chiropractic adjustment

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chiropractic adjustment

Manipulation of a body part with applied force to bring the whole body into better or healthier alignment. Adjustments may be performed by hand or with mechanical aids.
See also: adjustment

chiropractic adjustment,

n any of a variety of physically manipulative techniques used to correct the functions of the spine or joints. May be applied with varying ampli-tude, velocity, amounts of recoil, and lengths of lever.


summarization of statistical measures in which the effects of differences in composition of the populations being compared have been minimized by statistical methods.

chiropractic adjustment
application of force to a vertebral articulation to restore biomechanical and neurological function.
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