Young peoples' bones stop growing by approximately age 20, somewhat earlier in women and somewhat later in men. Long bone growth, that is, in the arm, forearm, thigh, and leg, ceases later and sma ...View Article
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The chiropractic adjustment is a specific motion delivered to a restricted or misaligned joint in order to restore proper function, motion and posture to the body. Chiropractic adjustment is a chiropractic therapy that can be applied by hand (manual adjustment), using an instrument called an “activator” or utilizing drops on specialized tables to achieve the desired outcome.
Chiropractic manipulation is a highly controlled procedure that rarely causes discomfort. The chiropractor adapts the procedure to meet the specific needs of each patient. Patients often note positive changes in their symptoms immediately following treatment. Most conditions take more than one treatment but it is our goal to get you better in a timely matter.
The popping noise often associated with a manual chiropractic adjustment is simply gas escaping from the joint. What is happening is similar to when you take a suction cup off of a counter top and you get a pop. The tension is released when a chiropractic adjustment is performed, creating a popping sound.