There a many reasons why an individual may require chiropractic care. These are all unique to the person and their ailments. You may need to see a chiropractor for pain relief of for more serious spinal concerns which may need long term attention through rehabilitation. Others may see chiropractic services as a way to achieve an overall better sense of health.
Your body is controlled through a complex system of nerve connections throughout your spine and brain. Your spinal cord is an integral part of the system that keeps you going. This is protected by the bone connections that stretch from your skull to the base of your spine.
If for any reason your skeletal structure begins to restrict movement around your spinal joints, this can lead to sublaxation. Essentially, your spinal structure may be effecting the important nerve connections that control your movement resulting in pain and restricted physical ability.
In order to correct sublaxation or any issues which may arise through the displacement of your vertebrae and other important bone and muscle structures, you may need the help of a chiropractor. Specialise adjustments completed by a qualified chiropractor can result in smoother movement and a better overall function.
A qualified chiropractor will use a specific skill called an adjustment to return your body to its normal function. An adjustment comprises of applying force to a pre-determined direction to return motion to an ill-functioning joint.
Applied correctly, an adjustment can assist you in achieving improved spinal function, releasing any pressure on your nerves and associated muscles, ultimately leading to an improved overall health and level of comfort.
An adjustment may be completed through either the use of a chiropractor’s own hands and physical body weight or with chiropractic tools and equipment. Your individual circumstances will determine which method of adjustment is chosen for your body and treatment.
Chiropractors are highly skilled individuals who must complete specific education requirements as well as clinical training. Adjustments require specific knowledge and skills, so ensure you choose a professional and qualified chiropractor.
To find out more about how chiropractic care could help you contact us at the Aligned Chiropractic clinic on (07) 4927 2131.