What is spinal mobilization?

What is spinal mobilization?
Similar to the HVLA technique, the goal of spinal mobilization is to restore proper functional movement. However, there are no thrusts performed at the end range of motion of the joint. Instead, a slow movement within the normal ROM of the joint is performed bringing it to a firm endpoint.

Q: Can anyone use a spinal mobilization technique?
A: No, doctors of chiropractic among other health professionals must be trained to use this technique.

Q: Is this technique safe? 
A: Yes this technique is safe when it is used by a trained health professional such as a chiropractic doctor.

Q: Is spinal mobilization effective?
A: Spinal mobilization can be effective when performed properly. Some professionals may use it in addition to another forme of therapy.