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Acute Back Pain

Acute Back Pain acute back pain \ə-ˈkyüt\ bak\ pān\ noun Relates to back pain that...

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Adjustment

Adjustment ad·just·ment \ə-ˈjəs(t)-mənt\ noun A type of manipulation involving a high-velocity application of force. A...

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Arthritis

Arthritis ar·thri·tis \är-ˈthrī-təs\ noun A generic term for the inflammation of the joints. There are...

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Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy Bell’s pal·sy \ˈbelz-\ ˈpȯl-zē\ noun An affliction of facial nerves that may involve...

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Bilateral

Bilateral bi·lat·er·al \bī-ˈla-t(ə-)rəl\ adjective Relates to both sides of the body.

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Bursitis

Bursitis bur·si·tis \(ˌ)bər-ˈsī-təs\ noun The inflammation of a bursa. A bursa is a sac filled...

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Cerebellum

Cerebellum cer·e·bel·lum \ˌser-ə-ˈbe-ləm\ noun The area of the brain responsible for controlling the posture, balance,...

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Cerebral Cortex

Cerebral Cortex ce·re·bral cor·tex \sə-ˈrē-brəl\ kȯr-ˌteks\ noun The area of the brain responsible for coordinating...

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Chiropractic

Chiropractic chi·ro·prac·tic \ˈkī-rə-ˌprak-tik, ˌkī-rə-ˈ\ noun The science and philosophy of providing treatment in order to...

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Chronic

Chronic chron·ic \ˈkrä-nik\ adjective When something persists for a long period of time. Chronic pain...

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CT Scan

CT Scan C·T scan \ˌsē-ˈtē-\ skan\ noun A computerized tomography scan uses x-rays and a...

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Degeneration

Degeneration de·gen·er·a·tion \di-ˌje-nə-ˈrā-shən\ noun Can be caused by wear and tear. Osteoarthritis is an example...

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Disc

Disc disc \ˈdisk\ noun An object of cartilage that separates spinal vertebrae, protects the nervous...

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Disease

Disease dis·ease \di-ˈzēz\ noun In the world of chiropractic, “disease” is a word that describes...

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Dizziness

Dizziness diz·zi·ness \ˈdi-zēˈnes\ noun A relatively common problem also known as lightheadedness. It isn’t easy...

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EMS

EMS E·M·S \ˈē-em-es\ noun Stands for electro-muscle stimulation, which uses electrical stimulation at a specific...

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Examination

Examination ex·am·i·na·tion \ig-ˌza-mə-ˈnā-shən\ noun The period of time during which a chiropractor looks at a...

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Facet

Facet fac·et \ˈfa-sət\ noun A small, smooth area that can be found on a hard...

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Frontal

Frontal al·ler·gen \ˈfrən-təl\ noun Relates to the forehead. The frontal bone is found in the...

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Headache

Headache head·ache \ˈhed-ˌāk\ noun A pain that arises from the head or upper neck. The...

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Herniation

Herniation her·ni·a·tion \ˈhər-nē-ˌā-shən\ noun Refers to a condition found in the intervertebral disc. Herniation occurs...

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Homeostasis

Homeostasis ho·meo·sta·sis \ˌhō-mē-ō-ˈstā-səs\ noun The maintenance of normal internal stability in an organism; this state...

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Hypermobility

Hypermobility hy·per·mo·bil·i·ty \ˈhī-pər-mō-bəl-itē\ noun Relates to the excess movement of the area of the spine....

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Hypomobility

Hypomobility hy·po \ˈhī-(ˌ)pō-ˈmō-bəl-i-tē\ noun When an area of the spine suffers from restricted movement.

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Immune System

Immune System im·mune sys·tem \i-ˈmyün\ sis-təm\ noun A system of biological processes and structures within...

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Intervertebral Disc

Intervertebral Disc in·ter·ver·te·bral disk \ˌin-tər-ˈvər-tə-brəl\ disk\ noun There are a number of these discs in...

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Ligament

Ligament lig·a·ment \ˈli-gə-mənt\ noun Fibrous tissue that connects the bones to other bones and is...

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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain low back pain/span> \ˈlō\ bak\ pān\ noun This is a sign of...

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Migraine Headache

Migraine Headache mi·graine head·ache \ˈmī-ˌgrān\ ˈhed-ˌāk\ noun An estimated 15 million Americans suffer from migraine...

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MRI

MRI M·R·I \ˈem\ är\ ī\ noun Stands for magnetic resonance imaging. It is a medical...

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Muscle Spasm

Muscle Spasm mus·cle spasm \ˈmə-səl\ spa-zəm\ noun There are approximately 600 muscles in the body...

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Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal mus·cu·lo·skel·e·tal \ˌməs-kyə-lō-ˈske-lə-təl\ adjective Relates to structures such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. Musculoskeletal...

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Neck and Head Pain

Neck and Head Pain neck and head pain \ˈnek\ ənd\ hed\ pān\ noun Though a...

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Nerves

Nerves nerves \ˈnərvz\ noun These are specialized cells that use chemical reactions to send impulses...

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis os·te·o·ar·thri·tis \ˌäs-tē-ō-är-ˈthrī-təs\ noun A slow degeneration of the joints that connect the bones and...

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Pain

Pain pain \ˈpān\ noun A symptom of the body that acts as an alarm and...

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Preventative Healthcare

Preventative Healthcare pre·ven·ta·tive health·care \ˈprē-ˈven-tə-tiv\ helth\ ˈker\ noun Involves using measures to prevent disease from...

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Range of Motion

Range of Motion range of mo·tion \ˈrānj\ əv\ mō-shən\ noun ROM is the distance an...

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Sciatica

Sciatica sci·at·i·ca \sī-ˈa-ti-kə\ noun A common type of pain caused by the irritation or compression...

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis sco·li·o·sis \ˌskō-lē-ˈō-səs\ noun An abnormal curvature of the spine. It often does not show...

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain shoul·der pain \ˈshōl-dər\ pān\ noun This is normally a symptom of another problem...

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Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal Decompression Therapy spi·nal de·com·press·ion ther·a·py \ˈspī-nəl\ dē-kəm-ˈpres-shən\ ther-ə-pē\ noun A kind of motorized traction...

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Spinal Manipulation

Spinal Manipulation spi·nal ma·nip·u·la·tion \ˈspī-nəl\ mə-ˈni-pyə-ˌlā-shən\ noun There are an estimated 100 different adjustment techniques...

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Tendon

Tendon ten·don \ˈten-dən\ noun Fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone. It is extremely tough...

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TMJ Disorders

TMJ Disorders T·M·J dis·or·ders \ˈtē-ˈem-ˈjā\ dis-ˈȯr-dərz\ noun Temporomandibular joint disorders are problems that affect the...

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Ultrasound

Ultrasound ul·tra·sound \ˈəl-trə-ˌsau̇nd\ noun An oscillating sound pressure with a greater frequency than what is...

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Vertebra

Vertebra ver·te·bra \ˈvər-tə-brə\ noun Each vertebra in the spinal column is an extremely complex structure...

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Whiplash

Whiplash whip·lash \ˈhwip-ˌlash noun A neck injury that occurs when the head suddenly moves forward,...

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X-Ray

X-Ray x–ray \ˈeks-ˌrā\ noun A safe and painless procedure used to produce images of the...

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