gases are released if 10% of the joint vacuum is disrupted (i.e. cracking
your nuckles) similar to the sound of cracking open a can of soda as the
vacuum is opened and the carbon dioxide is released.
you without seeing the results of your examination and X-rays.
I don't expect miracles after a single treatment, it's more like a bandaid,
but we do accept the miracles if they do happen.
Do not vacuum, sweep or pick up anything over 10 lbs and do not soak in a
bathrub or use a heating pad until you see your Chiropractor for your next
It can be normal for you to feel some soreness or stiffness after an
adjustment if your body is not used to it.
It is very similar to exercising for the first time in a couple weeks - you
can be stiff and sore the next day, not because the exercise was bad for
you, but because your body was not used to it.
The acclimation period is normally less than two weeks and you should start
to notice some positive results such as a reduction in your symptoms.
Have as good a day as you can and schedule your next adjustment with your
As a Chiropractor, my job is to help restore as much structural balance and strength as possible which subsequently relieves muscle pain in the majority of cases, especially physical injuries.