The Chiropractic Adjustment
Chiropractic adjustments feel great. If chiropractic adjustment techniques didnt, it would be difficult to coax patients into returning for the multiple visits necessary to make lasting spinal changes.
This is a common concern. Naturally, if youre suffering from some type of spinal pain, the thought of someone moving things around probably sounds, well, scary. Relax. Because of a chiropractors extensive training, skill and experience, most chiropractic adjustments are like lifting a heavy rock off your toe. Many patients report an almost immediate sense of ease.
Chiropractic Adjustments Versus Spinal Manipulation
Chiropractic adjustments delivered by a licensed chiropractor are different from the more general spinal manipulation delivered by non-chiropractors. Where chiropractic adjustments are specific, spinal manipulation is usually more general and designed to merely mobilize a joint. Spinal manipulation is more fully described here.
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