What is Spinal manipulation for neck pain?
Also known as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT), it is a combination of moving a joint, massage, exercise, and different physical therapies. The objectives is to restore proper function, proper range of motion, reduce pressure on joints, reduce inflammation, improve nerve function. It can be used to treat pain in the following areas: back, neck, shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, and lower back.
Q: Is spinal manipulation safe for neck pain?
A: Yes, spinal manipulation for neck pain is safe provided that it is performed by licensed chiropractor following a prescreening and an evaluation.
Q: What other conditions can spinal manipulation be used for?
A: A popper condition might be migraines.