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Golden Valley Chiropractor | Golden Valley chiropractic care | MN | Adjustments & Manipulation

Levernier Chiropractic, PA 

8441 Wayzata Blvd Suite 370  Golden Valley, MN 55426

(763) 307-5530

Adjustments & Manipulation



Adjustment_2.jpg Adjustments, or spinal manipulation, are the specific movement of vertebrae in the spine. The objective of this movement is to realign vertebrae that have moved out of place for any number of reasons, ranging from normal daily activity, repetive trauma, or acute trauma such as a car accident.

When vertebrae are misaligned, it impacts a larger region, where localized dysfunction leads to compensation in other areas of the body, and has an overall effect on muscles and nerves.  The area of compensation may in fact be the first area of symptomatology.  In plain words, an example being that your neck pain may be due to a non painful shoulder dysfunction.  Until the cause of the problem is corrected, your symptoms may never completely resolve.

An adjustment is often a pressure from the chiropractor utilizing the hands or an instrument to restore motion to a restricted joint complex. This happens with a quick movement and is often without discomfort. You may hear a noise that sounds like you're cracking your knuckles referred to as joint cavitation. It is the release of gases such as oxygen and nitrogen from the joint.

Overall, adjustments are one piece to a potentially larger puzzle to keep the body functioning at its highest level. When the body is in alignment, the body is able to respond and perform as it was designed to.

Golden Valley Chiropractor | Adjustments & Manipulation. Dr. Brian Levernier is a Golden Valley Chiropractor.