The chiropractic adjustment is used to re-introduce movement back in the joints of the body that have lost or decrease in motion in addition to taking an potential interference with the nerve root. The technique is extremely safe, and is performed by pushing a joint just past it's current range of motion. When done correctly this will cause and instantaneous relaxation of muscle tendons. This phenomenon is caused due to something called an golgi tendon organ reflex within the tendons. It is important that every patient has a thorough examination prior to any treatment to assure that a chiropractic adjustment is safe and necessary. In addition to chiropractic adjustments almost every patient will have some sort of soft tissue work done to allow for maximal recovery and healing.