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.
Yes! As with any other medical profession, a chiropractor attends chiropractic school and earns a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Chiropractic school has a curriculum very similar to medical school.
Yes, chiropractic care is completely safe. It is suitable for all ages and conditions.
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 fine to have a child of any age adjusted.