What is a Chiropractic Adjustment?

A chiropractic adjustment, also known as chiropractic manipulation, manual manipulation, or spinal manipulation, is a common therapeutic treatment for neck and back pain. Chiropractic manipulation has also been shown to be beneficial in treating several symptoms and areas including headaches, shoulder pain, elbow pain, wrist pain, as well as hip, knee, ankle and foot pain!

A chiropractic adjustment refers to a chiropractor applying force to the vertebrae or joint that has abnormal movement patterns or fail to function normally with the goals of increasing range of motion, reducing nerve irritability, improving function and decreasing pain.