What is a chiropractic adjustment?

 

An adjustment is a highly-skilled and precise movement applied by a chiropractor’s hand to the vertebrae of the spine or other joints of the body. Adjustment to the joint restores proper movement and improves function and provides pain relief. Chiropractic manipulation is well studied and a highly trained skill. Adjustments are safe and rarely have any complications, side effects which are usually limited to temporary soreness and mild discomfort. With a thorough and detailed examination our chiropractors will determine if chiropractic care is right for you. If necessary, referral to another health care provider may be required.

Chiropractor (definition): From chiro- (“hand”) + practic from Ancient Greek χείρ (kheír, “hand”) + πρακτικός (praktikós, “concerned with action”