WHAT IS CHIROPRACTIC?
A healing model based on vitalism believes that the body is a dynamic, ever-changing organism, continuously changing and adapting to its needs and desires. ... In chiropractic, it is believed that the body has an innate intelligence to healing, and disease occurs when the body's natural ability to heal is interrupted.
Chiropractic looks at the body's ability to manage stress and the communication between the brain and the body that occurs through the nervous system, which is housed in the spine. Therefore, a chiropractor is concerned with the balance and relationship between the spine and nerve system.
A dysfunction between the the spine and nervous system may lead to a blockage of the body's innate communication that occurs to and from the brain and body. In chiropractic this is referred to as subluxation. A subluxation is a term used to describe a condition of vertebra that is out of alignment with the one above it, below it or next to it, putting pressure on the nerves.
A chiropractor is the only health care professional specifically trained to detect and correct these subluxations so you can heal and adapt to your highest potential