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What Does Spinal Manipulation Mean?

on Oct 21, 2020 12:07:51 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | spinal manipulation
Is cracking your back the ultimate solution for backaches, neck pain, and headaches? The answer is... maybe. Back cracking can help relieve you of those pains, but not if you do it yourself. The back cracking we're talking about is spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulations are routinely used to treat pain conditions like back pain and neck pain. It's also used to treat other musculoskeletal conditions by applying force to the spinal joints. The idea behind spinal manipulations is that applying force to problem areas in the spine will restore the spine's structural integrity, improve the nervous system, reduce pain, and allow the body to heal itself naturally. Spinal adjustments of some type have been used for over 100 years. Today, spinal manipulation is used in both Western medicine as well as Asian medicines. In The U.S. and throughout North America, it’s usually performed by chiropractors, osteopathic physicians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. A spinal manipulation typically involves the manual or mechanical applications of thrusts on the lumbar spine and cervical spine. In the article below, we will take a deep dive into spinal manipulation and what it means.
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Chiropractic Care And The Musculoskeletal system

With the rise of the internet and Google, the answer to any question is at our fingertips. With services like Amazon Alexa, we don't even have to type anymore. We ask a question into thin air, and a machine gives us an answer. We have more information at our fingertips than every other generation had before us combined. We carry around the entire collection of the worlds knowledge in our pockets. Even with all this knowledge, there still seems to be confusion about chiropractic care. Some people don't think it's legit. Like it's just another new age alternative medicine that doesn't work. Other people believe in it but aren't sure exactly what it is. They think it's just getting your back popped. It is that in a sense, but it's so much more. Let's take a look at what chiropractic care is, and what it takes care of, the musculoskeletal system . Article Table of Contents: What is the musculoskeletal system? Common musculoskeletal disorders What's a Chiropractor? How does a chiropractor manipulate your musculoskeletal system? Chiropractors and the musculoskeletal system
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