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1. A tax deduction taken on a loss, especially on bad debt or accounts receivable that will likely not be collected. One is not liable for income that is not actually realized.

2. In insurance, a payment on a claim. For example, if one has homeowner's insurance and his/her house floods, he/she is entitled to an adjustment, so long as the insurance covers flooding. Arriving at the amount of the adjustment is a complex process and insurance companies employ full-time adjusters to investigate claims and determine what amount, if any, the adjustment should be.

3. In an adjustable-rate mortgage, a change in the interest rate paid on the mortgage. The adjustment may be upward or downward. See also: Adjustment frequency.


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4%), volunteered that they had received chiropractic adjustments.
Chiropractic adjustments are important for two reasons.
Regular chiropractic adjustments and simple changes in your lifestyle and diet can have a positive impact on your health and can also aid in preventing a variety of health problems in the future.
And, instructors say, if you follow a Pilates routine, your need for physical therapy and chiropractic adjustments could vanish.
In contrast, procedures such as chiropractic adjustments are indicated -- among other non-invasive measures -- when dealing with these types of neck pain," says Gerard W.
Stanford Chiropractic Center's advanced spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing state-of-the-art chiropractic techniques combined with its friendly, personal care are what keep patients healthy and happy.
The results showed that over a 59 year time frame, a systematic review of the literature only uncovered 8 incidences of hurt or harm to children due to chiropractic adjustments.
founder of Evidence Based Nutrition stated, "Proper nutritional balance with chiropractic care enhances the benefits of chiropractic adjustments.
The MCA also encourages regular chiropractic adjustments to correct misalignments.
Competing at an exceptionally high level, both players and staff cover all their bases when it comes to maintaining optimal health, with chiropractic adjustments contributing to the overall fitness of the organization.
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Finish Line provides a wide range of chiropractic services such as chiropractic adjustments, relief for neck, auto, or sports injuries, physical therapy, corporate wellness programs, nutrition counseling and body detox consultations, massage sessions, and more.