Chiropractic adjustments

Adjustments (Manipulation) focus on restoring motion to a joint that has become fixated as the result of daily stress or injury.  The therapy has been shown to be safe and effective for many conditions including but not limited to:

Physiotherapy
Neck Pain

Research:

Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, Young I, Fernandez-de-Las Peñas C, Hagins M, Stanislawski T, Donley J, Buck D, Hooks TR, Cleland JA. Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016 Feb 6;17:64. doi: 10.1186/s12891-016-0912-3. PMID: 26852024; PMCID: PMC4744384.

Zhu L, Wei X, Wang S. Does cervical spine manipulation reduce pain in people with degenerative cervical radiculopathy? A systematic review of the evidence, and a meta-analysis. Clin Rehabil. 2016 Feb;30(2):145-55. doi: 10.1177/0269215515570382. Epub 2015 Feb 13. PMID: 25681406.

Physiotherapy
Back Pain

Research:

Fagundes Loss J, de Souza da Silva L, Ferreira Miranda I, Groisman S, Santiago Wagner Neto E, Souza C, Tarragô Candotti C. Immediate effects of a lumbar spine manipulation on pain sensitivity and postural control in individuals with nonspecific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. Chiropr Man Therap. 2020 Jun 3;28(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s12998-020-00316-7. PMID: 32487243; PMCID: PMC7268612.

Schneider et al. Comparison of spinal manipulation methods and usual medical care for acute and

subacute low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. Spine 2015 Feb 15;40(4):209-17.

Headache
Headaches

Research:

Espí-López GV, Zurriaga-Llorens R, Monzani L, Falla D. The effect of manipulation plus massage therapy versus massage therapy alone in people with tension-type headache. A randomized controlled clinical trial. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2016 Oct;52(5):606-617. Epub 2016 Mar 18. PMID: 26989818.

Tuchin PJ, Pollard H, Bonello R. A randomized controlled trial of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for migraine. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2000 Feb;23(2):91-5. PMID: 10714533.

Physiotherapy
Joint Pain/Stiffness

Research:

Brantingham JW, Cassa TK, Bonnefin D, Jensen M, Globe G, Hicks M, Korporaal C. Manipulative therapy for shoulder pain and disorders: expansion of a systematic review. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2011 Jun;34(5):314-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2011.04.002. PMID: 21640255.

Brantingham JW, Cassa TK, Bonnefin D, Pribicevic M, Robb A, Pollard H, Tong V, Korporaal C. Manipulative and multimodal therapy for upper extremity and temporomandibular disorders: a systematic review. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2013 Mar-Apr;36(3):143-201. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 May 20. PMID: 23697915.

If you're curious if spinal manipulation/adjustments would be right for you, please feel free to give us a call!