Restoring Joint Play

One of the key components of chiropractic care is the restoration of normal “joint play” where two bones come together to form a joint.  

Joint play refers to the little bit of joint space – the “wiggle room” a healthy joint should have to allow for it to move freely.  

The loss of joint play leads to pain, stiffness, lack of movement efficiency, and an altered pattern of feedback to the brain.

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Latest WHO guidelines on chronic low back pain

Latest WHO guidelines on chronic low back pain

The WHO, recognizing chronic low back pain as the world's leading cause of disability, recommends spinal manipulation as practiced by chiropractors.
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Spinal cord stimulators don’t relieve pain

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How many chiropractic visits are the right amount?

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Get your tissues moving: How chiropractic boosts immunity

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2023: 45th anniversary of an important moment in chiropractic history

2023: 45th anniversary of an important moment in chiropractic history

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Chronic back pain and chiropractic

Chronic back pain and chiropractic

Chiropractic care is more broadly researched than other treatments for chronic low back pain and it's safe and effective.
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Chiropractors prove to be up to the challenge of neck pain

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