Since its beginnings more than 100 years ago, chiropractic has been based on the scientific fact that the nervous system controls the functions of every cell, tissue, organ and system of your body. When the 24 bones that protect the spinal cord lose their normal position or motion, delicate nerve tissue can become choked or irritated. If a thorough examination reveals malfunctioning areas of the spine, chiropractic adjustments are recommended to help correct this condition.
How Chiropractic Works
A chiropractic adjustment involves the use of specific force in a precise direction, applied to a joint that is fixated, “locked up,” or not moving properly. Adjustments help return the bones to a more normal position or motion, relieving pain and ill health.
Adjustments help normalize spinal function and avoid bone and soft tissue degeneration. When nervous system function improves in this way, the body can begin the natural healing process.