[originally published in KCN, August 2000]
“Well Mrs. Jones, I believe I may have found the source of your back pain. From your examination and history, I was able to identify several areas in your spine suffering from the Vertebral Subluxation Complex. This is a condition in which some of the movable bones in your spine (vertebrae) lose their normal motion and position and become fixated or ‘stuck.’ The loss of motion and position of these bones can pinch or irritate the delicate nerve roots that exit between them, causing pain, muscle spasms, inflammation, and faulty nerve transmissions to the rest of your body. In addition, this loss of motion eventually deprives the joints and surrounding tissues of vital nourishment. Consequently, the degenerative effects of arthritis begin to set in.
“The good news is that I can help. (more…)