Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic, Acupuncture & Interventional Pain Management located in Palos Heights, IL

Chiropractic Adjustments

A misaligned spine or joint can cause pain and disability. If you’d like to avoid invasive treatments and harsh pain medications, see the experts at Great Lakes Health & Wellness in Palos Heights, Illinois. Board-certified chiropractor Mary Peterson, DC, and her outstanding team provide highly effective chiropractic adjustments to improve your health naturally. Schedule an evaluation at Great Lakes Health & Wellness by phone or online today.

Chiropractic Adjustments Q & A

What are chiropractic adjustments?

Chiropractic adjustments are holistic procedures in which your chiropractor realigns your spine and other tissues to improve energy flow, reduce pain, and stimulate natural healing. The Great Lakes Health & Wellness team is highly skilled in using safe, effective chiropractic adjustments that restore musculoskeletal functioning. 

What are the benefits of chiropractic adjustments?

The advantages of choosing chiropractic adjustments at Great Lakes Health & Wellness include:


  • Reduced pain
  • Faster healing
  • Improved joint range of motion
  • Restored mobility 
  • Less swelling
  • Better posture
  • Improved quality of life


The best part is that chiropractic adjustments help you avoid the need for costly or invasive medical procedures and addictive pain medications. 

What are chiropractic adjustments used for?

Great Lakes Health & Wellness offers chiropractic adjustments that naturally treat the following conditions:

  • Spinal misalignment
  • Sports injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Joint pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Poor posture
  • Dental pain
  • Labor or pregnancy pain
  • Arthritis discomfort
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Tennis elbow
  • Other sports injuries
  • Other reasons for ongoing pain
  • Fatigue 
  • Poor mobility
  • Limited joint range of motion


Chiropractic adjustments simply optimize body structures, allowing them to function at their best. The treatment is relaxing and may even reduce anxiety and stress. 

What happens during chiropractic adjustments?

During chiropractic adjustments at Great Lakes Health & Wellness, you rest comfortably on a chiropractic table while your provider gently manipulates tissues using their hands or specialized devices. 

You might feel stretching, popping, crackling, or pressure during the adjustments as your specialist realigns your spine or other tissues. Each treatment might last about 30 minutes, though treatments vary from patient to patient. 

Great Lakes Health & Wellness also offers acupuncture, spinal decompression, Summus® Medical laser treatments, diabetic shoes, healthy lifestyle counseling, and additional holistic pain-reducing options.

What can I expect afterward?

After treatment, you may feel better immediately, with continued improvements appearing during the next few days and weeks. Your Great Lakes Health & Wellness team lets you know when to schedule the next chiropractic treatment session.

Eating nutritious foods, exercising and stretching regularly, minimizing stress, getting plenty of sleep, and maintaining an ideal body weight is also important. 

Schedule chiropractic adjustments at Great Lakes Health & Wellness by calling the office or using the online booking tab today.