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How a Chiropractic Treatment Really Works

By Genevieve Cunningham

Chiropractic care is an often misunderstood practice. People may talk about going to the clinic to get their neck popped or to pop their back into place. While these aren’t terrible descriptions for layman’s terms, they’re not exactly the goal of chiropractic care. It's a bit more complicated than simply popping things into place. To get a better understanding of what might happen at your trip to the clinic, check out this simple guide to how treatment from a chiropractor really works.

What Should You Expect?

If you’ve never been to the clinic at all, you may really have zero expectations. The good news is that it’s not a scary place. You can expect tons of questions related to your particular ailments as well as you general health and lifestyle. You’ll also get an exam that includes a focus on the spine. Afterward, you may receive treatment to the spine, and you’ll probably make a plan for long-term visits before you leave.

What Will the Chiropractor Do?

So what exactly does a treatment entail? It’s often described as “popping,” but it’s a lot more than that. Though it might be accompanied by a harmless popping sound, the chiropractor is actually adjusting the vertebrae of your spine to eliminate joint restriction. They'll use their hands and a twisting of the body to make sure the vertebrae are in their proper location and lying in alignment with the other parts of the spine. This ensures proper function and reduces symptoms such as back and neck pain, joint discomfort, headaches, a lack of energy, and many others. It generally doesn’t hurt at all, and instead is often followed by a feeling of relief.

Where Should You Go For Care?

If you would like to try chiropractic care for yourself, visit with chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic. The Joint is a place where getting care is an enjoyable experience. You won’t have to hassle with insurance, but can instead use their affordable pricing plan. You won’t have to squeeze in an appointment, but can instead use their walk-in visits to go at your leisure. Chiropractors do way more than simply pop your back, but you won’t fully understand the benefits until you go for yourself. Boost your health starting today with a simple visit to The Joint in your location.

To learn more about your health and wellness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic.

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