Chiropractic Care

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Chiropractic Treatment

Spinal adjustments are the foundation of chiropractic treatment. Spinal adjustments are used successfully to treat a variety of musculoskeletal and soft tissue disorders. Spinal adjustments, or manipulation, consist of applying a quick but gentle pressure to the subluxated or misaligned vertebrae in a very specific manner. As an alternative, lighter or low force techniques including activator, active release and drop piece adjustments can also be used. Generally, adjustments are not painful and provide almost immediate relief from discomfort. Many years of study and practice are necessary to require the knowledge and skill necessary to provide an effective and safe spinal adjustment. Continued research has proven that spinal adjustments are the most effective treatment in numerous conditions, including back and neck pain. The therapeutic goal of spinal adjustments is to correct and restore the structural, biomechanical and neurological abnormalities which lead to back and neck pain as well as joint and muscle discomfort and a variety of other conditions