What is manipulation of the spine?
Dr. Scott Fechter and/or Dr. Juliana Farrell manipulate the spine by applying meticulous adjustments 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 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 natural 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.
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.
What other joints can be adjusted by St. Augustine Chiropractor Dr. Scott Fechter and Dr. Juliana Farrell?
Adjustments do not solely target the spine and pelvic region as nearly every joint in the human body can benefit from an adjustment The joints in our fingers and toes, limbs, our jaw and 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 may help alleviate stiffness and pain. Many of our patients athletes and very active adults and whose joints receive a large amount of stress. An adjustment from Dr. Scott Fechter assists in getting individuals back to peak performance levels.