Chiropractic care is the analysis and correction of interference with the nervous system.
Let’s break this down. The nervous system is the master controller of your body. It is made up by BILLIONS of nerves that make up your brain, spinal cord, and nerves. These nerves go out to every muscle, organ, tissue, and cell. The signals that are carried by these nerves tell your body exactly how to act, and how to heal and repair.
That last part is important. Our bodies are self-healing organisms. We’re designed to heal ourselves. You are not designed to have pain, sickness and disease. Healing is all about adaptation. You will always have certain stresses in your life that create a need for adaptation. In order to adapt, your nervous system needs to communicate through your nerves with the areas of your body that need help. If there is interference blocking the full transmission of this information, then this healing will not happen.
So, what can cause this interference? A subluxation. This is a vertebra in your spine that is out of proper alignment. If the spine is not in proper alignment, the nerves that come out of the spine from the spinal cord can be affected and the information along these nerves will be disturbed. Even pressure as light as the weight of a quarter can cause up to a 60% decrease in nerve function. Imagine trying to walk up stairs with one leg 60% weaker than the other. Or imagine that your heart is working 60% slower. What would that do to you?
Add to this the fact that after no more than 3 hours of sustained pressure, the nerve itself begins to deteriorate. Not a good thing! Have you ever been sick or aching for more than 3 hours? If so, it’s time for a check-up.
Chiropractors are trained to find these areas and correct them with safe, specific treatments. By removing the subluxation, your body communicates better, works better, and can adapt better. This puts your life and your health back in proper balance.
This is not only what I would like to offer to you, but what I rely on for my own health and the health of my family.
-Dr. David Kolowski DC