FAQ – What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic care is a natural and effective form of health care that uses spinal adjustments to correct misalignments and restore proper function to the nervous system, helping your body to heal naturally. This method of treatment stimulates the body’s communication system to work more effectively to initiate, control and coordinate the various functions of the cells, organs and systems of the body.
A chiropractic spinal adjustment uses an application of a precise force to a specific part of the spinal segment and corrects the misalignment, permitting normal nerve transmission and assisting your body to heal on its own.
It is a practice of both preventative patient care as well as ongoing care. The Chiropractor’s approach can also help to mitigate pain and many issues caused by a variety of physical conditions, diseases and illnesses.
Chiropractic focuses on neurological and musculoskeletal integrity, and aims to enhance patient quality of life and performance, as well as relieve pain– doing all this without drugs or surgery. This approach promotes patient vitality, patient wellness and patient empowerment.
Visiting a doctor of chiropractic for care is an integral part of any wellness plan.
FAQ – Health Benefits of Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care is for nearly everyone. In each of our lives we face stresses that can greatly impact the human body. With a natural healthcare approach, of regular chiropractic adjustments, balance within your body can be established. Chiropractic is often thought of for those patients that suffer from chronic neck or back pain, or acute pain from an accident, as well as for many people with a great number of other health conditions. And well this is the case, no matter what your activity level, from elite athletes to weekend warriors, and no matter what your pleasure whether its golf or gardening, benefits can be found in routine chiropractic care.
Choosing regular chiropractic visits as a part of a wellness plan may help maintain the activity level that your body is accustomed to and allow the body to heal itself when proper alignment is achieved and maintained. Additionally, further injuries are less likely to be serious and can heal faster in those choosing regular chiropractic care, especially when combined with other healthy choices such as regular exercise and eating a nutritious diet.
Your nervous system is a powerful force within your body. Your brain communicates through the body’s nervous system, sending messages through the spinal column. Improper function of the spine due to slight misalignments (subluxations) can cause poor health or function, even in areas away from the spine. These subluxations of your spine can alter the regular nerve transmission, preventing portions of your body from responding optimally. Now it’s easy to see why taking care of nervous system is so important and how Chiropractic care can help bring your body back in alignment.