Vertebral Subluxation Articles

What Is Cervical Vertebral Subluxation?
A diagnosis of cervical vertebral subluxation means a misalignment exists within the seven uppermost vertebrae of the spine. This is the cervical (upper) spinal region, and because it bears the weight of the head and is subject to a broad range of stress-inducing movement, it is particularly vulnerable...

Vertebral Subluxation Treatment
The treatment for vertebral subluxation will depend on the practitioner you choose to diagnose and treat your particular condition. That’s because not every medical practitioner defines vertebral subluxation the same way. Vertebral subluxation is typically described by an orthopedic specialist or a...

Vertebral Subluxation Symptoms
A list of vertebral subluxation symptoms will depend on how a practitioner defines the term. Some chiropractors believe that spinal misalignment (subluxation) causes a wide variety of illnesses, which can be prevented by manipulating, or adjusting, the affected vertebrae. The medical definition says...

Vertebral Subluxation and the Use of A Nerve Chart
One of the most complicated concepts a chiropractor might need to explain to a patient is vertebral subluxation. And for that, a nerve chart is an invaluable tool. Vertebral subluxation is a catch-all term used by chiropractors to describe spinal abnormalities. Some chiropractors subscribe to the original...

What Is Vertebral Subluxation Complex?
Vertebral subluxation complex is a general term used by chiropractors to describe symptoms associated with the chiropractic definition of spinal abnormalities. In 1895, D.D. Palmer, the originator of chiropractic medicine, claimed to identify a relationship between “subluxations” – irregularities...

What Is Vertebral Subluxation?
The medical definition of vertebral subluxation is a vertebra that has partially slipped out of place. However there is a definition outside the medical mainstream that emerged with the founding of chiropractic medicine in 1895 by D.D. Palmer. Palmer’s hypothesis, which became the foundation of chiropractic...

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