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What is Chiropractic?

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic services are used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches

What is a Doctor of Chiropractic?

Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) - often referred to as chiropractors or chiropractic physicians - practice a hands-on, drug-free approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. Chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are also trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, as well as to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling.

What is Vertebral Subluxation?

Your nervous system is made of brain and spinal cord that are well protected by skull and spine. Also, your nervous system continuously monitors and coordinates every single function of your body. It allows your body to bend, flex, twist and move freely without compromising the nerve. If the bones of the spine are misaligned and affecting nerve communications between your brain and your body, it's known as the vertebrae subluxation complex.

The Causes of Subluxation?

  • Thought (Emotional Stress) - stress, anger, and fear
  • Toxin (Chemical Stress) - alcohol, air pollution, poor diet, drugs
  • Trauma (Physical Stress) - car accident, falls, slips, lifting, repetitive motions

    What does a Chiropractor do?

    A Chiropractor finds and corrects bones of the spine that are subluxated (misaligned) to alleviate pressure on the nerves which can adversely affect organ function and Health.