Subluxation

Do you believe you are experiencing subluxation? Here at Growing Tree Chiropractic we offer services to help fix subluxations. All of our services are geared to help you heal and be able to experience a more comfortable life. We know that when it comes to living with a subluxation life can become very difficult. The sooner we can get you scheduled to work on diagnosing and fixing your subluxation the better you will feel.

What is subluxation?

What is a Subluxation? Subluxations are extremely common and occur when a vertebrae is knocked out of place. This causes the vertebrae to no longer function resulting in a variety of symptoms, of which are listed below. Moreover, the location of the out of place vertebrae is point in which the spine needs to manipulated to fix the subluxation. Subluxations can be considered to be slight fractures. Thusly, Subluxations can cause many health problems if left untreated.

What are the signs and symptoms?

If you believe that you might be suffering from a Subluxation you may experience the following:

  • Dizziness or balance problems.
  • Reduced range of motion or spinal mobility.
  • Spinal muscle tightness, weakness or spasms.
  • Pain, numbness or tingling sensation in the extremities.
  • Joint pain, soreness or tenderness.

Not all of these symptoms seem like serious injuries and they might go overlooked but subluxations if untreated can lead to serious health and mobility problems. When they occur they can cause problems with your entire nervous system. Thusly, if you believe you can may be suffering from one it needs to be looked at by a professional as soon as possible. Do not hesitate to make an appointment at Growing tree chiropractic.

What causes subluxation?

Subluxations are most commonly caused by some type of physical stress. These types of stress can be the result of slipping on a wet floor or from falling down a staircase. Subluxations can also be the result of improperly moving any kind of heavy object.so take caution when a friend asks you to assist them in moving. Always lift with your legs and not your back so that you are able to lift properly. Subluxations can also be the result of small repetitive movements such as twisting. They can also be the caused from traumas such as being involved in a car accident. Moreover, Subluxations can be the result of any kind of joint injury especially in the back more importantly in the spine.

How do you fix subluxation?

How is subluxation corrected?  A skilled chiropractor, such as the ones we employ here at Growing Tree Chiropractic, can fix subluxations and other misalignments. The chiropractors restore the misaligned vertebrae to their proper position in the spinal column. This procedure is done manually by completing what is known as a spinal adjustment. Chiropractors complete these adjustments by utilizing a quick but gentle movement. The Growing tree chiropractors know how to apply the correct amount of force to the specific joint that is misaligned to help remove the subluxation. When this procedure is completed correctly great relief can be felt throughout the body and the healing process can begin. Once the healing process has begun you will being to experience increased mobility of the problem joint and improved overall spinal function.