Specific chiropractic is a term used to define the type of chiropractic that prioritizes adjustment of the high cervical vertebrae before adjustment of the rest of the spine.

It comes from the term «upper cervical specific chiropractic».

There are several specific chiropractic techniques: Blair, Orthogonal Atlas, NUCCA, Toggle Recoil, Kale Knee-Chest, Orthospinology, …

The website upcspine.com explains very well the difference between these different techniques.