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What is Your Subluxation related Syndrome?

Chiropractic patients exchange the feeling that they have when they are “out of adjustment” for the feeling that they want when they are  “in adjustment”. Chiropractors share a unique opportunity of hearing thousands of patients tell of the differences that they experience when they are switched from being “out of adjustment” to being “in adjustment”.

Other health professionals do not spend their careers switching patients from being “out of adjustment” to being “in adjustment”.  Many people never experience being switched from one state to the other.  They may not recognize that people have a potential to live much of their life in either of those two states.

The impact of being “in adjustment” and being “out of adjustment” varies from being insignificant, localized and temporary, to debilitating, and extensive and lifelong.  Switching may be subtle or dramatic; it may be immediate or gradual.  It may involve one symptom such as a headache or a low back pain, or there may be many seemingly unrelated symptoms.

Adjusting subluxations sets in motion the process that will show which symptoms that a patient had when starting care are subluxation related.  Commonly a patient notices that both her/his key entrance symptom and other subluxated related symptoms are improving or going.  If the patient goes “out of adjustment” she/he may notice that these subluxated related symptoms reoccur.


Emotion related neck tension might be part of syndrome. Years ago, on the attadalechiropractic street lawn,  I was feeling a saint Bernard dog's neck. Muffin had asthma like symptoms. When another dog came into her view, her neck muscles suddenly tightened and stayed tense until her stress abated.

Few chiropractors would have felt emotion related neck tension as it actually took place.

“Syndrome” is a term used to describe commonly associated symptoms.  Experiencing switching may allow you to identify your own “subluxation related syndrome”. 

A chiropractor does not experience how a patient’s body responds to being “in adjustment” and being “out of adjustment”. 

You alone are the authority on your own individual subluxation related symptom, or syndrome.  May you enjoy spending most of the rest of your life being “in adjustment”.


Your Chiropractor

Michael McKibbin passed his Iowa Basic Science and graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa.

Since then both wonderful staff and patients have contributed toward decades of valued experience in his family practice.


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