Adjustments and Manipulation

chiropractic adjustment

Dr. Jason Golightley of the Golightley Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Midland, TX makes effective spine adjustment treatments available to all his patients.

How Does a Spine Adjustment Benefit You?

Chiropractors spend years studying the human body so they can safely and effectively administer spinal adjustments. But if you’ve never gotten one, you may still be hesitant to put yourself on the receiving end of those manipulation techniques. At the very least, you may not be certain that they can do much for you.

Before you decide if you want to write off spinal adjustments, you should first understand the potential benefits they provide.

First off, spinal manipulations excel at relieving back pain. Your back pain may be related to misalignments along your spine called subluxations. That kind of thing can also happen if you have herniated discs.

The manipulation techniques administered by your chiropractor can set the discs bulging along your spine back in place.

Your chiropractor can also help you out if you’ve been struggling with a case of sciatica. Sciatica is a condition born from excess pressure being applied to the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down each leg.

The aforementioned condition is characterized by sharp pain that affects the lower half of your body. It may also be accompanied by symptoms such as weakness, tingling sensations, and even numbness.

It’s important to note that sciatica is a condition that may emerge if you have a bulging disc in your spine. The bulging disc itself may be the reason why your sciatic nerve is being exposed to damaging amounts of pressure.

A chiropractor can treat both your herniated disc and your sciatica during your treatment session.

Visit Dr. Golightley of the Golightley Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Midland, TX to see how spine adjustment can affect your lingering pain issues.

What Can You Expect during Your Spinal Adjustment Session?

If you’ve never experienced spinal adjustments before, the thought of undergoing that type of treatment may be intimidating. Allow us to alleviate your concerns by shedding more light on that treatment.

You won’t have to do much during the treatment session. After you lie down on the table, the chiropractor will just tell you to relax and they will get to work.

The chiropractor may use their hands or an instrument to administer the spinal adjustments. They will apply targeted force to treat your injuries.

During this time, you may hear some popping or cracking noises, but that’s about it. The entire process should be pain-free on your end. You can also expect to experience the benefits of those spinal adjustments not long after your treatment session.

Schedule your next spine adjustment appointment with Dr. Jason Golightley of the Golightley Chiropractic & Wellness Center in Midland, TX by calling 432-247-1363.

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