How can Chiropractic help me? Chiropractic can help you by maintaining your spine in proper alignment. Misaligned spine irritate nerves, blood vessels, and cause pains and dysfunctions in muscles and organs which in turn affects the way your body communicates with your brain through your spine. It is a hands-on, holistic, alternative health care approach to facilitate better health and increase livelihood as being the nueromusculoskeletal professionals and a lifestyle of health care.
What is an adjustment?
The gentle specific correction of a subluxation* by hands or device to remove the pressure on the nerves thus facilitate normalize proper function and optimize health. *Subluxation refers to a spinal bone that isn't in its right position or not moving in its normal range of motion caused from physical trauma, emotional stress, or chemical imbalance.
Can I adjust myself? No. Some people may make their joints “pop” and think they've made an adjustment. Wrong! Damage can occur by “self-manipulating” a joint with weakened muscles and ligaments. Even your chiropractor must consult a colleague to personally benefit from chiropractic care.
Does the adjustment hurt?
Most chiropractic adjustments are not only virtually painless; they actually feel great and relieving. In cases of a recent injury, inflamed tissue may react to adjustments and cause some discomfort. Application of ice after treatment may soothe any irritation.