What is an Adjustment?

There are hundreds of ways to adjust the spine.

  • A chiropractic adjustment is the art of using a specific force in a precise direction, applied to a joint that is fixed, “locked up”, or not moving properly.   This adds motion to the joint, helping the bones gradually return to a more normal position and motion.  The purpose of this safe and natural procedure is improved spinal function, nervous system function and health.
  • There are many ways to adjust the spine.  Usually, the doctor’s hands or specially designed instruments delivers a brief and highly accurate thrust.  Some adjusting methods are quick, whereas others require a slow and constant pressure.
  • After years of training and clinical experience, each chiropractic doctor becomes highly skilled in the delivery of a variety of adjusting approaches.
  • Check out our section all about chiropractic adjustments, you can even watch some adjustments.