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Abdomen - the area of the body that lies between the chest and pelvis

Activator adjusting - a small chiropractic tool used to provide a high velocity and low force adjustment

Acute - short duration and relatively severe

Acute back pain - back pain lasting a short period of time, usually ranging from a few days to several weeks

Adjustment - a form of manipulation of a specific joint involving a high velocity and low amplitude force.  A specific directional force is applied to a given joint in order to restore proper alignment and motion

Anomaly - a deviation from the normal standard that often times refers to congenital and/or hereditary defects

Annulus Fibrosis - the outer layer of a spinal disc

Antalgic posture - abnormal posture that the body utilizes to minimize pain

Anterior - towards the front of the body

Arthritis - a condition of the joints that typically involves inflammation. (ex. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis)

Articulation - a joint or area between two bones or cartilages that allow for motion

Atlas - the upper cervical vertebra that articulates with the base of the skull

Atrophy - is the decrease from normal size of a certain tissue or organ

Autonomic Nervous System - is the part of the nervous system involved in controlling involuntary processes, such as the intestines, heart, and glands.  It is comprised of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system


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