rotational thrust

rotational thrust

Chiropractic
One of the two most common techniques for chiropractic adjustment of the vertebral column, the rotational thrust is a high-velocity, short-distance technique performed on the vertebral column, with the patient lying with the upper body twisted counter to the pelvis at the extreme range of the normal rotation of the spine.

rotational thrust

Chiropractic One of the 2 most common techniques for chiropractic adjustment of the vertebral column. See Chiropractic.
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radial, spiral, or circumferential) on the surface of the rotational thrust bearing to facilitate hydrodynamic pressure generation in the lubricant film and aid in lubricant transport through the groove.
Information on an insurance site for individual care (www.individual-health-plans.com) says this form of healing art, first offered in the 1800s, is becoming more accepted: "Chiropractic caregivers use recoil thrust, rotational thrust, exercise rehabilitation, temperature treatments and nutrition, along with other therapies." Typically, it reports, plans offering coverage for less traditional approaches are only offered through group packages and then only as discount plans (in which the patient receives a discounted fee for service but is responsible for most of the expense).
In the case of rotational thrust bearings couette velocity component is present only in the tangential direction.