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Frequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in About Chiropractic | 0 comments

Frequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic

  What is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractic care is a natural method of health care that focuses on correcting the causes of physical problems from subluxations or misalignments of the bones in the body, especially the spine. Chiropractic is the kind of health care that is holistic, which improves people’s lives by optimizing the functioning of the nervous system, so the body is able to function better.   Every cell in the body is controlled by the nervous system, including taste, touch, smell, hormones flowing, heart beating, food...

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Chiropractic Stories

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Chiropractic Stories

I’ve been going to a Chiropractor ever since I was a little girl. If it wasn’t for a Chiropractor my mother would be in bad shape. I think my Chiropractic Doctor is wonderful, he enjoys helping people. I was recently in a car accident in which I hurt my neck, back and left hip. After one visit my hip was not hurting. Now we are working on the neck and back. Chiropractors are great, especially if you have back or neck problems. I am very thankful for my Chiropractor and his associates.   Tonya Collier, Birmingham, Alabama   I started...

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How Does Chiropractic Work?

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How Does Chiropractic Work?

  Chiropractic Care Chiropractic care is a natural method of health care that focuses on correcting the causes of physical problems from subluxations or misalignments of the bones in the body, especially the spine. Chiropractic is the kind of health care that is holistic, which improves people’s lives by optimizing the functioning of the nervous system, so the body is able to function better.   Every cell in the body is controlled by the nervous system, including taste, touch, smell, hormones flowing, heart beating, food digesting,...

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Your First Chiropractic Visit

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in About Chiropractic, Featured Articles | 0 comments

Your First Chiropractic Visit

Most people visit a chiropractor only when they are suffering from intolerable pain and injury. What people may not realize, is that a chiropractor not only treats the obvious symptoms, but also the unnoticed problems. Some people may have lived their whole lives enduring a slight headache or back pain every now and then. They think it’s normal, take some pain relievers, and go on with their daily activities.   What they don’t realize is that, in some ways, the slight headache affects their performance at work, and even their emotional...

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History of Chiropractic

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in About Chiropractic | 0 comments

History of Chiropractic

D.D. Palmer, the Father of Modern Chiropractic   The history of chiropractic care dates back over 5,000 years ago to ancient China and Greece. The manipulation and the maneuvering of the lower extremities to ease low back pain has been going on long before it became a profession.     In 1895, the practice of spinal manipulation started in the United States when Daniel David Palmer, more commonly known as D.D. Palmer, discovered that a slight misalignment of the vertebrae alters its nerve flow, thus causing 95% of all diseases;...

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Chiropractic Techniques

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in About Chiropractic, Featured Articles | 0 comments

Chiropractic Techniques

The chiropractic spinal adjustment is the predominant technique used by chiropractors. To find subluxations in specific areas of dysfunction, chiropractors use touch or palpation, active motion consisting of stretching and bending, and passive movement. Using a Physical Maneuver, the chiropractor will stretch a specific joint gently, right beyond the normal range of motion.   The Chiropractic Physical Maneuver Sometimes, this adjustment will create an audible and painless click. The sound is a result of gas moving rapidly into the space...

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What Conditions do Chiropractors Treat?

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in About Chiropractic, Conditions, Featured Articles | 0 comments

What Conditions do Chiropractors Treat?

Chiropractors commonly treat a wide variety of conditions and injuries. Most chiropractic patients understand that chiropractors can relieve pain, and regular chiropractic care will prevent pain, further injuries, and may stop or reverse many conditions. Millions of people suffer from back, neck, extremity (arms, legs) and other musculoskeletal pain, which are all effectively relieved by chiropractic care, without the need for medication.   Musculoskeletal Conditions Chiropractors are trained to identify and make referrals...

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About Chiropractic Care

Posted by on Mar 22, 2011 in About Chiropractic | 0 comments

About Chiropractic Care

Chiropractors, also known as doctors of chiropractic or chiropractic physicians, diagnose and treat patients whose health problems are associated with the body’s muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems, especially the spine. Interference with these systems impairs the body’s normal functions and lowers its resistance to disease. Spinal or vertebral dysfunction alters many important body functions by affecting the nervous system. Skeletal imbalance through joint or articular dysfunction, especially in the spine, can cause pain.   What is...

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