Flower Mound chiropractor Dr. Leonard adjusts a patient.In the simplest of terms, a subluxation is when one or more vertebrae move out of position and create pressure on, or irritate spinal nerves. Spinal nerves are the nerves that come out from between each of the bones in your spine. This pressure or irritation on the nerves then causes those nerves to malfunction and interfere with the signals traveling over those nerves. Good health, in part, depends on the normal alignment of the body’s parts, and this subluxation or misalignment can be a major factor in illness.

Proper alignment of the spine is critically important because of its central role in nervous system function. Your nervous system controls and coordinates all the functions of your body.

Chiropractic treatment focuses on locating and correcting subluxations. This is done through a series of specific chiropractic adjustments. Chiropractors are experts who undergo years of training to correct subluxations. Studies have shown that chiropractic adjustments can relieve pain, help with structural disorders as well as ailments.

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