Subluxation

Overview 

A joint doesn't work well like not moving or it's misaligned is called subluxation. The area of the body that got subluxation will get the feeling of numbness, tingling, pain, and burning. 

Types of subluxation

  • Vertebral subluxation

  • Shoulder subluxation 

  • Patellar subluxation 

  • Elbow subluxation

Causes

  • Blunt force injuries such as severe fall, motor vehicle accidents, or sports injuries. 

  • Overuse injuries such as athletes with tennis elbow, or repetition movements during work. 

  • When a joint is extended beyond its normal range of motion, which called hyperextended that causes an injury. 

When to see a chiropractor

When the pain is affecting your daily activities or it is affecting other parts of your body. 

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