chiropractic-adjustmentThe science of chiropractic is based on the premise that good health depends, in part, on a normally functioning nervous system.

Chiropractic principle emphasizes that the body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism and that body function is controlled and coordinated by the brain, spinal cord and the nerves that branch throughout the entire body.

The chiropractic approach to better health is to locate and remove spinal and extra spinal dysfunction and nerve interference. This allows the body, in part, to return to its natural state of health and wellness.

Hippocrates, upon which the Hippocratic Oath is based, taught his students the following.  In helping a patient return to health required these things. (1) Fresh air each day, (2) exposure to sunlight, (3) daily exercise, (4) manipulation of the joints and then (5) leave the patient alone to self heal.

During the great flu epidemic of 1918 research revealed the following death rate for flu victims.

Medical treatment:                1 in 15 died
Osteopathic treatment:          1 in died
Chiropractic treatment:          1 in 866 died

Analgesics show hearing loss in men when taken two times a week as reported in the American Journal of Medicine, Mar.2010;123(3):231-7.

Aspirin showed a 33% risk.
Nsaids  showed a 61% risk.
Acetaminophen a 99% risk