Posted tagged ‘depression’

Is Your Brain Hibernating?

July 1, 2010

[originally published in KCN, July 2002/ cartoon provided by TomLamarCartoon.com]

It’s pretty much common knowledge that chiropractic is effective for various forms of low back pain, neck discomfort, and headaches.  We see these conditions all the time.  The literature supports what we do, and we are fairly adept at explaining how it all works.  But there are some conditions that chiropractic treatment ends up benefiting without our even setting out to do so — and explaining these, well, often leaves us speechless.   (more…)

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Cause and Effect

October 23, 2009

[originally published in KCN, August 2000]

Happy Chiropractor and Patient“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…)


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