Let me start off by saying that chiropractic, itself, is incredibly safe. But there is more to the profession than just spinal manipulations. The way in which chiropractors choose to practice can place a patient in harms way. (more…)
Chiropractors go through a very rigorous and thorough educational program that varies by State. A minimum of 6 years is required, though many states require 8 years. At least 4 years are on the graduate level, attaining a doctorate degree in Chiropractic. Chiropractors are real doctors in the sense that they have a doctorate, are a license health care professional, and are highly trained in their specialty; but they are not medical doctors, or MD’s. Chiropractors are trained to treat the body naturally, without the use of drugs or medicine.
Chiropractic can be very beneficial during pregnancy
Did you know that chiropractic care can help mothers during pregnancy? Women today are busier than ever. It seems that the more conveniences and technology we have the less time we have to enjoy them. But thank goodness when women are pregnant they get a break from the stresses of everyday life…. “Yeah right!”<sarcasm> You’re still up at dawn to take care of other children, go to your job, and do any other manner of work that needs to be done in daily life. This takes its toll on the body. Chiropractic care can help.(more…)
Taking a closer look at the health care philosophy of chiropractic.
Healers have been around for all of recorded history. These are the people we turn to when we fall ill or have pain. It should come as no surprise that throughout history, there have been many different methods and philosophies of treating illness or returning a person to health. Long ago, these methods may have included eating specific plants or herbs, meditation, and even blood letting. More current treatments include things like acupuncture, chiropractic, and taking prescription drugs. All of these treatments were/are popular in their place and time in history and they all fall under a specific philosophy of what the healer believed would remove disease and produce health. So it’s important to know what your health care philosophy is when choosing your health care practitioner. (more…)
Sciatic pain can be anything from just a nuisance to a debilitating pain. It can also be caused by many different things, which is why it’s also best to have a doctor diagnose the cause. We are going to take a look at some of the most common causes and what you can do to find relief from your sciatic pain. (more…)
Researchers at the University of Virginia find link between brain and immune system
Recently, researchers at the University of Virginia have made a discovery that will change medicine forever. They have discovered vessels that link your brain and immune system that were previously thought not to exist. What are these vessels you ask?… (more…)