Why Traditional Chiropractic Care?
The traditional form of Chiropractic treatment is based on spine’s structural correction and subluxation. The treatment is carried out under an assumption that spinal joint dysfunction or vertebral subluxation hinders the normal functioning of body and is detrimental to its inbuilt intelligence. However, such a notion is usually mocked at by the practitioners from medicine and conventional sciences.
A subluxation usually refers to unusual positioning of the spinal segment. In other words, the vertebrae that do not possess appropriate alignment. Such vertebrae cause interference in the nerve impulses that are responsible for regulation of all the functions in human body and retaining our life-cycle. Research results reveal that subluxations could begin right at the birth leading to diseases and dysfunction. Consequently, medical check-up of families is usually advised by the traditional chiropractors.
The conventional chiropractic care is mostly utilized for correction of spinal subluxation. However, the treatment also facilitates in stabilizing the nervous system and enables in repairing injured tendons, ligaments and muscles. Therefore, the conventional chiropractor focuses on removal of nerve interference and spine-restructuring. Restructuring normally provides a biomechanical position that imparts maximum stability to the spine.
The treatment involves a program of spinal exercises and adjustments. The frequency of adjustments and duration of correction depends on the acuteness of patient’s structural arrangement and subluxations. The above parameters do not depend on the symptoms exhibited by any patient as the symptoms usually disappear before the spine attains its optimum position. Concentrated adjustment schedules enable structural corrections in minimum time. Further, careful monitoring of the patient is done through X-rays, computerized tests and postural patterns. These techniques check subluxations till the time they are corrected, enabling the spine to achieve its appropriate function and position.
Word of Caution to the Patients: Before selecting a chiropractor decide your health-related goals. Prioritize what you intend to achieve: maximum benefit or relief for a short-time period.