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Safety of Chiropractic

Safety

In the words of a New Zealand government study, “Chiropractic is remarkably safe.”

chiropractic neck adjustment

By any definition, chiropractic adjustments are safe.

Baseless Concern

Critics, skeptics and those who misunderstand chiropractic often use safety as a way to discourage people from considering chiropractic. Usually it concerns adjustments to the neck. These concerns are baseless.

Chiropractic Wanabes

There just aren’t a lot of recorded instances of chiropractors producing adverse reactions from neck adjustments. When there is a rare newsworthy event, it’s often been at the hands of other practitioners who have taken a weekend course or lack the training and years of education that today’s chiropractors receive.

What’s Safe?

Virtually everything has risks associated with it. For example. Statistically, taking an over-the-counter pain reliever is considerably more dangerous than chiropractic care. As is driving your car, taking a shower (slip and fall) or eating at a new restuarant (food poisoning). Relax, knowing these are much riskier than receiving safe and natural chiropractic care!

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