Chiropractic and the Chiropractic Lifestyle
beginning, chiropractic has been based on the scientific fact that the
nervous system controls the function of every cell, tissue, organ, and
system of your body.
While the brain is protected by the skull, the spinal cord is more
vulnerable, covered by 24 moving vertebrae. When these bones lose their
normal motion or position, they can irritate the nervous system. This
disrupts the function of the tissues or organs the nerves control, and
is called the Vertebral Subluxation Complex or Subluxation Syndrome.
Today’s Doctor of Chiropractic takes four years of post-graduate
college education to master the adjusting “art” of chiropractic.
In addition to the science and art, Chiropractic philosophy recognizes
that only the power that created the body can heal the body—if there
isn’t any interference.
Instead of covering up your symptoms with drugs, chiropractic looks to correct the underlying cause(s).
Chiropractic is the science of locating these areas of spinal joint
dysfunction, the art of correcting them, and the philosophy of things
After a thorough
examination and a review of your health history, your chiropractic
doctor will recommend a specific care program. If yours is a
chiropractic case, this will include specific spinal adjustments.
The words “chiropractic adjustment” describes ways using a carefully
directed and controlled pressure to restore spinal bones to a more
normal position or motion. When spinal function is improved, nervous
system function (health) can improve too.
After years of training, chiropractic doctors become experts at using
the right amount of force in the right direction. This may require a
quick movement or in other instances a slow and constant pressure. The
chiropractic adjustment is truly an art.
Your chiropractor will focus on reducing or removing any interferences to your own inborn healing abilities.
Chiropractic is based on the scientific fact that your nervous system
controls the function of virtually every cell, tissue, organ, and
system of your body. Your nervous system consists of your brain, spinal
cord, and all the nerves of your body.
Chiropractic is the science, art, and philosophy that concerns itself
with the relationship between the nervous system and the function
(health) of the body.
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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