What Happens When You Receive an Adjustment?
The chiropractic adjustment or correction is a procedure performed by your chiropractor using his/ her hands or a special instrument. The purpose of this procedure is to correct a condition or abnormality that is called a subluxation.
A subluxation is an unhealthy state of your body reflected in your spine, structural system, muscles, and nerves. Some people refer to the subluxation as a blockage, others as interference, others as stagnation of energy. Subluxations may be caused by physical, emotional, and toxic stress. They are very common and are found in every age group. For example, they may be found in newborns due to birth trauma, in children (from falls and accidents), and in fact, in anyone who lives on a planet with gravity (that means all of us).
Because of the many things that can cause a subluxation, the moment your subluxations are corrected (adjusted or released), hundreds, if not thousands, of body functions and activities may be affected.