Chiropractor checks a medical history, performs a physical tests, and lab tests or diagnostic imaging tests to determine whether the treatment is appropriate for back pain.
During chiropractic adjustment procedure, person is allowed to take specific position to treat affected areas for example lying facedown on a specially designed, padded chiropractic table. Then chiropractor apply a controlled, sudden force to a joint, pushing it beyond its usual range of motion. It may make some popping or cracking sounds as chiropractor moves joints during the treatment session.
Person may feel minor side effects after treatment that include headache, fatigue or pain in the parts of the body that were treated.