Canadian Chiropractic Association Handouts
Chiropractic: Safe and Effective Health Care
Answering Your Questions About Neck Adjustment. Chiropractic care has a strong safety record and is widely accepted as a drug-free, surgery-free form of health care. However, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects – even common non-prescription pain relievers carry a risk. Fortunately, adverse effects associated with chiropractic adjustment are usually minor and short-term.(772.5 KiB)
Chiropractic Cervical Adjustment
Cervical adjustment, also known as neck manipulation, is a precise manual procedure applied to the joints of the neck. Cervical adjustment works to improve joint mobility in the neck, restoring range of motion, and reducing muscle hypertonicity thereby relieving pressure and tension.(49.3 KiB)
Chiropractic Care and Your Neck Pain
Neck pain can have a significant effect on the quality of your life and your ability to get on with daily activities. Neck pain is a common cause of discomfort and disability. It is estimated that more than one-fifth of Canadians may be experiencing neck pain at any time. The chiropractic treatment of neck pain focuses on reducing your pain, restoring the movement in your neck, and improving its strength and function.