Subluxation, it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue well. But more importantly, what does it mean? In layman’s terms, it’s a partial dislocation. What makes a subluxation important to know about, and what damage can it cause? Read on to learn more about subluxation.

What is Subluxation?

Subluxation refers to joints that aren’t working correctly. One or many bones in the spine fixate in an inappropriate position. This leads to pain in whatever region of the body the subluxation is occurring. 

What Causes a Subluxation?

Stress that the body cannot adapt to are main causes of subluxation. This includes:

  • Bad posture
  • Stress
  • Carrying a heavy purse
  • Scar tissue
  • Poor sleep positions
  • Car accidents
  • Improper footwear
  • Heredity
  • And More

Do I have a Subluxation?

The only way to know if you have a subluxation is through an examination by a chiropractor. The first step is determining if you have a subluxation. This should be left to a real chiropractor, not an internet search or quiz. 

What Happens Next?

If you have a subluxation, the next step, and best solutions, is to be adjusted by a professional chiropractor. Get scheduled for a FREE in-person consultation with The Wellness Center of New York.