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Chiropractic adjustment is a procedure in which trained chiropractors use their hands or a small instrument to apply a controlled, sudden force to a spinal joint. The goal of chiropractic adjustment, also known as spinal manipulation, is to correct structural alignment and improve your body’s physical function.

You may not be in a lot of pain immediately following the accident, but research indicates that most people will at some point experience symptoms. It is important to allow a health care professional such as a chiropractor, a doctor that is trained in the biomechanics of the human body to help you determine that your body and your health is functioning properly.

No referral is required to seek chiropractic care and you have the right to seek a chiropractor of your choice.

Chiropractic is the most cost effective way to resolve spinal conditions.

The number of visits one goes to a chiropractor for care will be determined in the examination. The doctor will make a specific care plan for each patient depending on the severity of the condition and the time required to resolve that condition.

Chiropractic is a very gentle method for correcting spinal misalignments. The patient should avoid certain activities after their adjustment for a prescribed period of time to give the body sufficient time to heal from their injury and to not aggravate their condition.

Chiropractic is the safest and most effective method of correcting vertebral misalignment and relieving pain. This has been proven in numerous scientific studies.

The Chiropractor applies a specific adjustment to the misaligned vertebrae thereby correcting the cause of the spinal irritation.

Chiropractic is a method of correcting spinal misalignments that can cause pain and symptoms such as neck pain, low back pain, hip pain, and shoulder pain, etc. from a sudden incident or from possible repetitive movements.