|Chiropractic is a natural form
of health care based on a philosophy that recognizes and respects
the primacy of your nervous system in determining your wellbeing.
There are many factors that contribute to the
state of your health, however the single most important factor,
and often the most neglected, is the function and balance of your
nervous system. Your nervous system is the human body's master system,
controlling and co-ordinating the function of virtually every cell,
tissue and organ in your body.
The primary focus of chiropractic is to ensure
your nerves are working at their best in order to allow optimal
communication between your brain and your body, and therefore maximize
your potential for peak health and performance.
delicate relationship exists between your spine and your nervous
system. Imbalances in the spine can interfere with normal nerve
function. A subluxation
is the term commonly used by chiropractors to describe what happens
when the bones of the spine lose their normal position or movement.
This can place extra stress on bones, discs, ligaments and muscles
of your spine leading to degenerative wear and tear. Most significantly
though it may compromise the normal function of your nervous system
and diminish health.
Subluxations may be caused by many factors such
as poor posture, knocks, falls, car accidents, even the birth process
can be a major cause of subluxation in the newborn child. Stress,
whether it be physical, emotional or chemical, is one of the most
common causes of spinal subluxation.
Chiropractors use specific adjustments to correct
these imbalances in the spine and restore normal nerve function.
There are many different types of adjustments which are safe, gentle
and effective for people of all ages.
Chiropractic is the largest non surgical, non
drug prescribing primary contact health care profession in the world.
doctors are highly educated. University courses in Australia require
5 years full time study. By virtue of their undergraduate education,
no other health profession is more qualified in the field of spinal
health than chiropractic.
Chiropractic is safe. In a world where health
care intervention is a leading cause of death and disability, primarily
due to the excessive and inappropriate use of pharmaceuticals, it
is important to consider safety when making your health care choices.
Chiropractic is remarkably safe and effective for people of all
ages. It is all natural and it is drug and surgery free.
An informative seven minute video linked to our home page provides
a good overview of the chiropractic approach to health and well
being. Click here to view.