When I ask patients what “condition” was the first adjustment given for? Most people respond with either lower back or neck pain. It simply reveals the narrowed paradigm Chiropractic has been viewed in recent times, not that we don’t have amazing results in those areas. It simply illustrates that we need to educate the public more,
Can modern technology have an affect on our bodies? The answer is Yes. New research has discovered a troubling trend, that permanent bone structure changes take place at the back of the skull as a result of extended amounts of time in a forward head posture position. Authors of the study attribute the cause of the increased amount of forward head posture to increased time on technology devices such as phones and computers.
In the world of medical research, the area of study that has been getting a lot of attention is the research analyzing the benefits that come with improving nervous system function. Enhanced brain and nervous system function has been measured using PET scans to demonstrate the benefits of Chiropractic care. The rest of the world is trying to catch up with us.
The most important structures in the body contain arcs. The human spine comprises the most important arches of all. The spine requires three important curves (as viewed from the side) for optimal health. The curvatures make the spine stronger and more durable. Losing curves in the spine alters function in the body and predisposes the bones and discs to accelerated and premature wear and tear.
Chiropractic minimizes osteoarthritis degeneration of the spine, and improves ones mobility. Simply put, it improves ones quality of life. Thriving vs. Surviving. What’s the difference? There are many aspects to that question, however there’s no question that being physically limited by pain reduces one’s quality of life. Being physically capable of doing the things you love to do in life is something that many of us take for granted until we lose it.
The number of benefits of Chiropractic care are too numerous to identify, however the most important improvements from a Chiropractic adjustment occur in the brain and nervous system. The latest research on headaches and depression report and I quote… “autonomic dysfunction plays a role in the pathogenesis of tension-type headaches and depressive disorders.” In plain English…,
“Sitting increased risk for diabetes, obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.” University of Missouri Research
“Those who sat four or more hours a day were more likely to have developed heart disease, diabetes, or another chronic disease than those who sat less than four hours a day.” International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity,
Chiropractic gets to the cause of the problem. Whether you’ve been suffering from arthritis, headaches, sciatica, fibromyalgia, or some other form of chronic health challenge, I’m sure that you have felt frustrated often overlooked and dismissed by several health care providers. Our medical healthcare system has been in large part ineffectively treating patients with chronic pain symptoms with drugs or surgery.
Chiropractic is the best for lower back pain.
In fact, most people that I see, often tell me that they had suffered with pain for YEARS, and were hoping that their lower back pain will miraculously get better on its own. Low back pain continues to also represent the most frequently given reason for disability,
Chiropractic Improves Immune Function. There are many benefits to one’s health influenced through the Chiropractic adjustment. Although pain reduction is the most common, other areas of improvement include improved breathing, better sleep, increased mobility, better heart function, and specifically for today’s blog, stronger immunity.
It’s that time of year when coughs, fevers, stuffy noses, and stomach aches become something of a norm here in Orangeville.