Vertebral Artery

This month I’m discussing a topic that creates a lot of controversy between our profession and other health industries. That is the perceived dangers of manipulation (adjustment) to the neck and the corresponding dangers to our neck arteries and blood supply to our brain. Before I adjust a new patient’s neck I explain to them what they should expect to feel. For years now I have said “During the neck adjustment I am going to perform a short quick turn of your neck to the side, the rotation is less than what you can do yourself”. I then show the patient what I mean, by getting them to turn their head as far as they can to the side, we [...]