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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…)

A Tough Pill to Swallow

April 20, 2009

toughpill-1[originally published in KCN, January 1999]

The newspapers, television, and radio remind us every now and again about the leading causes of death in our society.  So much in fact, that it is pretty much common knowledge that the number one killer in the United States is…you guessed it, heart disease.  Number two and three might take a little more head scratching, but if cancer and stroke come to mind, you’d be correct.  But what about number four?  Nobody ever talks about number FOUR. (more…)


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