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.