Click Here to Skip To Benefits Click Here to Skip To Risks HVLA stands for high velocity, low amplitude. Essentially a HVLA manipulation is a technique where a Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Osteopath or some other form of manual therapist, applies a short, quick thrust to one of your joints- most commonly
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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