Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Chiropractic Promoting Overall Health in Schaumburg

Chiropractors know that adjustments to remove subluxation interference are great for your health. Happy patients around the globe will tell you this. But there are some things Chiropractors know that others do not.  

How about he nervous system being the only system in the body that affects every other system. This is because nerves gather information from every part of the body and then deliver this to the brain. The brain then analyzes the information to figure out what the body needs to maintain healthy. 

Chiropractors recognize that misalignment in the spine, called a subluxation, can mess with proper nervous system functions. The study of Chiropractic effects of vertebral subluxations –where your spine is slightly misaligned. When this occurs, imbalances cause irritation and inflammation to the nerves in the spine. This causes interference with the flow of information that is sent along nerves and spinal cord to the brain. Chiropractors are the only health care professionals specifically trained to locate and correct spinal subluxations.

 Where’s the Proof?

Research has focused on the use of chiropractic adjustments for low back pain, neck pain and headaches.   There is now evidence to recommend chiropractors as the professionals for spinal pain syndromes. However, Chiropractors are being asked to justify their role with the increasing demand for wellness-based health care.

No longer we feel we have to be ill to call upon a health professional for health advice. 

In a recent report from the Center for Disease Control, the four most popular forms of alternative and complementary medicine were listed as: natural products, deep breathing, meditation and chiropractic! (source: https://nccih.nih.gov/research/statistics/2007/camsurvey_fs1.htm)

Chiropractors are taking a major leadership role wellness model. Chiropractors can be viewed with an emphasis on the entire body health.

Research is catching up.   Chiropractors have known this for many years. 

Chiropractic adjustments, often for the purpose of correcting vertebral subluxation, confer measurable health benefits to people regard- less of the presence or absence of symptoms.  (source:http://www.chiro.org/research/ABSTRACTS/Objective_Physiologic_Changes.shtml)

In a global study involving thousands of chiropractic patients and hundreds of Chiropractors, researchers wanted to measure the number of non-musculoskeletal responses to chiropractic care. It was discovered that patients experienced benefits from their chiropractor whether or not they mentioned any symptoms. The most common benefits reported in this study were breathing, digestion and circulation.

From these results, chiropractors clearly have a greater role in your wellness than just treating back pain.