Some chiropractors are making their mark on social media, and chances are you’re one of those people who are drawn to watching chiropractic adjustments on YouTube and TikTok. For some unusual reason, watching individuals having their shoulders, backs, and necks cracked gives viewers a sense of relief or satisfaction.
A chiropractic video usually begins with a patient describing his/her aches and pains to a chiropractor, who then proceeds by cracking the problematic body points. That distinctive cracking sound or ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) as they call it, makes these videos addictive to watch.
Chiropractic care is becoming popular because it gives patients an alternative to drugs and invasive procedures.
Marie, 42 years old, suffers from chronic headaches and jaw pain associated with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. She tried several treatment procedures including wearing braces but that didn’t get rid of the pain. Feeling desperate, Marie decided to heed the advice of her friend to go to a licensed chiropractor. It turned out to be the best decision she ever made because it significantly reduced the strain on her jaw joints and alleviated the symptoms of TMJ.
People who seek chiropractic adjustment usually complain of headaches, low back pain, and neck pain. Cleveland Clinic enumerates the following benefits of chiropractic care:
Compression of nerves in the lower spinal column
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Individuals with the following conditions are highly discouraged from seeking chiropractic adjustment:
Chiropractic care involves the use of hands-on spinal manipulation to help bring back mobility to joints that may have suffered from various tissue injuries. Chiropractic care has its share of benefits that improve overall health and well-being. Although the risks are rare, it is still important to be aware of them. Keep in mind that not all people respond to chiropractic adjustments the same way so it’s best to talk to your doctor to determine if it is suitable for your condition.