An adjustment is a specific manual procedure using carefully directed and controlled pressure to restore spinal bones to their normal position and motion, eliminating nervous system interference.
No! In fact most people feel a sense of ease and relaxation after an adjustment.
Manitoba Health covers a portion of every chiropractic appointment up to a maximum of 12 per year. Patient's personal health insurance will often cover most of the remaining balance!
Usually, yes. The body needs both time and repetition to retrain the muscles supporting your spine and to reestablish the proper position and motion of individual vertebrae.
Children respond quickly. Adults take longer as most spinal problems result from years of neglect. Progress depends upon your personal history, diet, exercise and regularity of your adjustments.
Exceptionally safe. Years of training and experience of giving thousands of adjustments leave little chance for receiving any serious negative reaction to your chiropractic care. In fact research shows that adjustments are 1000 times safer than taking over the counter pain medication.
The degenerative effects of spinal decay worsen with time. Pain may dissipate, but will often return months or years later, only as a far worse condition. Unfortunately, long standing spinal problems are difficult or sometimes impossible to correct.
Yes! It is important to maintain proper spinal alignment and nerve function during this time. In fact research has shown that labor takes less time and is less painful for those mothers that undergo chiropractic care during their pregnancy.
Yes! Sports, falls, learning to walk, or even the birthing process can place a great deal of stress on the spine. Left alone, these traumas can hinder a child's growth and affect their health. Regular spinal check-ups promote normal development and prevent problems from occurring.