A 21-year-old female asked:
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there is a slight curve at the top of my spine. i don't have any back pain. is this scoliosis or could i just need adjusted?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Slight curve?: Do you mean the slight curve that everybody has, the normal cervical lordosis? Lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, "adjustment" is pure chiropractic quackery. In your young healthy neck, everything's held tightly in place by discs, muscles & ligaments. It can't get OUT of adjustment. Be skeptical. Arm yourself with real knowledge. Don't be a sucker for all the pseudoscientific claptrap out there.
Answered on May 22, 2016

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