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Neck Adjustments and Stroke: Cause vs Association

Neck pain and some types of headaches are sometimes treated through neck adjustment. Neck adjustment (also called cervical spine manipulation) works to improve joint mobility in the neck, restoring range of motion, and reducing muscle spasm, which helps relieve pressure and tension. Neck adjustment is a precise procedure that is generally applied by hand to the joints of the […]

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Is Chiropractic Safe? Benefits, Risks, and Alternatives to Spine Manipulation

Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, headaches, joint pain of the arms or legs, and other neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Although chiropractic has an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects.

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What is Spinal Manipulation?

Spinal manipulation goes by several different popular terms: spinal manipulation therapy (SMT), chiropractic treatment, chiropractic manipulation, chiropractic adjustment, and spinal adjustment. Most people know it by the audible effect of the treatment: “joint popping, back popping, neck popping.”  Beyond that, the science and clinical rationale for spinal manipulation is not commonly known.  This is unfortunate, […]

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