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Chiropractic Adjustments

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Chiropractic adjustments add energy to your spine that is used by your body to help right itself.

The word chiropractic comes from the Greek meaning “done by hand,” but, there are many ways to adjust the spine.

Whether done with actual hands, various types of handheld instruments, or by other means, a chiropractic adjustment is distinguished by the chiropractor’s intention and skill.

It surprises many to learn that the intent of chiropractic adjustments is NOT to treat a disease, reduce pain or any other symptom. Granted, that’s a frequent result, but that’s not the purpose of chiropractic adjustments! Instead, the intent of chiropractic adjustments is to help revive your nervous system’s ability to function more normally, therefore allowing the entire body to function optimally!

Helping your spine and nervous system to function to the best of its ability is the century-old basis of chiropractic. Treating symptoms and curing various diseases is the practice of medicine. Both have their place.

What do chiropractic adjustments feel like? Usually quite pleasant. Often patients mention that not only do they move better, but that they feel less “stress” within their body and report a pleasant sense of ease and well-being.