Chiropractic adjustments realign joints that have become immobilized and have limited proper function of nearby nerves. Adjustments can be accomplished in several ways.
For some problems, a steady constant pressure is utilized.
For another, a sudden thrust is needed.
For still another, an instrument distributes carefully focused energy.
There may be one or more areas that require adjustment and sometimes a popping sound occurs. Patients report feeling at ease after an adjustment, and look forward to their next visit. As adjustments are specifically targeted to your particular health problem, size and age, newborns to seniors can benefit from this chiropractic procedure.
We would be happy to discuss your health concerns in a no-obligation consultation.
Yes. A study by the New Zealand government concluded that chiropractic adjustments are “remarkably safe.” The majority of the population can benefit from chiropractic care. A complete examination will reveal the rare individual who may be unsuited for chiropractic treatment.
All chiropractic treatment is individualized so the time frame varies. Many patients feel some progress within a week or two of regularly scheduled sessions. As the spine stabilizes, less frequent visits are necessary. For particularly difficult cases, healing may take months or years.
The birthing process is stressful on an infant’s spine. Signs that there may be a problem include colic, excessive crying, inconsistent sleeping habits and poor appetite. Adjustments for these tiny babies is extremely gentle.
No, any type of pain is abnormal, as it is the way your body signals that there is a problem or that a limit has been reached. Even when pain dissipates, the underlying issue remains and can degrade until it is more complicated to resolve.
Yes, and we will not treat the surgically altered area of your spine. Since surgery may produce reactions above and below the treated area, it may be best to focus on other areas for your chiropractic care.
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