Updated: Sep 26, 2020
At Comprehensive Chiropractic we hear this question all the time, “What actually happens when I get adjusted?”. There are many common misconceptions when it comes to this question, but today we are going to tell you why an adjustment is such beneficial treatment, and why patients get so much relief from it.
If you have ever wondered or even been concerned about what produces that popping sound when your chiropractor adjusts you, don’t worry, it is completely normal and a healthy process in which the gas between the joints is being released. Just as one may “pop” their knuckles, that audible being heard is the exact same physiological process of having your neck or back adjusted. So rest assured, your bones are not being relocated or shifted back into place, even though it may feel or sound like it.
There are many aspects to the effects of the adjustment, and it is continuously being studied to further understand the therapeutic effect it has on patients with spine pain. So today we are about to dive in on the top three beneficial features of having your spine adjusted.