(Ortho-)manual medicine

When a vertebra is dislocated, it can cause (pain) problems. Orthomanual medicine brings the spine back in line. The physician therefore uses soft, manipulating movements to gradually get the vertebra in the correct position.

Another method used is traction manipulation, in Dutch also known as ‘cracking’. This is all about short, fast movements with which the position and the mobility of the vertebra are restored. This may feel odd, but does not hurt. It can however happen that you have muscle pain for about three days after the treatment.

Approximately three treatments are necessary. After two months follows a check-up to assess the result, at which some corrections are carried out if necessary.

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