A Good Chiropractor

A chiropractor is a medical specialist that handles your bones and your spine. This is why it is very important to find a really good one if you want to benefit from an effective and safe treatment. This article is going to give you a few tips to help you in your search.

How to Find a Good Chiropactor

Ask a friend.

The best way to find a good chiropractor is by recommendation. Ask your friends and family if they can recommend you a specialist who treated them successfully.

If your friend is trustworthy, there are great chances that the chiropractor is really good.

Search Online.

If none of your friends used such services, you may need to search for a chiropractor online. Most chiropractors in your neighborhood are probably online. Not all of them may have their websites optimized for search engines, so you may also need to find some medical directories that list various specialists.

Use Google Places/Maps

Some medical practices and clinics list themselves on Google Places. This means you can find them easily on Google Maps or Google Earth.

It’s good idea to take a look there as you may also find some reviews. Often times you may find some good ones.

The Chiropractic Philosophy

NEURO-MUSCULAR-SKELETAL SYSTEM (NMS)

Motion, circulation, respiration, digestion … Yes, all these basic life functions and more are made possible by an extremely complex but combined system of your body: the nervous, muscular, and skeletal systems. 1

The Profitt philosophy of chiropractic is based upon the above fact. It is really very simple. The brain sends and receives information from the organs, glands, joints, blood vessels, etc. to the body. The brain uses the spinal cord and nerves to talk to these parts of your body. The spinal cord is housed (protected) by the 24 bones of your back, called vertebrae (spine). The nerves are branches (roots) that come off of the spinal cord and come out through tunnels (Intervertebral foramina) that are made by bones in your spine. Motion occurs between the bones of your spine as well as other joints in your body. Muscles, controlled by the brain and nervous system, make motion occur. Muscles that work properly help you walk, rise up out of a chair, and use the computer mouse to view this website.

The bones, muscles and nerves must work together as a team in the body. Pain, stiffness, numbness, tingling, headaches, etc. will occur when they are not functioning properly as one.

Chiropractic and the adjustments that are performed will help the bones muscles, and nerves work together.

When the bones, muscles and nerves work together,
You are healthier!