Subluxation Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care for Subluxation in Houston

Dr. Gregory Johnson, is an award-winning Houston Chiropractor, who has decades of experience providing Chiropractic care to patients with vertebral subluxations. Subluxation is the result of abnormal separation or misalignment of the vertebrae or spinal joints, which affects the nerve communication between the brain and the body. It a very common condition and usually occurs in women and older adults aged 40 or older.

Causes of Subluxation

Subluxation occurs at any age and some of the causes are physical, toxins and stress. Subluxation can be caused by trauma due to physical impact and this can occur while playing sports or while sleeping in a bad position. It can also result from toxins due to poor diet because chemicals can throw your internal balance off and cause the muscles to contract. Stress is another possible cause of subluxation because tension can cause the muscles around the neck and upper back to tighten.

Conditions Resulting from Subluxation

Subluxation is believed to be one of the main causes of neck pain and back pain. Treating subluxations can help alleviate painful symptoms associated with numerous conditions, including:

  • Back pain
  • Headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Trauma
  • Scoliosis
  • Leg pain
  • Sports injuries
  • bursitis and tendonitis
  • spinal arthritis (spondylosis)
  • Whiplash

Symptoms of Subluxation

If the vertebral subluxation is causing nerve compression, this would result in neck and back pain. There are many possible causes of subluxation and symptoms can vary from person to person. The most common symptoms are:

  • Dizziness or balance problems
  • Reduced range of motion or spinal mobility
  • Spinal muscle tightness, weakness or spasms
  • Pain, numbness or tingling sensation in the extremities
  • Joint pain, soreness or tenderness

Chiropractic Care for Subluxation

For more information on Chiropractic care for subluxation, contact Advanced Chiropractic Relief by using our contact form to schedule a chiropractic consultation with Dr. Johnson.