Getting Adjusted by a Chiropractor
Adjustment and joint manipulation are done using the hands or a small instrument to put a sudden or controlled pressure to the joint of the spine. This procedure aims to improve the body’s physical function and ease the pain on the joints.
Different Pain That Chiropractors Can Help Its Patients.
- Low back pain
- Neck pain
- A headache
No special preparation is required before the adjustment. This kind of treatments requires some visits but most of the time some people attain of maximum ten appointments and many insurance policies are now covering chiropractic care.
What Happens During a Chiropractic Procedure
During the treatment, your chiropractor will place you in specific positions depending on the affected area. Most of the time it is lying face down on a padded table, and the treatment that consists of applying controlled force can be done. The chiropractor will push the joint to its usual range of motion, and you may hear cracking and popping sounds during the session.