Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t have pain, should I still see a chiropractor?

This is a great question that is frequently asked.  Its important for you to know that spinal dysfunction always happens before back pain or neck pain, making most subluxations “silent”

Your body also has a natural way of altering your mechanics to avoid pain when dysfunction is present, which is a smart move in the short term, but not good if you don’t eventually correct the dysfunction.

What is an adjustment?

A chiropractic adjustment typicaly involves a high velocity, low amplitude thrust applied to a vertebra, with the goal of restoring proper motion and relieving pressure on the nervous system.  There are many different adjustment techniques used by chiropractors; your chiropractor will determine what techniques are appropriate for you.

Is chiropractic painful?

Chiropractic care is generally not painful as doctors o chiropractic are trained to use gentle, effective techniques.

Is chiropractic safe?

Chiropractic is a non-invasive, drug-free discipline meaning tha the risks associated with it are very low.  Adverse events are very rare and your chirorpractor will assess you individually for any risks before commencing care.

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