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You may have heard of chiropractic doctors but have wondered what exactly does a chiropractic doctor do? Or how can chiropractic be beneficial to me and my overall health? Chiropractic in Chesapeake is a health field which naturally and noninvasively realigns the spine, joints and vertebrae of the body into proper functioning order.



Think of your body as a well-oiled machine. When everything is working properly, the machine runs smoothly and efficiently. However, if one gear in this machine is misaligned, the whole function of that machine can be completely thrown off balance.


The same is true with your body. If one vertebrae is “subluxated” or dislocated, you can experience pain in various parts of your body causing you to not function at maximum ability. This is when chiropractic adjustments are needed. Chiropractic is a holistic and effective way to get your body back into correct working condition. However, you do not have to seek chiropractic adjustments once there is a problem. Just like routine maintenance will help maintain that well-oiled machine, routine chiropractic adjustments are a proactive method to keeping your body in optimum condition.


Just like you wouldn’t have a carpenter fix an HVAC unit, only a chiropractic doctor can properly realign your spine. The spinal cord is the power house of the nervous system connecting directly to the brain to send and receive messages between the brain and the rest of the body. Therefore, if the spine is not properly aligned it can send pain receptors to various parts of the body including the respiratory, digestive, and reproductive systems. Given the vital importance of the spine, it is imperative that spinal adjustments are made by well-trained chiropractic health professionals. Dr. Chad and Dr. Tugsan are knowledgeable and professional doctors of chiropractic. Having years of experience, the doctors of Planet Chiropractic are able to accurately consult, diagnose, and treat many conditions that are associated with misaligned vertebrae and joints. Call Planet Chiropractic and see how Drs. Chad or Tugsan can help to maintain your well-oiled machine. Whether it is for routine care or a much needed adjustment, the doctors of Planet Chiropractic are here to help. Call now at 757-410-2793!


An adjustment or alignment is a safe, natural and noninvasive method of applying controlled and specific force typically by hand to an area of the body. A chiropractor studies this fine and delicate art of appropriate and controlled force and the healthful ways in which it benefits the body. A doctor of chiropractic is the only health care professional that is allowed to deliver these therapeutic adjustments. These adjustments or alignments can be applied to virtually any joint of the body including hands, feet, hips, ribs, and pelvis. However, the most common location for an adjustment to be performed is the spine. At Planet Chiropractic, Dr. Chad and Dr. Tugsan have studied the art of applied force to help deliver pain relief safely and effectively. If you live in Chesapeake and feel as if you are in need of an adjustment, call Planet Chiropractic to schedule your consultation today!



A spinal adjustment is the process in which a chiropractor applies controlled force to the spine particularly to one or more “subluxated” (or dislocated) vertebrae. When one or more of the spinal vertebrae is “subluxated,” the subluxation can essentially affect the entire body as the spine is the core of the nervous system. A doctor of chiropractic will gently and carefully deliver the appropriate amount of pressure to manipulate the joints and vertebrae into their proper alignment.

When correctly done by a chiropractic health care provider, a chiropractic treatment should never hurt. The gentle twisting, pulling, and grabbing are uncommon experiences for most. Therefore, due to the nature of the force being applied to the body, some report a mild feeling of discomfort as opposed to pain. Remember, the beauty of chiropractic is that it is a safe, natural, and noninvasive health care practice. The doctors and staff at Planet Chiropractic in Chesapeake are always here to answer any questions you may have. If you live in Chesapeake or nearby in Hampton Roads, call Planet Chiropractic today for further information or to arrange a consultation to see how chiropractic care in Chesapeake can help you start living the life you were meant to live.



In order to fully assess your chiropractic care needs, one of the Planet Chiropractic doctors will perform a complete and thorough chiropractic examination to discover the cause of your condition. To locate any spinal subluxations, we utilized grip strength test, postural examination, bilateral weight scales, spinal palpation and thermography. Also a complete case history will be utilized.


Digital X-Rays

In 2012, Planet Chiropractic upgraded to digital full-spine x-rays. The latest advancement in x-ray technology is the use of digital media instead of film. We are able to focus and zoom into a region of concern to show any subluxations. With digital x-rays, the detail and contrast of the new x-ray images are a sight to be seen.


Massage Therapy

Are you suffering from sore or stiff muscles? Perhaps you simply want to relax and unwind. Massage therapy is an excellent method for increasing relaxation and range of motion. When used in conjunction with chiropractic, it allows for easier and more relaxed spinal readjustments. We have two massage therapists on staff at Planet Chiropractic to take great care of you.


705 Quince Place

Chesapeake, VA 23320



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Tuesday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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