Symptoms and the Chiropractic Lifestyle
It surprises many patients when they discover chiropractic doctors
don’t treat symptoms. A traditional medical approach works on symptoms
by using drugs or surgery to numb, slow down, speed up, or cut out the
malfunctioning body part. Instead, chiropractic doctors find the
underlying cause(s) of your ache or pain, and correct it. This improves
Judging your health by how you feel can be dangerous! The first symptom
of high blood pressure is often a deadly stroke. The first symptom of
heart disease could be a fatal heart attack! Because your body is so
adaptive, by the time many symptoms warn you of a problem, it can be
You can be healthy and still not feel well. Vomiting after eating
improperly prepared food is a healthy response. Taking a drug to
prevent your body from expelling the toxic food could be deadly!
Fevers, diarrhea, and other symptoms are natural ways your body
responds to infection and disease.
Proper function, controlled by your nervous system, is the key to
health. Fortunately, the proper function of your nervous system is the
primary interest of your chiropractic doctor.
Headaches are not normal. Backaches are not normal. Numbness and
tingling are not normal. These and countless other symptoms that prompt
people to consult a chiropractic office are often the result of years
Chiropractic doctors find the underlying cause(s) of your ache or pain, and help correct it.
When spinal function improves, your symptoms usually improve too.
Chiropractors are experts in the care of the bones, nerves, muscles and
connective tissues that make up about 60% of your body. All of the
joints in your body are part of this musculo-skeletal system and its
optimal function is necessary for overall good health. Ask your Doctor
of Chiropractic for more information about a care program that may
include specific spinal adjustments, exercise recommendations,
nutritional advice or other conservative methods of care based on your
health history, age, current condition and lifestyle.
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