Chiropractic therapy is an alternative of medicine. It deals with the spine and the central nervous system, which control the functioning of all organs and muscles of the human body and are related to the most vital part of the human body which is the brain. Hence chiropractic therapy actually aims at the well being of the entire human body.Chiropractic therapy appears, to many as a massage by a qualified masseuse, indeed a Chiropractor is a certified medicine practitioner, who makes uses of his fingers to release blockage and enhance blood flow by manipulating several pressure points located on different areas of our face, neck, hands, legs and back. It may look as simple as that but actually Chiropractors receive college degrees and professional degrees and undergo intensive training, before they can start practice.Chiropractors are trained to detect misalignment, tenderness and asymmetry; in joints, bones, muscles and spinal tendons. They are also trained to perform cardiovascular, orthopedic and neurological tests. They are trained to access range of motion, stability, muscle strength, muscle tone. They can diagnose X-ray, CT scans, laboratory tests like any other medical practitioner.Source
Chiropractic therapy helps relieve: headaches, muscular aches, back aches, aches and pains in limbs, arthritic pain, repetitive strain and the pain that is caused by the air pressure that fills up the thorax or the abdominal area. It is an effective treatment for scoliosis, vertigo and sciatica. It is also used to correct tissue inflammation, stiffness, bad postures and reflexes. It helps straighten nerves that are twisted and blocked, allowing blood and oxygen to flow freely, hence fulfilling the need of the human body. Nerves enable the brain to function and chiropractics allow the human body to maintain a healthy nervous system.Chiropractic therapy has proved to lessen pressure on expecting mother. During pregnancy the therapy helps reduce backaches, soreness and other discomforts that come with pregnancy. It also induces labor, hence the expecting mother does not have to put up with long hours of labor before giving birth, not to mention it makes it relatively easier for the mother to deliver if she chooses to give birth to the baby naturally. The Chiropractic therapy helps unwind tense pelvic muscles that allow the baby to sink lower into the pelvis, thus stimulating contractions and causing dilation.Chiropractic therapy excludes the use of medicine and surgery, this saves the patient a lot of time, he does not have to take time off from work, and he does not have to get hospitalized. He does not even have to get himself injected; no drips and no drowsiness or side effects of drugs. And it does not take days for him to recover, in many cases a session is enough for the patient to feel relieved of his agony although a proper treatment may require and few additional visits.