What is Chiropractic?

Recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO), Chiropractic is established in 79 countries, teaching in over 50 universities around the world. Today is the third primary care health profession in the world after medicine and dentistry.

Developed in the United States, Chiropractic is a health profession that deals to detect, correct and prevent deterioration of the musculoskeletal system and the effects that occur in the nervous system function and general health, ie the treatment joints, muscles, tendons, nerves and other structures.

subluxation vertebralWhen one or more vertebrae move from its natural position in the spine, can affect the proper functioning of the spine and can cause nerve pressure (subluxation). A pinched nerve produces some degree of interference on the nervous system, limiting the body’s ability to maintain an optimal level of health. health

The result will not only pain (which often does not occur quickly) on the back, neck, etc.., But also are involved organs that are normally being controlled by these nerves, ie affects our health in general.

Chiropractic Treatment consists of  adjustments to the spine and / or limbs. The adjustment is a manual movement in a precise direction and specifically designed to correct the incorrect position of a vertebra or other joint to restore balance and normal functioning of joints, muscles and nervous system. Adjustments are very short, highly effective and require great skill.

ChiropracticChiropractic treatment can benefit for people of all ages, from children to seniors. Chiropractic is safe and recommended, chiropractors meet stringent requirements for licensure.

“The purpose of chiropractic care is to correct the cause of the symptom

by improving the function of the body, not to hide nature’s response to injury, which is pain.”