A subluxation occurs when 1 or more bones of the spine move out of position. This creates pressure or irritation on the nerves, then causing the nerves to malfunction. It can also interfere with the signals traveling over those nerves.
Your nervous system controls all the functions of the body. So, if the signals traveling through the system can’t get where they need to go, your body won’t function at 100%.
Yes. However, it’s important that you share information about your surgery. Your chiropractic doctor will avoid the affected areas, and will focus on the areas above and below. These areas are often indirectly affected by back surgery.
It’s up to you. Many people seek chiropractic care on a regular basis as part of their preventative health care. Others patients seek care for a specific goal, then decide to continue occasional treatment to maintain the gains they’ve achieved. Still others reach their goals and discontinue treatment.
Experience shows that patients who receive at least occasional ongoing treatment:
Better maintain their gains
Are able to identify future problems earlier and so need less treatment later on
No matter your goals, we’ll work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your needs.