It surprises many of our patients and practice members to learn that chiropractic adjustments don’t treat their symptoms. Granted, it’s their symptoms that often prompt them to consult our practice. But our recommendations, which include a series of chiropractic adjustments, don’t treat their symptoms. In other words, neck adjustments don’t treat neck pain or headaches. And lumbar adjustments don’t treat sciatica or other low back conditions.
Confused? Consider your car key. It doesn’t make your car go. It merely unlocks the potential engineered into your vehicle by its manufacturer. It’s the same with adjustments.
We use adjustments to reduce interference to your nervous system. They restore your body’s ability to function as it was designed to. When spinal joints are able to move correctly, tension in the nervous system is reduced. As better function is restored, your body no longer needs to sound the alarm, and symptoms naturally subside.