the body.

Activator Methods®

This is a system of spinal evaluation combined with a handheld adjusting instrument that delivers a consistent, low-force thrust… read more»


After identifying which spinal bones have lost their normal motion or position, a specific manual thrust is administered to free up “stuck” joints… read more»

If you’ve been to a chiropractor before and prefer to be adjusted in a particular way, let Dr. Cook know. We want you to relax, enjoy and fully benefit from your chiropractic care.

Give us a call so we can help you take your first step toward better health.


Chiropractic Care | Dayton Office of Chiropractic | (859) 431-3624