• Treatment for Vertebral Subluxation Complex for patients in Collinsville, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Granite City, Maryville & the entire Metro-East Area

  • Are you experiencing back discomfort or pain? Are you unsure of how these problems began? Many chiropractic conditions are the result of spinal subluxation or vertebral subluxation complex. This is a chiropractic condition that can cause a number of symptoms. From intense pain to numbness and even immobility, it’s important to have subluxations relieved before they cause serious problems to other vertebrae or your spinal cord. Below is a collection of helpful information on subluxation – please contact our staff with your questions!

  • What is vertebral subluxation complex?

    This is just a fancy way of saying that one of your vertebrae has become misaligned. When vertebrae become misaligned, they put pressure on everything around the subluxation. This could cause widespread pain, numbness, swelling, inflammation and even completely immobility. This is why it’s important to receive chiropractic care that will realign the spine, reduce pain and restore mobility to your body.

  • How does subluxation happen?

    Unfortunately, there isn’t just one way that this happens – it could be a number of things that cause subluxation problems. Long-term overuse could cause this issue, as could a short-term trauma. Regardless of what caused it, it’s important to have this condition treated as soon as possible to avoid further complications.

  • How do you diagnose a subluxation?

    There are a number of things that we look for when diagnosing subluxations. The following are all factors that come into play when diagnosing your pain or discomfort:

    • Spinal Kinesiopathology – This refers to the movement of the bones that may be hindered by a spinal subluxation.
    • Neuropathophysiology – This is nerve dysfunction that can be caused by vertebral subluxation.
    • Myopathology – This refers to changes in the muscles that could be caused by spinal subluxation.
    • Histopathology – This is tissue damage that happens because of subluxation problems.
    • Pathophysiology – These are abnormal growths that can be caused by a misaligned spine.
  • Questions? Please contact our staff for more details about spinal subluxation or to contact an initial consultation for the diagnosis of pain and discomfort.