A permutation of chiropractic developed in 1979 by D Epstein, which is based on traditional chiropractic adjustments. Network chiropractic uses a unified sequence of 12 techniques, which consist of gentle touching and tapping to release tension in the brain and spinal cord to return a patient to his or her state of harmony, vitality and health. Epstein reports that some patients respond to the release reaction with laughter, screams or assume strange postures; if the network method does not have the desired effect, the practitioner will then “reflect” into standard chiropractic techniques.
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