A chiropractic adjustment is a a general term which refers to the action of applying force to manipulate the spine. In doing this a release of pressure and change in alignment is achieved.
Chiropractors must be certified and go to school to obtain their doctorate degree in chiropractic. Chiropractic education while similar to medical education is not the same thing entirely. Chiropractors have the necessary training in every medical field with plenty of hands on experience.
Yes, chiropractic care is completely safe. It is suitable for all ages and conditions. Chiropractors must go to school and become certified, making them licensed practitioners.
No. Chiropractic adjustments are gentle and painless. Although, an audible cracking noise is sometimes heard. This is just the movement of fluid in your joints. The body may feel discomfort or soreness after. This is just the body reacting to being put back into alignment and should go away shortly there after.
No, this decision is ultimately up to you! The benefit for which you hope to enjoy from chiropractic is open to your discretion. However, we do advise our patients to consider lifetime chiropractic wellness care. In doing so, the long-term, lasting benefits of care can be enjoyed.
Yes, children are often injured too! It is completely safe to have a child adjusted. We begin seeing children as young as 6-months. Many times infants have digestion issues or suffer from constipation. These issues can cause the infant to not sleep well at night. A chiropractic adjustment has been proven very successful in children. Its non-evasive and typically brings instant relief.