The fundamental principle of chiropractic is that the Nervous system plays a major role in the function of a healthy body. If there is interference with this system serious consequences can occur. In extreme cases, one can suffer paralysis. In more subtle cases, which Chiropractic refers to as a subluxation, there is some level of nerve interference, without major breaks in the spinal chord; with consequences to the health and function of the body. The challenge for the Chiropractor is to find these subtle areas of interference and gently remove them by various means of “adjustment” so that the interference is removed and normal bodily function can be restored.

The Doctor of Chiropractic has studied the medical sciences, nutrition, as well as various diagnostic methods, including X-rays, laboratory work, and physical therapy modalities in order to help the body heal itself The course of study is four years of Chiropractic school and another 2-4 years of undergraduate school. The basic tenet is that “the intelligence that made the body can heal the body”.

As an example, if we experience a cut, we do not have to think about how we will heal. The body knows what to do. We don’t have to think about it. We may need to clean the area affected, or bandage it, but the body will heal itself. Same if we were to experience a broken bone. If severe enough, a medical doctor may have to place a pin to approximate the bone, but the body will heal itself. Same thinking with subluxations. If they exist and we can remove them, the body will regulate itself and restore itself to health.

Acupuncture for Mother’s Day

Acupuncture for Mother’s Day

What better way to celebrate and support the mothers in your life this year than with an acupuncture appointment?

As a one-time mother’s day gift, acupuncture is a relaxing, revitalizing hour all for herself.

As a regular part of her health routine, acupuncture can keep her from getting sick frequently and offer a holistic treatment option for a variety

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Acupuncture for Inflammation

Acupuncture for Inflammation

For many of the afflictions acupuncture can treat – allergies, back pain, headaches, the list goes on – reducing inflammation in the body is a primary reason acupuncture is successful. For decades now, doctors and medical researchers have been trying to learn what the biological mechanism is that allows acupuncture to reduce inflammation in the body. 

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Acupuncture is Preventive Medicine

Acupuncture is Preventive Medicine

I think we all know someone, or maybe it’s even ourselves, who lives by the refrain, “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.”

Often used to put off replacing outdated tools or technology, the phase can be connected to how we view healthcare as well. It can be hard to think about our physical health until it is a

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