is the nation's third largest primary health care profession,
surpassed only by medicine and dentistry. It is the largest
natural healing art in the world.
Chiropractic has an appreciation that the human body has a
natural capacity to be healthy. Chiropractic is a natural,
preventive and non-invasive form of health care that attempts
to return the body to its optimal state of function. This
allows the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or
The body is a self-healing organism and the nervous system
is the master control. All body functions depend on the electrical
transmission of the nerves to coordinate all organs and systems
the human body. Since every individual's health is either
directly or indirectly controlled by the nervous system, interference
within the nervous system weakens normal function and lowers
the human body's resistance to the disease.
Spinal mobility is essential in protecting nerve function
and restricted mobility can alter nerve function by placing
pressure on the electrical transmission of the nerves. Chiropractic
treatment is based upon restoring the proper electrical function
of the nervous system.
Through chiropractic adjustments and treatment, nervous system
interference due to abnormalities in the musculoskeletal relationships
of the vertebrae (called subluxations) can be corrected. By
allowing the nervous system to function properly, the body
is able to self-regulate and self-heal through its own natural
Chiropractors are highly skilled and trained in the art of
adjusting all of the articulations within the body. This type
of therapy reduces or minimizes the effects of chronic or
acute trauma and biochemical instability. The adjustment is
a gentle and specific maneuver which can be applied effectively
and safely to people no matter what their age.
"With grace nature heals its own, set free with a touch
of a knowing hand; this is Chiropractic..." - Dr.
"The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will
interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet
and in the cause and prevention of disease." - Thomas