Convenient Downtown Seattle Location

As an essential healthcare provider, Hillclimb Chiropractic Clinic is open Mon-Fri and available to help you with all your urgent pain and maintenance care needs. We are following all Washington State Department of Health, CDC and Washington State Chiropractic Association guidelines including requiring all patients, visitors and staff to wear face coverings/masks while in the clinic. If you have an appointment at our clinic and have any symptoms of acute respiratory illness (e.g., fever, cough, difficulty breathing), please call our front desk to reschedule your appt. For more informaiton please check out our Covid-19 resources here

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What to expect from your first adjustment

What to expect from your first adjustment

  • Some people feel better immediately after their first adjustment. You may have less pain and feel more motion and flexibility in your back and neck and symptoms like back or neck pain may also disappear.
  • Some people feel worse after their first adjustment, either immediately or the following day. After your first adjustment it is not unusual, as the muscles which have been in one position are now being asked to move in a different way, to feel some discomfort. This soreness should fade fairly quickly (usually dissipate within 24 hours). It is important to note that an adjustment should never cause discomfort for more than a day or two. Although the majority of patients feel great after an adjustment, a few people may experience side effects in the first four hours after an initial adjustment such as:
    • headaches
    • stiffness
    • soreness
    • discomfort
    • dizziness
    • slight to moderate pain in the affected area after a chiropractic adjustment
    • If a sudden movement causes sharp or severe pain, or if you experience swelling, contact Hillclimb Chiropractic Clinic
  • Some people feel no difference after their first couple of adjustments. It’s like putting water on dry grass. It won’t turn green overnight, it takes time and everyone’s reaction to chiropractic is different. But we do guarantee if we aren’t seeing the improvements we expect, we’ll refer you to someone who may

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