At Livingston Chiropractic Clinic, Dr. Sunil Verma offers chiropractic adjustments in Livingston, CA for people struggling with back pain. Also known as spinal manipulation, a chiropractic adjustment reduces inflammation, improves spinal nerve function, and alleviates joint pressure in the spine. Although most doctors use adjustments or manipulation to treat back pain, the techniques are also used to treat headaches and allergies.
How Do Chiropractic Adjustments Work?
With over 100 available techniques doctors can use, a chiropractic adjustment (also known as spinal manipulation) involves using controlled twisting and force to put vertebrae back in their proper position. When vertebrae are out of position, the body's musculoskeletal and central nervous system responds. An adjustment restores proper vertebrae positioning, which simultaneously enhances joint function throughout the spine.
What to Expect From Treatment
Chiropractors are trained to use a small instrument or their hands to perform adjustments. However, Dr. Verma will build a personalized treatment plan based on each patient's symptoms and pain level. If an adjustment is recommended, the doctor will apply a controlled force to the affected area. Many patients report feeling a cracking or popping sensation after each adjustment.
Adjustments can alleviate pain caused by neck-related injuries, joint issues in the shoulders, arms or legs, pain from whiplash, sports injuries or a host of other musculoskeletal injuries. Most treatments take less than an hour, and some patients experience mild soreness or tiredness after an adjustment. However, these issues usually resolve themselves within a few hours.
Many patients also report feeling immediate relief after an adjustment. But, most people won't experience the full benefits after three or more treatments, depending on the severity of the problem. Additionally, Dr. Verma may offer tips on how to improve your posture and stretches you can easily add to your everyday routine.
To learn more about chiropractic adjustments in Livingston, CA and how they can reduce or eliminate back pain, headaches, joint dysfunction and a host of other musculoskeletal problems, contact our team and Dr. Verma at Livingston Chiropractic Clinic by calling (209) 394-0660 today.