As a new patient your Chiropractor need to know the present condition of your spine and vertebrae. The X-Ray give your Chiropractor a baseline as to what kind, and length of treatment will be necessary to restore your spine to health. With an X-Ray your Chiropractor will be able to analyze the spine for misalignment, scoliosis, kyphosis, and lordosis. To detect degeneration such as osteoarthritis and or fractures and malformed bones.
We are all unique, different spines, different spines different builds: Objective findings from X-rays and neurological orthopedic, and other physical examinations. Experience in treating patients with similar conditions. Your age, the duration of your illness, your general health, genetic predisposition's or weaknesses, emotional stress, diet, and most importantly, the strength of your desire to be better.
Maintenance - Maintain health and prevent disease before obvious symptoms appear.
Parents who appreciate the importance of regular check-ups for their children's teeth, hearing, eyes, ears, nose, and throat draw a blank when it comes to a spinal check-up. The spine is the life line of the body - it is the cable structure containing nerve fibers that send messages to the ears, eyes, nose, teeth, arms, legs, stomach, and liver - THE ENTIRE BODY.
Birth is a traumatic experience for babies. From the warmth, softness, darkness, quiet and comfort of the womb, suddenly they are exposed to the cold, noisy, hard, harsh, blinding world. Possibly adding to this cultural shock is mechanical stress, forceps delivery, or cesarean delivery.
The goal of acupuncture is to restore the body's energy balance which flows over twelve meridians (concentration points) which are naturally in a state of balance. Any disruption of energy flow can alter the balance of those meridians, like pain and symptoms. Acupuncture can restore comfort and eliminate symptoms by re-balancing the energy in the affected meridians points.
There are many ways to stimulate the acupoints, electronic stimulation, needles, laser beam, pressure massage.
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