Chiropractic treatment is a hands on technique that focuses on affecting changes to joints, muscles, connective tissue, ligaments, tendons, and nerves throughout the body. Muscle release techniques, joint mobilizations and adjustments, providing injury prevention strategies, sharing knowledge, and exercise prescription are commonly used to help relieve pain and restore or optimize normal function. The adjustment is a tool specific to chiropractors and is a type of mobilization that is very effective in improving joint motion. The initial appointment involves a thorough history, assessment, and treatment. Based on the assessment an issue with be diagnosed and treated accordingly.