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What is Spinal Subluxation?

on : July 23, 2018 comments : (Comments Off on What is Spinal Subluxation?)

What is Spinal Subluxation? – Chiropractic Care in Port Jefferson


Spinal subluxation is a medical term used to describe the misalignment of vertebrae in the spine. Subluxation can be defined as the altered position of the vertebrate which causes considerable loss in how the body functions. Subluxation can happen for numerous reasons and side effects are different for each individual. If you’re looking for chiropractic care in Port Jefferson, Dr. Sophia Argeropoulos can give you the help you need.



There are many symptoms that can be a potential sign of subluxation:


  • Neck or back pain – This pain can range from moderate discomfort to severe. If you feel constant pain in your neck or back, it could be a sign that your spine may be misaligned.  


  • Headaches  If your spine is misaligned, there will be increased tension around the base of your head and neck, resulting in random headaches.


  • Difficulty moving – Spinal misalignments are commonly associated with body stiffness and a lack of flexibility. Once someone realizes they are in pain, they tend to limit their movements which can only make the body stiffer.




Going to a chiropractor is the best way to correct a spinal subluxation. Our chiropractic care in Port Jefferson can locate and correct the vertebrae pain in the discomfort areas. Spinal manipulation is the most common form of treatment, which will eliminate any symptoms you have. Spinal manipulation involves applying controlled force to a specific joint in the spine. By applying this force, back pain will be relieved and physical movement will be restored. Spinal manipulation that is performed properly will ensure that the body’s nervous system is functioning.


If you or anyone you know is suffering from symptoms of spinal subluxation, contact us to learn more about how Dr. Sophia Argeropoulos can relieve your pain today.




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