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Chiropractic Adjustments

A spinal manipulation performed by Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell, St. Augustine Chiropractor, is a nonviolent, unobtrusive practice performed to restore balance to the spine and to help to improve the overall health of individuals. Not just anyone can perform what Dr. Scott Fechter  and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell has mastered, it takes years of school and discipline to be able to safely and effectively be the top St. Augustine Chiropractor. Only a Chiropractor can perform these adjustments, as they have undergone the proper training, and seeking a spinal adjustment from anyone other than a Chiropractor such as Dr. Scott Fechter is risky.

The adjustment is a safe, natural, noninvasive procedure used by the Chiropractor to restore and improve health. Learning the art of adjusting is a skill that requires years of study and practice. Chiropractic doctors are the only health care professionals trained to deliver the chiropractic adjustment. Spinal adjustments by any other individual or health care professional have been shown to be dangerous and less effective. The following will answer the following questions:

  • What is manipulation of the spine?
  • When should spinal manipulation be performed?
  • What is the benefit of spinal manipulation?
  • What other joints can be adjusted by St. Augustine Chiropractor Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell?

What is manipulation of the spine?

To put it simple, Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell manipulates the spine by applying meticulous power to a patient’s vertebrae. The manipulation can also be targeted to the region of the pelvis to restore balance to this area. Your St. Augustine Chiropractor performs these manipulations using a specific device, or simply by using his own hands.

When should spinal manipulation be performed?

Certain injuries, spinal conditions, or common daily tasks can put your spine out of balance. When this happens, a trip to a St. Augustine Chiropractor may be necessary to regain spinal balance. Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell can perform a spinal manipulation to get your vertebrae back into their standard position. If you are wondering how this St. Augustine Chiropractor determines what spinal issues are present, he uses a series of exams to find which vertebrae are out of place. When a vertebra is found to be out of place, Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell can correct the issue with spinal manipulation instantly. Even if you have never had discomfort to your spinal column, it can never hurt to visit Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell for a regular exam.

What is the benefit of spinal manipulation?

Spinal manipulation helps to restore spinal balance, which in turn lessens discomfort, spasms, and nerve irritation. By alleviating these issues, other medical ailments including ear issues as well as bed-wetting in children can be eradicated. Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell is a licensed St. Augustine Chiropractor who is extensively education and practiced in this field, and is ready to speak to you about how his profession can help you.

The Non-Spinal Adjustment

Adjustments from Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell do not solely target the spine and pelvic region, as nearly every joint in the human body can benefit from adjustment from this St. Augustine Chiropractor. The joints in our fingers and toes, limbs, and even our jaw and the joints in the joints within the skull can be treated with Chiropractic manipulation.

Just like those of the spinal column, the other joints in our bodies need realignment every now and then. Imagine having stiff joints that don’t seem to loosen up even after stretching – a joint manipulation from Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell, St. Augustine Chiropractor may fix that! Many of our patients include those who are active in athletics and whose joints receive a large amount of stress. After an adjustment from Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell, these patients’ joints are back to peak performance level.

Just so you know…


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