You might be practicing self chiropractic without even realizing it. Sometimes manipulating your joints is something you don't even think about.
You lean your neck to the left, pull your shoulder down to the right, hoping to achieve the familiar popping sound and get some relief.
However, practicing self-alignment by popping your joints offers short-term relief that doesn't address the cause of your pain and could make things worse.
In the article below, we will talk about why you shouldn't try to adjust yourself.