History

Activator Methods International, Ltd. (AMI) has been providing chiropractic care, resources, and training since 1967. Founded on the principles of clinical research, AMI’s major contribution in history to chiropractic care is the discovery and development of the Activator Method Chiropractic Technique and the associated Activator Adjusting Instruments.

Chairman and Founder, Arlan W. Fuhr D.C. has more than five decades of experience in clinical research and private practice. He has been honored by the profession numerous times, including the industry’s prestigious World Federation of Chiropractic “Honour Award.” AMI has published over 150 scientific peer-reviewed with 26 clinical trials. AMI’s mechanical force, manually-assisted adjusting instrument is recognized and covered by Medicare. Throughout 54 years Activator trains licensed healthcare professionals worldwide. This makes it the most widely used low-force chiropractic technique in the world.

AMI provides online training with Activator Institute VT, which is chiropractic’s #1 post-graduate virtual training platform.  A virtual seminar at your fingertips that is offered in multiple languages to accommodate healthcare professionals worldwide. Our easy-to-use software was custom-built to fit the needs of anyone, anywhere. Optimized for phones, tablets and computers, Activator Institute VT fits your on-the-go lifestyle. Users can pause, stop, and revisit any of the short, interactive training lessons led by Dr. Fuhr and his esteemed colleagues. Our revolutionary competency-based learning algorithms boost comprehension as you begin to master The World’s #1 Instrument Adjusting Method.

Doctors can achieve and maintain Proficiency or Advanced Proficiency Ratings and become part of the exclusive Referral Service of Proficiency Rated Doctors through these seminars and Activator Institute VT.

Activator Methods International, Ltd. Instructors, and Regional Directors are worldwide.