Barnhill Chiropractic Clinic

What is a


A subluxation may be described as a partial dislocation. When the vertebrae move out of alignment, it creates pressure or irritation to the nerves.

When the spine loses normal motion and/ or position, it affects the surrounding nerves and vertebrae around the subluxated area.


wear and tear causing

pain and tenderness

Improper vertebrae function causes wear and tear on the muscles, discs, associated ligaments, and other spinal tissue.

Vertebrae nerve interference reduces body operation leading to pain, inflammation, and tenderness.

Nervous system impairment caused by subluxation typically results in reduced overall health and wellbeing.


locate subluxations which

cause interference to the

nervous system

Chiropractors use gentle movements to relieve pressure caused by vertebrae interference to the nerves. These adjustments assist in correcting and improving the health of the nerves.

What Causes


A subluxation impedes vertebrae function and may occur from a variety of activities.

Physical, emotional, chemical, or genetic factors may cause or indicate subluxation.


aggravating events

such as

Slips and falls, car accidents, the birthing process, poor sleeping habits, repetitive motions, sports injuries, bad postural habits, etc. may cause subluxation.


stressful conditions

such as

Stress caused by family problems, such as divorce or death in the family, work stresses, general life problems, and not being able to manage stressful situations, could lead to spine misalignment and pain.

What Symptoms Are

Associated With Subluxations?

The subluxation can be present in your body for up to 10 years, according to research, without showing any signs or symptoms.

The symptoms listed below are indicators of long-term subluxation.

  • Mid/Low Back Pain
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • ​Soreness
  • Allergies
  • Ear Infections
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Stiff Neck/Back
  • Sinus Problems​​


  • Infertility
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Asthma
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Constipation
  • Bladder Problems
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal Issues
  • Stomach Problems
  • Colic
  • Fatigue
  • Sleeping Disorders
  • And many more!

“Had a wonderful experience when I had to get my lower back treated. The whole staff was very nice and treated me with respect. Dr. Barnhill gave me a lot of advice and home remedies that I can do at home to take care of my lower back.”

Kushal S.

Gainesville, FL


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