The Activator tool is a low-force, high-speed chiropractic adjusting instrument that provides consistent, accurate thrusts to aid healing of spinal and peripheral injuries, states Activator Methods International. Arlan Fuhr, a chiropractic doctor, created the tools and the technique, which are gentle enough for both children and the elderly.
Activator Methods International, based in Phoenix, Arizona, has provided care, training and resources in the field of chiropractic since 1967, notes the company's website. Dr. Fuhr holds numerous patents for his inventions and developments related to the Activator chiropractic tools and techniques. Fuhr teaches the adjustment method to chiropractic students, practitioners and instructors nationally and worldwide.