If you think of the brain as a central computer that controls all bodily functions, then the nervous system is like a network that relays messages back and forth from the brain to different parts of the body. It does this via the spinal cord, which runs from the brain down through the back and contains threadlike nerves that branch out to every organ and body part. (www.kidshealth.org)
Spinal Manipulation Therapy, also known as the "adjustment", is the foundation of chiropractic therapy. Spinal joints that are "locked up", fixed or not moving correctly can affect your health by irritating nearby nerve tissue. Adjustments help restore nervous system integrity and can improve the healing process.
This Chart Shows You When To Use Ice Or Heat For Your Pain
Let’s face it. It’s confusing as to when to apply a heat pad or when you should get out the ice pack. Thankfully, the good folks at the Cleveland Clinic have created this handy dandy chart to help figure out what’s best for each situation. As an example, it suggests to use ice for
10 Reasons You Should Consider Chiropractic Therapy
One of the most sought after forms of alternative healing is chiropractic care. 84% of Cancer survivors who seek chiropractic therapy, do so to alleviate pain, improve mood and sleeping habits & to relieve stress. The purpose of chiropractic is not only to relieve pain, but to improve quality of life by alleviating systemic problems relating to muscles and the central nervous system. Click on the image to find 10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Chiropractic Therapy.