WHAT IS CHIROPRACTIC CARE?
Chiropractic care is a system of health care based upon helping to eliminate pain and improve body function by working to remove irritation to the nerves in the body. Nerves control all the functions in the body from breathing and digestion to movement, circulation and touch. Nerves also inform the body when injury occurs by producing pain. Almost all nerves travel from the brain through the spine to reach every organ, gland and tissue in the body.
When the spine, through trauma, injury, falls, poor posture and muscle weakness, loses its normal alignment, bones of the spine can cause pressure or irritation to the delicate nerves that exit between them. This condition is called a subluxation; a minor misalignment of the spine, causing pressure on nerves that makes them dysfunction. The organs and tissue that get their information from that nerve begin to struggle, and muscle weakness and pain are the result.