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Chiropractic Adjustments

What is a Chiropractic Adjustment or Manipulation?

The term "adjustment" refers to the realigning of a personal spine or  extremity joint.  The Chiropractor first identifies all areas of misalignment or restriction in the spine or extremity joints, and then uses special manual ("hands on") techniques to correct those abnormalities. 


Why get a chiropractic adjustment done?

Misalignments of the spine can not only cause pain in the spine (neck and back pain), but because the spine houses the spinal cord and all peripheral nerves exit the spine, they can cause other problems as well, such as headaches, upper and lower extremity pain and numbness and tingling, as well as dysfunction of many other joints and muscles.  Suffice to say when  your spine is out of line, everything else is "messed up". Some patients choose to get a chiropractic adjustments if they want an alternative form of treatment that doesn’t involve taking prescription medicines.

What happens during an adjustment?

Each treatment will be unique to your needs. The treatment begins with you lying face down on a chiropractic table that allows certain parts of your body to lift slightly higher than the rest, which helps our chiropractor apply pressure to a specific area. Your chiropractor will use their hands or small instruments to apply a quick, controlled  pressure to a joint or they will gently stretch your joints beyond their normal range of motion. This helps align the vertebrae in your spine if they were slightly off-center and release gases trapped within your joints.

Conditions Treated:
  • Neck and Back Pain

  • Headaches

  • Stiff muscles or muscle aches

  • Lower back pain

  • Pinched Nerves

  • Joint pain & dysfunction

  • Arthritis

  • Sciatica

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Adjustment Benefits:
  • Reduces pain and improves range of motion of your spine and other joints

  • Improves posture

  • Often Improves Sleep

  • Improves Athletic Performance

Make an appointment

Please call 814-274-8486 to schedule an appointment

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