Chiropractic Adjustments For Your Spine

Chiropractors in Redding CA

Are you looking for Chiropractors in Redding CA? Chiropractic care is void of medication and surgery, while able to deliver natural healing to patients.

There are several misconceptions regarding chiropractic practices in regards to how Chiropractors are trained. Did you know there are several programs that incorporate a full year of Ph-D level advanced nutrition training? It does need to be noted that the clear majority of the benefits from seeing a Chiropractor in Redding, CA are derived from a chiropractic adjustment.

Let’s explore the evidence-based research, history and philosophy of chiropractic care.

What Chiropractors Believe

Chiropractors take pride in taking a drugless, natural method to assisting patients in regards to reaching their personal health goals. Fundamentally, chiropractic care is founded on the body having the innate ability to heal itself (with the proper conditions). Additionally, it is the duty of a chiropractor to assist in the creation of an environment that can properly facilitate this. Keep in mind that the nervous system is in control of each organ and cell within the body, and a chiropractor focuses their attention on a properly aligned spine.

Have you heard about Vertebral Subluxation?

The phrase is used to refer to irritation and mechanical compression to nerves and spinal joints. This condition is where most “Chiropractic miracles” come from. There are a number of things that can lead to a vertebral subluxation. Some of the most common are as follows:

  • Misalignment due to a fall or slip
  • Post posture creating an entire spine misaligning
  • Joint swelling due to damage from intervertebral joint
  • Inflammatory response due to psychological stress, lack of water or poor diet
  • Osterporosis/intervertebral discs/degenerative changes of the spine
  • Tight back muscles and trigger points that pull vertebrae out of place

Why Get Adjusments

There are a number of things that can lead to a vertebral subluxation. A handful of the most common are as follows:

  • Misalignment due to a fall or slip
  • Post posture creating an entire spine misaligning
  • Joint swelling due to damage from intervertebral joint
  • Inflammatory response due to psychological stress, lack of water or poor diet
  • Osterporosis/intervertebral discs/degenerative changes of the spine
  • Tight back muscles and trigger points that pull vertebrae out of place
  • The Importance of Posture

The Importance of Posture

Many people in the US suffer from the side effects of sitting all day. Sitting all day has a slow and negative effect to the spine when we are staring at our laptops, iPads and/or cell phones. Many people spend a large portion of their lives hunched over with their necks positioned forward several inches as a result. Studies prove that for each inch that a head sticks out from a person’s center of gravity, the neck bears an additional 10 pounds of stress.

Therefore, Chiropractors have observed patients that consistently have their head 2-3 inches forward suffer from the additional 20-30 pounds of pressure on their neck.

In 2003, there was a study published within the British Medical journal that revealed that 183 neck pain patients were [randomly] allocated spinal mobilization, physiotherapy or counseling education and drugs for 52 weeks. The outcome showed that chiropractic adjustments provided quicker recovery as compared to all other treatment options. Additionally, the overall costs of the adjustments totaled only a third of those associated with other treatment options provided within the study.

A study that was published in the Journal Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics uncovered that chronic low back pain patients treated by chiropractors show a greater amount of satisfaction and improvement. The results became evident after only a month of treatment and chiropractors were scored higher than other practitioners.

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