The development of chiropractic as a specific healing art and science dates back to 1895. As a school of healing, chiropractic works with the nervous system by adjusting the spine by hands only. It is a drugless, nonsurgical form of care – a natural approach to health and wellness.
Over the last 100 years, chiropractors helped people with numerous ailments. Although chiropractic is not a treatment for such ailments, by restoring function to the nervous system by chiropractic adjustments, the body is able to heal naturally. When the nerves are free of interference by the vertebrae in the spine, there is no saying what the body can do!
Chiropractic research is revealing that chiropractic patients have stronger immune systems, take less drugs, have less surgeries, perform better as athletes and on the job, take less sick days, have less workers compensation claims, and are overall healthier.
Chiropractic is safe and effective for all ages, and especially important early in life. The birthing process is traumatic on a newborn’s neck, and can cause misalignments in the spine creating nerve interferences. When left undetected, these misalignments will slowly undermine one’s health as a person ages. Chiropractic is a lifestyle. Choose to be healthy, add chiropractic to your life!
Benefits of Chiropractic
• Spinal and extremity pain relief
• Headache relief
• Increased mobility and range of motion
• Decreased stiffness and muscular spasms
• Arthritic joint pain relief
• Increased joint health
• Increased performance and energy
• Increased sense of well being and relaxation
• Increased balance and coordination
• Reduced degeneration and risk of injury
• Enhanced tissue healing
• Decreased tissue inflammation
Chiropractic Reduces Blood Pressure
This procedure has the effect of not one, but two blood-pressure medications given in combination,” study leader George Bakris, MD, tells WebMD. “And it seems to be adverse-event free. We saw no side effects and no problems,” adds Bakris, director of the University of Chicago hypertension center.
Chiropractic Care Boosts the Immune System
Children who have regular Chiropractic adjustments have fewer colds, ear infections and flu. “People who receive regular chiropractic adjustments have immune system competency that is 200% greater than those who don’t.” (Dr. Ron Pero. New York Preventative Medicine Institute and Environmental Health at NYU)
Even though you are not sick, your body may be acquiring misalignments of the spine (subluxations) that are interfering with your nervous system and thus your immune system. Regular chiropractic check-ups can help you to maintain a healthy immune system and stave off illnesses or allergies. A chiropractic adjustment will restore the balance of your nervous system and restore the flow of energy and information throughout the body.
Chiropractic and the Special Needs Patient
The special needs patient has spinal misalignments, subluxations, interfering with their health and healing. Dr. Nicole has found that many times, checking for spinal misalignments has not been considered as part of the special needs patient care plan. Many special needs patients have sensory deficits and motor delays, both of which are branches of the nervous system.
Dr. Nicole knows how important it is for a special needs patient to be evaluated by a chiropractor who can help his or her nervous system and body function better. With chiropractic care, she has witnessed special needs patients achieving better health and a better quality of life never thought possible. Please see Mohamed’s story and Jeremy Berg’s testimonial on the testimonial page.
Inner Spirit Chiropractic
4809 N. Sheridan Road
Peoria, Illinois 61614