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HEALTH BLOG

Are Chiropractic Adjustments Effective?

There's no doubt that chiropractic adjustments can help treat certain types of pain and injuries. But are they really effective? This is a question that many people ask, and our team at MCR Chiropractic in Massachusetts is here to answer it. Chiropractic adjustments are a procedure in which trained chiropractors use their hands or a small tool to apply gentle, controlled force to a spinal or even an extremity joint. The goal of this treatment is to improve mobility, posture, nerve function and relieve pain.

Different Types of Chiropractic Adjustments

There are different types of chiropractic adjustments and the type that a chiropractor will use depends on your condition. The most common types include:

  • Diversified Technique
  • Gonstead Adjustment
  • Activator Method
  • Thompson Drop Table Technique
  • Flexion and Distraction

What Conditions Can Chiropractic Adjustments Help?

Chiropractic adjustments can help treat a variety of conditions, including:

How Do Chiropractic Adjustments Work?

Chiropractic adjustments help restore motion and function to the joints that have become restricted. When a joint is restricted, it can cause pain and inflammation. By restoring motion to the joint, the pain and inflammation are reduced, and function is regained. The adjustment also has a pronounced effect on the nerve and nervous system that has been clinically shown to improve nerve function, as well as help with chronic pain. 

Why Choose Chiropractic Adjustments?

Chiropractic adjustments a drug-free, non-invasive treatment for pain relief and improved function. They are also relatively quick and easy, with most appointments lasting less than 30 minutes, making it very convenient to fit into busy schedules.

Schedule an Evaluation with MCR Chiropractic

If you're interested in learning more about chiropractic care and adjustments and whether they could be right for you, we encourage you to schedule a consultation at MCR Chiropractic. Our team of experienced and licensed chiropractors is happy to answer any questions you may have and help you determine if this treatment is right for you. We have 19 locations in Massachusetts so finding a convenient office near you shouldn't be a problem. Find a clinic nearest you and schedule an appointment today by filling out the form below.