Yes. Chiropractic has an excellent safety record. A New Zealand government study found that adjustments are “remarkably safe.” It is the result of chiropractic’s conservative and natural approach that makes it so safe and helps millions of satisfied patients avoid harmful drugs or unnecessary surgery.
Chiropractic adjustments are used by chiropractors to reposition the bones that are out of proper alignment, or subluxated There are various techniques of adjusting the vertebrae. Depending on the patient’s age, condition, and the doctor’s training and experience, any of these techniques may be used. The purpose of the adjustment is to remove any interference to the nervous system, which improves spinal function and overall health. Chiropractic adjustments are safe for all ages and are completely natural.
Actually, adjustments do not always produce a sound. However, some techniques do create a “popping” sound. This audible release is the result of gas shifting in the joint; similar to the noise created by “cracking” your knuckles. This sound is painless and causes no harm.