Adjustment ad·just·ment \ə-ˈjəs(t)-mənt\ noun A type of manipulation involving a high-velocity application of force. A chiropractic adjustment involves the chiropractor using his hands to adjust misaligned vertebrae and ensure they are put back in their original position.
Acute Back Pain acute back pain \ə-ˈkyüt\ bak\ pān\ noun Relates to back pain that lasts for a relatively short period of time. If a patient suffers from this problem for more than three months, it is no longer deemed to be acute back pain.
Arthritis ar·thri·tis \är-ˈthrī-təs\ noun A generic term for the inflammation of the joints. There are a number of different forms of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.