What is Subluxation?

What is a Subluxation?

A subluxation is a misalignment in your spine caused by stress on your nervous system. Whether it is the stress of a physical fall, emotional stress from work, or environmental stress, our bodies hold this stress and create different symptoms in your body. In our office, while we are concerned with your symptoms, our goal is to find the root cause of your symptoms and address it!

Understanding the ongoing process of subluxation, and the effect time plays on the subluxated spine:

Near Normal Curve

This is a side x-ray view of the neck. As with all the pictures you will see on this page, the patient is looking to the right of the screen, so you are viewing the right side of their neck. We will call this picture a “near normal” spine. Compare this spine with the ones below.

Phase 1

Phase 2

Phase 3

Phase 4