Chiropractic is one of the largest primary care professions and focuses on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors are trained to assess, diagnose, and manage disorders and diseases of the spine and nervous system and are skilled in manual manipulation of the joints and spinal vertebrae. They are also trained to educate patients on health-related lifestyle issues, such as exercise, dietary, and other wellness interventions to support their patients in their health goals.
How much does a chiropractic adjustment cost?
Chiropractor in north york treat a variety of muscle, joint and nerve conditions such as neck pain, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, migraines and chronic muscle tension. They work closely with Registered Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists and Physiotherapists to offer a complete team approach to treating patients.
A chiropractic adjustment is safe for most people and does not cause any adverse effects. During a treatment session, the chiropractor will manipulate your spinal segments and move them into their normal range of motion. This may initially cause some soreness, similar to when you have a new workout routine and are moving muscles that have not been moved for a while.
Chiropractors are specially trained to determine when manipulation of the spine or other joints is unsafe or not appropriate. They are very careful not to apply too much pressure or torque that could lead to fractures of the bones in the spine. If you have a fractured bone, the chiropractor will refer you to a medical doctor for consultation and treatment. Chiropractors do not prescribe medications or recommend supplements, unless you are already on a prescription.