Chiropractic adjustments are the treatments used by a chiropractor to help patients. The purpose of a chiropractic adjustment is to affect or correct the alignment, motion and/or function of a vertebral joint. Specifically, they are utilized to correct “vertebral subluxations”, the term given to the signs and symptoms that are said by chiropractors to result from abnormal alignment of vertebrae. This procedure can produce a popping or clicking (known as joint cavitation) and is seldom painful. Our doctors specialize in manual techniques to help restore and strengthen injures to the back and neck helping to restore normal function and healing in the body.
When the vertebrae of the spine are subluxated or abnormally aligned, there is an overall effect that causes reactions throughout the support structures of the body which transfer back to the brain via the spinal cord. When there is no longer proper alignment of the vertebra and the joint of the spine no longer correctly function, there is lack of communication between the nerves and organ systems of the body back to the brain. With this dysfunction, illness or injury can occur causing a variety of symptoms, and we can’t function at our peak.