Category: Spinal Hygiene

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Your Chiropractor Might Be Your Newest Antioxidant

El Paso, TX. Chiropractor Dr. Alex Jimenez takes a look at chiropractors and how they can act as an antioxidant through their practice.

The practice of chiropractic truly works on the grounds the work removes blockages to the body’s natural health and healing abilities, although most folks link chiropractors with pain management. This consists of removing pressure from nerves that relay signals from the brain to the organs and systems of the body.

 

Chiropractic Care Benefits

In 2005, a landmark study published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation (JVSR) found evidence that chiropractic care can reduce oxidative stress within the body.

Oxidative stress is the damage occurring when free radicals outnumber the body’s antioxidants. Oxidative stress damages all body cell component

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The Connection Between Chiropractic & Spinal Manipulation

What’s the Connection?

About 80% of patients visiting a chiropractor receive some type of spinal manipulation, while chiropractors offer a number of treatments for musculoskeletal conditions. Spinal manipulation is a distinctive type of hands on treatment (manual therapy) that’s different from several other kinds of manual therapy such as massage and mobilization. While chiropractors sometimes consult with spinal manipulation as an “alteration” or a part of an adjustment, the term spinal manipulation is simpler to define, more accurate, and more widely used global.

What’s Spinal Manipulation?

Spinal manipulation is the use of a force (a rapid, shallow push) to spinal joints that moves the goal joint or nearby joints slightly beyond their normal range of movement. Spinal manipulation is often accompanied by an audible “pop”. This can be considered to be dissolved gas discharged from joint fluids with a quick drop in pressure. This gas abruptly joins into l

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Tony Robbins Discusses “Network Techniques”

Tony Robbins, the #1 personal growth and business leader, talks about his experience with Network Chiropractic and Donny Epstein.

Network Spinal Analysis™ could be described in this way, arising as it did when in 1982, New York Chiropractor, Dr Donald Epstein began ‘networking’ various chiropractic techniques. Through meticulous observation and by comparing the findings and results of one method with another, he began to see the efficacy of marrying certain techniques in a manner which enables the practitioner, through the use of light touch, to release large amounts of spinal tension from a patient. Although this might not sound very dramatic, it is a fact that the absolutely remarkable ‘life-changing’ ways in which patients respond to this method of care has become a hallmark of NSA. This unique approach to health is a synthesis of long standing chiropractic methods, quantum mechanics, neuroanatomy and neurophysiology while also acknowledging chan

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Chiropractic Treatment Proven to Improve Sensory-Processing Disorders

Sensory processing disorders (SPD)

are impairments in detecting, modulating, interpreting, or responding to sensory stimuli. One study estimates that 5 percent of elementary aged children met the criteria for SPD. These conditions are closely related to other neurodevelopmental disorders and often overlap with autism and ADHD. Recent studies have shown the benefits of chiropractic in enhancing the functionality of individuals with SPD and Autism.

In 2011, we have more children and young adults affected by neurodevelopmental disorders than ever before in history. There are many factors involved in this such as birth and/or early childhood trauma, environmental toxins, food allergens, the avoidance of breast feeding and heavy vaccination. These are all areas that show promise as causative factors in the formation of neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Lumbar Spine Issues Caused by Joint Extension

Approximately 80 percent of the population has or will experienced acute or chronic symptoms of back pain at least once throughout their lifetimes, according to several research studies. While a great majority of these issues are only temporary and they do resolve on their own, the injuries and/or conditions behind the individual’s back pain can accumulate tremendous financial burdens from the medical system over time, amounting to a great increase in medical expenses, including lost employee hours and a loss of productivity from the workforce if the affected individual has to take time off to recover from their specific type of back pain.

 

Among the many types of complications, most described as extension related low back pain, some of the most common include: spinal disc herniation and bulges; degeneration of the spine; annular tears; ligament sprains; muscle strains, particularly in the quadratus lumborum; osteoarthritis; rheumatoid and ankylosing spondylitis; f