Manipulation vs Adjustment

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What’s the difference between a Manipulation and an Adjustment?

Are all adjustments the same?

Is there a difference between spinal manipulation and structural/postural improvement?

Mobilizing the joints of the spine is a practice most chiropractors, some physical therapists and a few osteopaths use to alleviate patients’ pain and enhance their range of motion. This care can be effective for short-term pain relief.

Research has proven that the source of a person’s pain can often be traced back to poor spinal position/structure. Although spinal manipulation may provide temporary relief, it is not a long-term or lasting solution to the existing health problem.

Therefore, in addition to mobilizing, we work to biomechanically and permanently improve posture/spinal structure if it deviates significantly from the norm, creating long-term pain relief and long-term enhancement of overall body functioning.

The impact of spinal structural improvement is far-reaching:

  • Halting/slowing spinal degeneration/arthritis
  • Less mechanical stress on internal organs
  • Better range of motion
  • Increased energy and overall health
  • Ability to do things again that you thought were lost forever!

Ask a trusted chiropractor in Tucker, GA if the spinal structural improvement is right for you to achieve optimal health and wellness.

About the Author
Dr. David A. Shapiro
Dr. David Shapiro, DC, CEO of Complete Spine Solutions

A graduate of Life University, School of Chiropractic 1993 (4600 postgraduate hours). Board-certified licensed Doctor of Chiropractic. Passed 3 national board tests and the state of Georgia board examination. Also certified in therapeutic modalities.

Advanced Certified in Chiropractic BioPhysics, the most evidence-based technique in chiropractic. He’s been in private practice for over 25 years.

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