Chiropractic Manipulation

Joint manipulation is a method of mobilizing a joint in order to aid the treatment and recovery of an injury. The purpose of joint manipulations is to increase therange of motion and mobility of the injured joint. It’s usually considered to be an alternative treatment used by practitioners such as chiropractors and osteopaths.

Chiropractic Manipulation-which is many times referred to as the "adjustment". It is one of the more commonly applied treatment options. The purpose of the manipulation is to restore joint motion through the application of a controlled force into the restricted joint. Restoration of normalized joint movement alleviates pain and muscle tightness which further allows for improved healing. Medical literature points out that joints that are allowed to remain in dysfunction (restricted) begin to degenerate.