Is Chiropractic care safe?

Today’s Question: “Is Chiropractic care safe?” Yes! Statistics prove that chiropractic care is one of the safest types of healthcare in the world. You only need to compare the malpractice premiums paid by chiropractors to those paid by medical doctors. Doctors of Chiropractic pay only a small fraction (approx. 1/20) of the price medical doctors […]

What causes the sound made during a chiropractic adjustment?

Today’s Question: “What causes the sound made during a chiropractic adjustment?” That sound you hear is not your spine “cracking” or “popping” like most people assume. That sound is created by gas (in this case, nitrogen) rushing in to fill the partial vacuum created when the joints are slightly separated. Another example of this phenomenon […]

Is it bad to “crack” your back or neck a lot?

Today’s Question: “Is it bad to “crack” your back or neck a lot?” This question is frequently asked because people associate the “cracking” or “popping” of one’s back or neck with a chiropractic adjustment. The two are not the same thing! If a person has a desire to “crack” his/her neck (or back) it is […]

Can I adjust myself?

Today’s Question: “Can I adjust myself?” No. Since a chiropractic adjustment is a specific force, applied in a specific direction to a specific joint, it is virtually impossible to adjust oneself correctly and accurately. It is possible to turn or bend or twist in certain ways to create a “popping” sound that sometimes accompanies a […]

How does Chiropractic work?

Today’s Question: “How does Chiropractic work?” Chiropractic works by restoring your body’s inborn ability to be healthy. When under the proper control of your nervous system, all the cells, tissues, and organs of your body are designed to resist disease and ill health. The chiropractic approach to better health is to locate and remove interferences […]