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Welcome to Pacific Spine & Sports inside State-of-the-Art Physical Therapy

Welcome to Pacific Spine & Sports inside State-of-the-Art Physical TherapyWelcome to Pacific Spine & Sports inside State-of-the-Art Physical Therapy

FAQS

Chiropractic Care

Will adjustments make my spine too loose?

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

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Chiropractic offers two ways to help treat injuries. The first method is to help keep your body in the best possible condition so that injuries are less likely to happen – after all, the best injury is one that never occurs. This includes keeping your spine aligned and flexible and keeping tabs on your whole-body flexibility and health.  

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

Will adjustments make my spine too loose?

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

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 Yes. A New Zealand government study found that adjustments are “remarkably safe.” Chiropractic care enjoys an excellent track record. A thorough exam can identify the rare person from whom chiropractic care might be unsuited. 

Will adjustments make my spine too loose?

Will adjustments make my spine too loose?

Will adjustments make my spine too loose?

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 No. Only the spinal joints that are “locked up” receive adjustments. The occasional spinal joints that move too much, are passed over so weakened muscles and ligaments can stabilize and heal. 

How many adjustments will I need?

How many adjustments will I need?

Will adjustments make my spine too loose?

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 The number of adjustments varies with each patient and their individual health goals. Many patients sense some progress within a week or two of frequent visits. Visits are less often as your spine stabilizes. In difficult cases, complete healing can take months or even years. 

Why would a newborn get adjusted?

How many adjustments will I need?

Why would a newborn get adjusted?

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 Even today’s “natural” childbirth methods can affect an infant’s spine. Colic, unusual crying, poor appetite or erratic sleeping habits can be signs of spinal distress. Adjustments are gentle. Knowing exactly where to adjust, no more pressure than you’d use to test the ripeness of a tomato is involved. 

Can I adjust myself?

What does an adjustment feel like?

What does an adjustment feel like?

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 No. Some people can make their joints “pop” but that’s not an adjustment! Adjustments are specific and take years to master. Even your chiropractor must consult a colleague to benefit from chiropractic care 

What does an adjustment feel like?

What does an adjustment feel like?

What does an adjustment feel like?

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 Most patients report a sense of well-being or a feeling of calmness. Since repeated adjustments are necessary, if adjustments didn’t feel good, patients wouldn’t return to finish their care. Chiropractors are experts at making adjustments feel good. 

Can patients with osteoporosis get chiropractic care?

Can patients with osteoporosis get chiropractic care?

Can patients with osteoporosis get chiropractic care?

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 Of course. When developing a care plan, your chiropractor considers the unique circumstances of each patient. There are many ways to adjust the spine. The method selected will be the best suited to your age, size and spinal problem. 

Isn't some back pain normal?

Can patients with osteoporosis get chiropractic care?

Can patients with osteoporosis get chiropractic care?

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 No. Back pain is not normal. It’s your body signaling to you that something is not right. Regular adjustments to the spine release the built-up pressure that often causes muscle tension and irritation in the back and neck.