Minnesota Chiropractic Subluxation Treatments
Subluxations are among the most common conditions chiropractors treat. A subluxation is when vertebrae are out of alignment. This can lead to a number of different health problems if left untreated. Vertebrae protect your spinal cord, the main transmitter of messages from your brain to the rest of your body. Subluxations are capable of interrupting the passage of these messages by obstructing the nerves. When the brain is not able to communicate effectively with the rest of the body, it can lead to less than optimal organ function which, in turn, can lead to an overall less healthy body.
There are a number of causes of subluxations. These can be things that you do on a regular basis and you may not even be aware that they are harmful to your body. Some of the most common causes are poor posture or ergonomics, poor diet, and drug or alcohol use. These can all contribute to poor spinal health. Subluxations can also be caused by physical injuries including auto, work, or sports related injuries.
Symptoms of Subluxations
Symptoms of subluxations are vast and include neck or back pain, headaches, back spasms, joint pain, numbness in the arms or legs, fatigue, or a general feeling of poor health. Though you may not be suffering from any of these symptoms it doesn’t mean that chiropractic consultation holds no benefit for you. Many of our patients say they have an immediate sense of “feeling better” after an adjustment, even when they didn’t think there was anything wrong with them to begin with.
We would encourage you to come in and see us for a routine examination to check for subluxations and discover just how good you can feel after a chiropractic adjustment. Please contact our office today for more information.