Cracking or popping your own back often brings about a sense of easier movement and a reduced sense of pain and stiffness. But is it a bad thing to do? From a research perspective, the question does not appear to have been investigated to any great depth. There is research
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After considering the discussion that emerged from this blog post, and these cartoons, I thought it would useful to write a follow up piece, to provide readers with information to consider if / when they find themselves in a situation where they offer or receive manual therapy to the neck.
I recently posted this cartoon around various social media platforms. It riled a few Chiropractors, with good reason too. I’d like to qualify my position by stating that the HVLA to the cervical spine isn’t necessarily any less safe when a Chiropractor performs it, compared to say, a Physio, or