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“Adjustments” are usually the central part of chiropractic treatment

Glanmire Chiropractor, Dr. Kelly adjusting a patient.

Dr. Kelly adjusting a patient.

The chiropractic adjustment is a therapeutic manipulation that uses controlled force, leverage, direction, amplitude, and velocity directed at specific joints. In other words, an adjustment involves a lot more than simply opening up a joint.

Improving Function

Your Chiropractor will most often make these adjustments to the spine, but he or she might adjust other joints, such as the ankle, knee, wrist, elbow, or shoulder in order to restore structural alignment or to improve joint function. Again, proper structure is necessary for proper function, and proper extremity function is an important part of healthy daily living.

A Series of Adjustments may be needed

When being treated for a complaint such as back or neck pain, you will normally receive a series of adjustments, separated by either a day or a few days, to incrementally reduce the irritation and improve normal function. This might continue for several weeks to months, usually diminishing in frequency.

If you can’t tolerate the manual adjustments, you may instead receive mild or non-force techniques.

Non-manual Therapies

Adjustments are often accompanied by non-manual therapies at Glanmire Chiropractic

Adjustments are often accompanied by non-manual therapies.

Adjustments are often accompanied by non-manual therapies such as application of heat or ice, electrical stimulation, orthotic supports for your shoes, rehabilitative exercise, counselling about diet, weight loss, and other lifestyle factors, and nutritional supplements.

Ready to get started? Please call Glanmire Chiropractic Clinic to arrange a time so that we may meet you and discuss your particular health issue.


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