What is Chiropractic Care?
Chiropractors are trained to analyze the spine. They also work on the extremities, but the majority of their work centers on the spine and how it relates to the body. Chiropractors are trained to restore and/or maintain spinal health.
Spinal health means keeping the vertebrae moving as smoothly as possible. When vertebrae are not moving properly they can irritate the nerves and cause pain and discomfort. It is really no different than going to the dentist to make sure you gums and teeth are clean and healthy.
Understanding chiropractic care is the first step in unlocking the tremendous potential that it can do for your body, and your life. Chiropractic care is about functionality, and assessing and allowing the body to function at its highest level. Through an evaluation a chiropractor is able to recognize and treat neck, back, and other pain caused by physical disorders related to the spin, and the toll everyday life can take on our bodies.
Unlocking Your Bodies Potential
Many professional athletes have learned that working with a chiropractor makes them recover faster, and perform at a higher level. Chiropractic care offers a huge advantage for athletes where one point, or one second mark the difference between winning and losing.
Most major sports teams have their own chiropractor on staff. These doctors can help the team recover from injuries much faster. The speed of recovery is greatly enhanced by chiropractic care. some of the worst injuries Dr. Maggio has treated are from sports injuries. Even non contact sports such as golf can create spinal issues. The spine is not designed to twist and turn at such high velocities. Individual and team sports greatly benefit from chiropractic care. Obviously the contact sports like foot ball and wrestling need chiropractic check ups. Chiropractic and team sports are a healthy combination.
Chiropractic Wellness Care
I recently came across this article about Chiropractic Wellness Care.
Reasons Why Chiropractic Is About Wellness
Most people identify chiropractic care with back pain. Did you know that chiropractic is a improve your general health and wellness? Chiropractic Wellness Care is very valuable. 80% of my patients value Chiropractic Wellness Care.
Chiropractic is to restore the function of your nervous system. This allows your body healthy and active. Chiropractic is truly about prevention. Keeping the nervous system working can reduce many health issues.become non-issues!t
Chiropractic Boosts Immune Function
A 2010 study found that chiropractic care will boosted blood serum levels of some important natural antibodies in patients.
Chiropractic Reduces Inflammation
The reaserch demonstrated that the back pain patients who received chiropractic care had dramatically lower levels of a key inflammatory cytokine. This is known as TNF-α. Elevated levels of TNF-α have been linked to inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and psoriasis.
Chiropractic Reduces Blood Pressure
A 2007 research project in the Journal of Human Hypertension looked at a group of patients with high blood pressure. Half received received an adjustment of their atlas, and the other half
Improvement in 85% of the study patients had improvement after just one adjustment!
Chiropractic Reduces Stress
An study in 2011 gave chiropractic adjustments to 12 men. They then examined PET scan images and blood chemistry to examine the effect that chiropractic has on the autonomic nervous system.
After receiving a chiropractic neck adjustment, patients had altered brain activity. The improvement in the parts of the brain responsible for pain processing and stress reactions were noted.
Chiropractic Improves Balance
As we age, sometimes we start to lose some of our balance, strength, and flexibility. Seniors are vulnerable to serious injuries from trips and falls. One of the important roles of your spine is balance. It is controlled by proprioceptors. These propriocepters relay information to your brain on the position of your body.
A small study from 2009 found that people who received chiropractic adjustments had reduced dizziness and improved balance. A 2015 review of the literature suggests that chiropractic care might be an effective, natural way to help prevent falls in elderly patients.